Ineke Hans Studio

frac Krefeld

july 2024

13 july - 10 august: Gallery Umelka, Bratislava: Design Without Borders, 2024
twice on show till 8 sept:
- Haus Lange, Haus Esters Krefeld (DE): Museum Without Borders, Art-Design/Dunkirk-Krefeld
- Court Barn Chipping Campden (UK): The Creative Circle - Eco - Conscious Design and Craft

Il Magistretti inglese

may 2024

10 April-23 June: Kiscell Museum Budapest: Design Without Borders, 2024
opened in April:
- Haus Lange, Haus Esters Krefeld: Museum Without Borders, Art-Design / Dunkirk-Krefeld
- Fondazione Vico Magistretti​: 'Il Magistretti inglese'  an exhibition with focus on designer Vico Magistretti's relationship with the UK and a small pop up of Ineke's work.

Footprint 1850

april 2024

• just opened in the Sustainable Dutch Design exhibition in the Netherlands Open Air Museum: FOOTPRINT 1850, a research project by Ineke Hans in cooperation with ArtEZ, and NOM. 

FOOTPRINT 1850 compares the social, ecological and economical footprints and impacts of 15 aspects of our daily lives in 1850, 1950, now and 2050. It shows artefacts, historical facts, special calculations by the RIVM (the Netherlands national institute of public health and the environment) and additional facts & figures, in the historic farm Midlum. Graphic design: Studio Boot.

• opening 10 April at Fondazione Vico Magistretti​'Il Magistretti inglese'  an exhibition with focus on designer Vico Magistretti's relationship with the UK and a small pop up of Ineke's work.

DDA22 Winners Portrait | Studio Ineke Hans x Circuform | Rex

december 2023

At the end of 2023....
a last thought of REX and its first recognition: the Dutch Design Award 2022!
2021: REX, the first Dutch deposit chair was launched with Circuform
2022: REX found a home to 5 fantastic museums and won 1 shortlist and 3 awards
2023: REX found its way to more museums and won 3 sustainability awards

The world of Dutch Design

mid October 2023

Dutch Design Week Eindhoven 2023:
- 24 oct. 18.00h Fuutlaan 12 - design perron: Dutch Design Dinner, see
- 26 oct. 16.00h Fuutlaan 12c - an agreement announced: Ineke Hans X Social Label, Joy of Work
- 27 oct. 23.50h NPO1: VPRO TV portrait 'De Wereld van Dutch Design', see or see
- 21-29 oct: GDG interconnected, Klokgebouw, see
- 21-29 oct: REX on show at GIO-G100, Klokgebouw


October 2023

Ineke is president of the International Jury at the 25th (!) Designblok Prague, see
and she shows 'The second life of REX' at the Museum of Applied Arts in Prague, see


June 2023

8 June: talk at Materials of Tomorrow symposium: SPACE10 & 3 days of design Copenhagen
12-14 June: REX present at Neocon Chicago
3-28 June: Designing Circularity, Hong Kong 
15 June: Designing Circularity / Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni: online talk on REX
16 June: Tin Ten Toon at Zilvermuseum Schoonhoven
16 June: talk on REX at opening Bundespreis Ecodesign expo at Designtransfer Berlin

designblok & dezeen jury

May 2023

A career switch to professional jury member...?
Proud to be judge of the Dezeen Awards 2023! and.... to be president of the International Designblok 23 Jury in Prague which celebrates its 25 anniversary this year! 
In my jury: Ben Hobson, co-ceo dezeen - Simone Post, designer Rotterdam - Birgitta Homburger, artdirector Berlin - Joseph Grima, co-director Design Academy Eindhoven & Alcova Milano

interzum 2000x1244

Early May 2023

REX keeps popping up: till 1 May: Designforum Vienna
and.... a talk on sustainability, circular economy and deposit chair REX at Interzum trendstage
Invited by Haute innovation Friday 12 May 14.00h - Boulevard Nord / Hall 8, see or see

celebrate plate

Milan 2023

- 17-23 April: Cor Unum at ALCOVA - a plate for Cor Unum's 70th anniversary: the Legends & Legacy collection - Viale Molise 62, Milano, see
- 20 April 10.00-11.00: Norwegian Presence Breakfast talk with Amy Frearson: Challenging perceptions of sustainable materials - Via Maroncelli 2, Milano, see rsvp
- 17-23 April: REX informal pop up - Viale Vittorio Veneto 30, Milano

women in design

March 2023

Working on design and several architectural projects.
In the mean time... have a look at the the Montreal Stewart Collection: designed by women and the story of women working in design

GDA newcomers 2023

February 2023

- Three out of the five finalists for the German Design Council's Newcomer Award are Ineke's students at UdK Berlin! Tobias Trübenbacher became Newcomer 2023! Super proud, also of Anna Koppmann and Tim Schütze, see
- till 26 Feb: The Spirit of Chairs, private collection of Thierry Barbier-Mueller at Mudac Lausanne

Green Product Award nominee 2023

January 2023

Read the recap on the 2022 awards and adventures of REX, here

REX is nominated for the Green Product Award 2023!
The Green Product Award honours sustainable, innovative products & services.
The awards will be handed out in March, but have a look and vote for yourself too

on show:
Till 5 Feb 2023 V&A Dundee: Plastic - Remaking Our World, see

winner eco bundespreis 2022

December 2022

REX is WINNER Bundespreis Ecodesign 2022!

The Ecodesign Award - Germany's highest state award for ecological design - in the category Service was handed out at the Ministry for the Environment in Berlin by the Bundes-ministerin and the President of the Umwelt Bundesamt, see info + short film

Winner DDA 2022!

November 2022


Ineke Hans wins Dutch Design Award 2022 wth REX in category Product

Jury statement: ‘REX does away with furniture as disposable items: with great dedication and decisiveness, Ineke Hans and Circuform have created an ecosystem that gives value to exchangeable furniture’. see & read more

october 2022

October 2022

in the Media
21/22 Oct, 00.00-01.00: Nooit meer Slapen, in conversation at VPRO's late night radio at NPO 1, hear podcast

22-30 Oct: Dutch Design Week
- From Flint to Footprint, three early evening salons: see DDW program, and press (EN/NL)
- REX in 2022 Dutch Design Awards show, see more
- REX in 2022 GIO Awards show (Good Industrial Design), see more

25-29 Oct: Orgatec Cologne
- REX at Designpost Köln, where Ineke will also be involved in a talk on 26 Oct, see 
- REX at Materials for Future, curated by Haute Innovation, read more here
- Van Esch took Forest for the Trees into their collection, Orgatec: Hall 10.1, B05 1, see

REX is nominated for the Bundespreis Ecodesign, see


July 2022

nice news:
REX is nominated for the Dutch Design Awards 2022 in the category Product, see

Jury Design Parade 2022, as present in Paris

March 2022

Ineke is president of the 2022 jury of Design Parade Hyères, annually taking place in the Villa Noailles at the Côte d'Azur.
She could compose a fantastic jury which was presented to the press in Paris end of February: 
• Kim Colin (designer and founder of Industrial Facility, London)
• Inga Sempé (designer, Paris)
• Tulga Beyerle (director of the Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe, Hamburg)
• Jana Zielinski (director of Designblok, Prague)
• Johanna Agerman Ross (curator V&A Museum and founder of Disegno magazine, London)
• Charlotte de La Grandière (artistic director and founder of Rue Herold, Paris)
• Barbara Minetto (General Manager Magis, Torre di Mosto)
• Jacques Averna & Cécile Canel (designers, winners Grand Prix Design Parade Hyères 2021)

As guest of honor Ineke will exhibit in the Villa in June. In a hybrid session the jury selected 10 finalists who will also present in the Villa and compete for the Grand Prix de Design Parade Hyères, see

4x REX

February 2022

since its launch in September 2021, REX joins 4 museum collections:
- Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rottterdam
- Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
- Die Neue Sammlung/The Design Museum, München
- Vitra Design Museum, Wheil am Rhein

personal handover one

January 2022

Nice start of the year: 'REX, the first dutch deposit chair' acquired by Vitra Design Museum and handed over personally

REX green-black-grey

December 2021

REX is produced and delivered!
The first REX chairs are on their way to clients,

a guaranteed deposit per chair

November 2021

3-5 November: Design District Rotterdam 2021 - Stand S17
The second life of REX, the first Dutch deposit chair
Het tweede leven van REX, de eerste Nederlandse statiegeld stoel

REX, an award winning collectors chair

October 2021

16-24 Oct, DUTCH DESIGN WEEK 2021 - Things that matter @Microlab Hall:
The second life of REX, the first Dutch deposit chair
Het tweede leven van REX, de eerste Nederlandse statiegeld stoel

A knife can be useful

2 October 2021

A knife can be useful
and... why take the bus and not a taxi
interview in Dutch newspaper NRC

The second life of REX (photo: Annegien van Doorn)

September 2021

coming up: The second life of REX, the first Dutch deposit chair
16-19 Sept: GLUE Amsterdam, at CONTACT
16-24 Oct: Dutch Design Week Eindhoven, in Microlab
3-5 Nov: Design District Rotterdam, stand S17

stedelijk 1

August 2021

Last chance to see upto 12 sept:
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: From Thonet to Dutch Design
With Interesting insights into the position of female designers and covid effects on design

Zilte haring, rode kroot

July 2021

opened! Crafts Council London - Maker's Eye: 
Ineke curated a selection of 15 objects and advised on new aquistion, see
special openings during Art Rotterdam at the Kunsthal
- Thursday 1 Juli, 18.00-21.00: a late night opening with Ineke present, book your evening ticket
- Saturday 3 Juli, 17.00: an ‘after hours’ artist-tour by Erik & Ineke for a limited group, apply here

Wie Bramen vreest moet uit het bos blijven

June 2021

5 June: Zoute Haring, Rode Kroot / Brined Herring, Red Beet
Kunsthal Rotterdam, book here
4-13 June Rethinking Plastic Romanian Design Week, Bucharest

ING x Kunsthal Rotterdam, foto: Marco de Swart

May 2021

Tram driving through Rotterdam and announcing: Zilte Haring, Rode Kroot
The terrace & shop are open, the exhibition is opening soon, see

PotS arrival

April 2021

Who made your Storage or Stool?
People of The Sun communicates this very clear
see more on Storage & Stools, here

Zuinig-Sparsam-Frugal: Eat Your Heart Out

December 2020

Geel als citroen, rood als tomaat is - extended - still on show in Museum Valkhof till 31 January
For the exhibition 6 animations were made: 'Zuinig-Sparsam-Frugal'.
They show some designs that are extremely economic in its use of material, such as:
Eat Your Heart Out, Tête à Tête set, Laser Chair and Instant Desk, see more: work 2020

royal blue

November 2020

- till 22 Nov: Kunstmuseum Den Haag Royal Blue, William and Mary's finest Delftware, read more, including the vases William and Mary designed for Kunstmuseum Den Haag in 2007
- re-opening 19 Nov: Valkhof Nijmegen, Geel als citroen, rood als tomaat, see more

Volkskrant interview 3 Okt. 2020

October 2020

3 Oct: An in-depth interview in Dutch national newspaper
Volkskrant Magazine design special: on life, design, future, women, farmer instinct and more, see
(interview Evelien van Veen, photos: Oof Verschuren, visagie: Chris Volkers)

 Ineke Hans en Erik Mattijssen in Valkhof Nijmegen

June 2020

Opening in times of Corona...
On 21 June the exhibition 'geel als citroen, rood als tomaat' (yellow as lemon, red as tomato) opens in Musuem Valkhof. It will be one of the first openings in the Netherlands in times of Corona, showing work that has been coming together in this complicated time with great help of our international clients.

In a large overview artist Erik Mattijssen and designer Ineke Hans show their work and relate to their mutual love for the common things with which we surround ourselves. With a leading role for intuition, room for wonder, surprise, comfort, music, animations, joy, love and new work.

21 June - 13 September: Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen for more info mail to press

ineke + mouthmask

May 2020

odd times .....


April 2020

coming up in Museum Valkhof Nijmegen: geel als citroen, rood als tomaat  
Ineke Hans x Erik Mattijssen: drawings, furniture, comfort, music, joy and love

crafts council & royal blue

March 2020

cancelled openings in Time of Corona:
- 21 March till 16 Aug: William & Mary on show in 'Royal Blue' Kunstmuseum Den Haag
- End of March: opening new Gallery in Crafts Council London with 'The Maker’s Eye', with Ineke's selection of 15 works and to a purchase proposal from a young designer.

20-1 blank page pink

January 2020

Happy 2020!
For now a blank pink page, but for this year on the menu: 
a boardroom interior, new chairs, a museum exhibition, press tours, pop up presentations, discussions and.... new directions


December 2019

As part of the Bauhaus 100th aniversary Ally was designed. 'Lamps of the Modern' asked four designers to reinterprete lights by Wilhelm Wagenfeld. see more

conference Dubai

November 2019

10 Nov: last day on show: German Design Graduates, a new initiative set up with Mark Braun & Herman Weizenegger
11-16 Nov: Global Grad Show, Dubai with Anna, Philipp, Marie, Tobi & Louis 
11 Nov: moderation and part of panel discussion Sustainability and Design: Designing for a Future-Proof World at Global Grad Show Conference, Dubai. A conference with focus on Innovating for Social Impact.

October 2019

London panel: 2 October 19.00 Tate Modern Terrace Shop, a panel discussion with Ineke Hans, Kim Colin (industrial facility) and Faye Toogood in the run-up to the book launch of Women in Design, by Charlotte and Clementine Fiell for Laurence King Publishers.

Friesland lecture: 4 October, 16.00 Ineke wil give a talk on the occasion of the presentation of the 'Vredeman de Vries Prijs voor Vormgeving' by Gedeputeerde Staten van Fryslân.

MAK Vienna: till 6 October on display in Vienna Biennale for Change 2019 and in the reinstalled MAK DesignLab for the upcoming years.

Berlin Design Week: 10 October 2019 opening of German Design Graduates, in Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, initiated by Ineke Hans, Mark Braun & Hermann Weizenegger. On show till 10.11.2019, with public talks in opening weekend.

Cube DesignMuseum Kerkrade: 12 October opening of the new permanent exhibition What is Design? It shows the diversity of design, see

Designblok Prague: Finally a family! The MAMA-jars for Krehky are complete.
Public presentation: 18 October 15.00 Prague International Design Festival Průmyslový palác, VýstavištÄ› Praha Holešovice.

Dutch Design Week: 19-27 October Rethinking Plastic (also see) an exhibition by Serious Business and Dutch Design Foundation at Yksi Expo, Torenallee 22, Eindhoven.

Berlin garden office

September 2019

The studio in Holland is open as usual, but a new small studio has popped up in Berlin Mitte this summer. From here Ineke will carry on her design work and other activities and combine that with her professorship Design & Social Context at the University of the Arts in Berlin, note the new address

ambiente blog

August 2019

On summer holidays? Have a read!
In February Ineke will take over Hansjerg Maier-Aichen's position to take visitors on tours at Ambiente Frankfurt. An interview with her took place at the last Ambiente. You can find it HERE

London, Mondriaan - Ineke

July 2019

Bye.... London and UK, indecisive about Brexit....  made us decide recently. 
Due to some more reasons and with a bit of pain in the heart the small canalside studio in London closed, but please stay tuned for the next move. For now - above - a short film that was made by Kooyman & Ko in that lovely studio with Ineke in the Mondriaan/de Stijl year 2017.


May 2019

a glimpse in the diary:
22 May 18.00: discussion with Disegno at Flokk/Offecct showroom during CDW, London
24-26 May: presentation and talk at art design fesitval in Mikulov (Cz)
29 May - 2 Juni: at work in Chengdu, China

friso kramer & ineke hans 2011

14 February 2019

Bye bye Friso, designer of dutch design icons.

hm10 sofa +german design all 2000x1244

February 2019

FLIX - the modular furniture system designed for the British company Hitch Mylius - received a special mention in the German Design Awards!

FlIX is a flexible seating system that is compact and soft, which works for both formal and informal spaces today, offering multiple and single seating options. With a minimum of components it is possible to create a range of configurations for office, hospitality and co-working environments, see more

For more Germany related news, see our February news

kunsthalle wien chair

January 2019

Happened in 2018: Kunsthalle Vienna Chair - made by Gebrüder Thonet Vienna - has become part of the MAK collection (Museum of Applied Arts Vienna). 
Thrilled since it is now in the company of MAK's fantastic Thonet collection.

jar jug 2000x1244

December 2018

- Jug-jar came out with Tsjech brand KÅ™ehký. see more
- untill 3 March: Speculative Design Archive - Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam
- untill 31 Dec: Arnhemse Helden - Rozet Arnhem

 waste istanbul with UdK

November 2018

- 20 Sept-20 Nov: WASTE - Palais de Hollande, Istanbul Design Biennial
- 19 Oct-3 March: Speculative Design Archive - Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam
- 9 Sept-31 Dec: Arnhemse Helden in Rozet


October 2018

- 18-19 Oct: Creative Blur symposium at Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe Hamburg
- 20-28 Oct: Explore & Act - Dutch Design Week Eindhoven
- 23-27 Oct: Launch of Lowroom with Offecct - Orgatec Cologne
- 24-29 Oct: Launch of A Jug with KÅ™ehký - Manifest Colloredo Mansfeld Prague
- 24-29 Oct: Manifest at Manifest Colloredo Mansfeld - Designblok Prague
- 20 Sept-20 Nov: WASTE - Palais de Hollande, Istanbul Design Biennial
- 19 Oct-3 March: Speculative Design Archive - Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam

Hitch Mylius launch

September 2018

21 Sept, 10.30-12.00: New Dutch Touch, a conversation with young Dutch designers at London Design Fair together with Max Fraser
20-23 Sept: Lauch of STILTE with Hitch Mylius at Design Junction, Doon Street F27

guus en ineke

June 2018

Presentating two sustainable collections: Ordinairy Furniture & Berit Furniture... and cooperation with Guus van Maarschalkerweerd
• 1, 2, 3 June: Design Kwartier, Den Haag: presentation at Edwin Pelser 
Events: 2 June, 15.00: talk at de Tempel / 16.30 - 18.00: drinks at Pelser
• 6, 7, 8 June: Design Districtt, Rotterdam with Guus van Maarschalkerweerd, Stand S53,
free ticket here Event: 7 June, 16.00 - 17.30 drinks and meet & greet with Ineke & Guus
• 7 June: 9.30 -11.30 Offecct Off Site, Flokk Rotterdam: talk Eat Design for Breakfast

May 2018

14 May: Ineke speaks at DES Debates Edinburgh, with a.o. Annemartine van Kesteren (Museum Boijmans van Beuningen), Max Lamb, Grant Gibson, see
and... we are working on new projects that are coming up in autumn

17-22 April 2018

- In times of rapid changes Lensvelt presents: NOTHING NEW
Museo Dicesano di Milano, Corso di Porta Ticinese 95, Milano

Lowroom for Offecct

February 2018

6 Febr - 10 Febr: new developments for Offecct at Stockhholm Furniture Fair, see Lowroom
17 Febr - 2 June: four dutch designers at 25th anniversary of WOW, Utrecht
25 Febr: a conversation with Crafts Council's Grant Gibson at Collect London

Was ist Loos? - catalogue

January 2018 - CATALOG !

Design: Irma Boom
Texts: Deyan Sudjic (Designmuseum London), Bart Lootsma (Prof. Architectural Theory Innsbruck), Oliver Stratford (Disegno Magazine) - Intro: Nicolaus Schafhausen & Juliane Bischoff (Kunsthalle Wien) - Publisher: Sternberg Press Berlin, more + order

bundle of joy

A great 2018!

This summer Max Fraser invited designers to create a one-off artwork with three coloured A4 sheets of paper. All objects where auctioned for for Maggie's Cancer Centres.
With this lasercutted 'Bundle of Joy' for Maggie's we bring some joy and wish you: a merry Christmas and a fantastic new year!

Kunsthalle Wien Chair

December 2017

Our exhibition 'Was ist Loos' in Kunsthalle Vienna is finished, but there are still nice stories to tell: Kunsthalle Wien Chair, made by Gebrüder Thonet Wien, see

Was ist Loos?

November 2017

'Was ist Loos?' - Ineke Hans on the status quo of design today.
To see till 12 November 2017 at Kunsthalle Wien or see and read more here

September / Oktober 2017

Was ist Loos? - Kunsthalle Wien am Karlsplatz.
28 September - 12 November 2017

27 September 7 pm: Opening

Side program, a.o:
28 September 6 pm: The Pragmaticism of Ineke Hans
a conversation at Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz with Oliver Stratford (Disegno) Bart Lootsma (Prof. architectur theory Innsbruck) & Ineke Hans, read more
29 September 7 pm: Design and Living Together
a talk by Deyan Sudjic (director Design Museum London) followed by conversation between Nicolaus Schafhausen (director Kunsthalle WIen) Lilli Hollein (director Design Week Vienna) & Ineke Hans, read more

August / September 2017

coming up in September:
1 Sept, Somerset House London: Learned Society late, wrap up of Learned Society expo
5-10 Sept, One Poultry, London: our contribution for Maggie's 'Joy for Living' project' on show 
12 Sept, Design Museum London panel discussion: Friend of Faux?
19 Sept, V&A Museum talk: Design Chameleon

16-24 Sept. presentations at Brompton Design District during London Design Festival, see
Last London Salon: an exhibition and pamflet as wrap up of London Salons + talks with BDD:
     21 Sept: Models for Social Design - Community Economics
     22 Sept: Models for Social Design - Designer's Perspectives
Fogo Island Shop: Economic Nutrician Through Design
People of the Sun Malawi launch our Storage & Stools

28 Sept -12 Nov: 'Was ist Loos?' solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Wien, 
with talks and special events coinciding with the start of Vienna Design Week, see

July 2017


  • 5 July-3 Sept: 'The Learned Society of Extra Ordinary Objects', Somerset House London, see
  • 13 July-19 Aug: 'Prototypes and Experiments 9', Aram Gallery London, see

And... save these dates!

  • 16-24 Sept: 'Furniture & the future', salon-wrap-up, Brompton Design District London, see
  • 28 Sept-12 Nov: 'Was ist Loos?' Ineke Hans in Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, see
FLIX flexible seating

June 2017

New upholstery system with Hitch Mylius received very positive!
See first models online and check with Hitch Mylius.

May 2017

Coming up: FLIX, a new upholstery system for Hitch | Mylius 
- 23-25 May, Clerkenwell Design Week London, 10am till late
- Malmaison hotel, 18-21 Charterhouse Square, London​, read more >

 studio-salon #4 chaired by Max Fraser

19 April 2017

Written reports on the six East London studio-salons are online.
These salons are part of Ineke's London research project into 'The future of furniture design & the changing position of the designer' taking place in 2016-2017. Find overview and all links here.

April 2017

In Milan 5th April? reflect on design...
- 14.00-15.00 Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Via Matteo Bandello 14/16: SUMMIT launches the fourth volume in their critically acclaimed series of collected interviews. Ineke wrote the introduction for it, read more
- 16.30-18.00 Aterlier Clerici, Via Clerici 5: Disegno x British Council: a conversation on design and industry. Johanna Agerman Ross, curator V&A, in conversation with Orhan Niksic (Zanat), Ineke Hans and Jan Boelen (Z33). Free but RSVP, read more
The conversation is part of the Open Design School program, see

let's celebrate our differences!

A great 2017!

We wish everyone a great 2017, but also with more understanding, compassion and a bit less polarisation and anger then in 2016 please: let's celebrate our differences! 
This was starting point to make this message  for Disegno.

(STUDIO INEKEHANS will be closed till 2 January)

Time to Think

October 2016

  • Time to Think on PAMONO: and interesting read on STUDIO SALON here
  • 24 Sept-29 Jan: Houselife - Musée des Arts Décoratif et du Design Bordeaux, France
  • 25-29 Sept: Orgatec Aline family with Johanson, Hall 10.2 K29/L28
  • 29 Sept-4 Dec: Primeira Escola - Museu José Malhoa, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
SALON film so far (Jan-June 2016)

September 2016

Things ain't what they use to be... (Oscar Peterson Trio)
An animation is online about the London Salons so far. Find it here.

17-25 Sept: Cuckoo Eggs at V&A

September 2016

Ineke Hans & INEKEHANS|SALON during LDF: dates of all presentations & conversations

17-25 Sept. V&A: Ineke Hans - Cuckoo Eggs, interventions in the Furniture Galleries, see
17-25 Sept. Brompton Design District: Furniture is not working 2.0, popup expo, see

read more
panjat pinang independence day in Indonesia

Summer 2016

  • 17 August Panjat Pinang: independance day events in Indonesia and our inspiration for routing & signing of Sonsbeek '16 - read more about Panjat Pinang and see more on Sonsbeek '16.
  • coming up in Sept: presentations & conversations during London Design Festival & London Design Biennale at V&A, Ace Hotel, Brompton Design District and Somerset House -  SAVE OUR DATES! 
chops in royal gardens

July 2016

CHOPS: choppingboards out of recycled plastic hanging in Pavilion Royal Palace.
We made an installation for BAL! in the gardens of the palace of Queen Juliana of the the Netherlands. BAL! is on till 25 Sept, see

Green Good Design Award 2016 for Offecct's O2asis concept

Green Good Design Award 2016!

Offecct's O2asis concept wins Green Good Design Award 2016 and our Smallroom furniture - as one of the first - is part of that... see

June 2016

Working on all 3D design of routing and signing for 'Sonsbeek'.
Sonsbeek '16 is the 11th version of the most acclaimed exhibition of contemporary art in public space in the Netherlands taking place in Sonsbeek Park Arnhem at irregular years since 1949 and appears this year from 4 June to 18 September, see

CDW popups: salons & expo

May 2016:

During Clerkenwell Design Week London (24-26 May) Ineke is curator of 3 unique UK-NL popup salons in the Goldsmiths' Centre & a UK-NL popup exhibition in MOSA's London Flagship Store.

read more
check red with coatstand and chair

11 april 2016

Launched in Milan: SNIP & CHECK handmade rugs by Nodus

  • SNIP for Nodus High Design Rugs Collection, read more
  • CHECK is the first series of rugs for Nodus 'in stock' Collection: three colours, high quality and interesting price, read more
SNIP carpet glimpse

April 2016

New projects in Milan this year are carpets:
limited and less limited editions, read more ...

Above a glimpse of SNIP a carpet for Nodus

25 February 2016

Announced today: our London Studio|Salon will cooperate with Clerkenwell Design Week (24-26 May) on two Dutch-British events. CDW will host 3 East London Salons for a larger audience - the XL salons - with acclaimed UK and NL speakers. Next to it a pop-up a exhibition of PROOFFLab (NL) and of a joint UK research project of Opendesk and Ineke. read more

February talks

February 2016

  • 2 Feb. London: STUDIO | SALON#1: furniture & us
  • 3-5 Feb. Lund: Project at School of Industrial Design of Lund University
  • 4 February Malmö: Ineke talks at Form Design Center
  • 9-13 Feb. Stockholm: Barstool Aline for Johanson design has new relatives to complete the family, Stockholm Furniture Fair: stand A20:18
  • ​25 Feb. München: Ineke speaks at DeUTsCH in Siemens Auditorium Pinakothek der Moderne a symposium on Dutch-German design during Munich Creative Business Week
Ineke Hans Guest Professor Kassel 2014/15

1 February 2016

In 2014/15 Ineke was the first Guest Professor at the Product Design course of the School of Arts & Design at the University of Kassel. She adopted the year to explore current issues in design with her students. The catalogue of 2014/15 - conceptualized and designed by Lambl/Homburger from Berlin - is online now, read more

east london studio-salons

Januari 2016

The topics for six studio-salons are clear as are the first dates and speakers, see
The salons will hop around different East London studio's hosting limited groups of professionals from all over the design scene with an interest to join the furniture discussions. The first salon is fully booked, but if you are interested please mail to be added to the guestlists of one of the others.

design from Arnhem

28 December 2015 - 3 January 2016

Last summer Ineke stepped down from the board and organisation of OPA (Design Platform Arnhem) but till the end of 2015 she took care of OPA blogs with editor Peter Nijenhuis. 
For a whole week online platform Dutch Design Daily pays special attention to OPA and OPA's blogs, see... plus of course the 6 following days.

December 2015

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam published an art-make-do-book: 'Maak het met Kunstenaars' (Make it with Artists) celebrating 10 years of artist workshops. With contributions of Viktor&Rolf, Rineke Dijkstra, Marcel Wanders, Mark Manders, Ineke Hans, Marlene Dumas and others, see

studio|salon london

November 2015

Ineke has set up studio|salon in London; design studio & research salon.
The studio will work on design projects with the studio in Arnhem. For the salon London as a city is carefully picked. Check out the website for salon London or our latest newsletter.

workshop stedelijk museum

Half October 2015

22 Oct: a workshop for children by Ineke in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (unfortunately sold out)
23 Oct - 13 March: Design Derby in Design Museum Gent

Bench with back on island

October 2015

Island furniture
- A private client asked to design furniture for her small island in the Netherlands. This summer we delivered new sustainable outdoor furniture made of Accoya-wood by boat, see.
- â€‹The client agreed to have the furniture produced on a larger scale. The Berit-collection will become available via INEKEHANS COLLECTION soon.

stedelijk museum ineke hans

September 2015

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

  • Seven Chairs in Seven Days have been donated to Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam by the generous 1995-buyer. The complete serie is therefore on display in the 'Superbox' of the Stedelijk Museum from 5 Sept-25 Oct, see

London Design Festival

  • Other early work of Ineke (the Johanna stools) are on show with the Crafts Council. 'Inside Out: Furniture from the Crafts Council Collection', featuring early work from a.o. Tom Dixon, El Ultimo Gritto, Michael Marriott, in Habitats Platform Gallery, from 19 Sept-17 Oct. see   
  • 'The Deadgood Library', an installation in the Shoreditch Triangle based around the idea of losing yourself in reading. Influential emerging and established persons in the design industry were asked: What is your favourite book? From 22-27 Sept, see


  • 11 sept. afternoon: conversation on Dutch-Belgium design at Design Derby, Museum Boijmans
  • 11 sept. evening: talking about Fogo Island projects at architecture centre casa-Arnhem
BERIT meubels

July / August 2015

above: a glimpse of BERIT, our new wooden outdoor furniture coming up soon.
and... during this summer Ordinairy Furniture (our outdoor furniture from recycled plastic):
- as usual deliveries in all types and sizes.
- on show in Design Derby, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen till 13 Sept

plektra for iittala interior

May 2015

Plektra is out!

Our first project for iittala got launced at the Salone 2015.
Iittala extends its collection with small items for interiors and introducing Finnish birch.
Presentations coming up in Helsinki, Stockholm, Amsterdam & Munich.
see more or see

oracle du design Ineke Hans

April 2015

The Drawer Table

January 2015

The Drawer Table for Arco.
Launched during Cologne Furniture Fair. Also see

arco appetizer cologne ineke hans

Cologne 19-25 January 2015

We are very proud and pleased to show with Arco again. Arco will launch the Drawer Table at Design Post Cologne during the Cologne Furniture Fair 19-25 January. We hope to see you too. From Monday onwards you'll find info and images also online. For more info and press see also.

double bench web n34

January 2015

Five 2014 design breakthroughs edging the industry forward in different ways were noted by Design Indaba. One of them: our N34 roadproject for Provincie Drenthe, see also


December 2014

Above: our Smallroom sofa's for Offecct.
Worldwide they have become a very popular system in the last 2 years. For working environments and even at home!

orgatec 1

November 2014

Above: Our Home Office installation 'human touch & the clean desk' for Stylepark during Orgatec


new furniture

October 2014

more info on october here

INEKEHANS|COLLECTION at designjunction

September 2014

London Design Festival:

  • 16 sept: Ineke takes part in Global Design Forum at Victoria & Albert Museum, see 
  • 18-21 sept: INEKEHANS|COLLECTION is partner in designjunction: we equip the press room and pop-up with a tiny booth (F72a)
  • 19 sept: Ineke in conversation with Disegno editor in chief Johanna Agermann Ross at 100% design, see 

pressinfo London


August 2014

- enjoy the summer

department of design capetown

July 2014

- 3-6 July: the studio is opened! We have stocksale and two studio tours see
- 11 July: Ineke is keynote speaker for Department of Design in Cape Town World Design Capital 2014, see more


June 2014

Dutch Design Supermodels will make a short stop in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam from June 6th, before it heads off around the world. Four of Ineke's chairs are part of the classic Dutch Design Models. Next to that you find our black 3d-printed interior in the Dutch Design Dollshouse. See the website and the nice film of the making proces.

rare bird / rare vogel collection

1 June 2014

We made t-shirts!
A nice local project: Our 'Rare Bird Collection' for Okimono in Arnhem is for sale via Okimono's webshop and on show in Caspar - one of our favorite local cafes - till July 6th.
All t-shirts are limited edition, but fair and ecofriendly make and good quality.


May 2014

We made Wonderwoud.

Icons and pictograms for fun and for guiding are an old time favorite of Ineke. Pictograms and icons are used in Wonderwoud for primary school 'De Windroos' to challenge and guide children through rare libraries, see


Milan 2014

During the Salone
- new projects with Magis: Salone del Mobile, Hall 20, stand C15-D12
- 3d printed models in Supermodels: Dutch Design Models|the Dutch Design House initiated by Concern, Ventura Lambrate 5

read april news


April 2014

Out now: De Architect, Ineke is on the cover and there are 14 pages dedicated to our work related to architecture and design, see

ineke talking to peer

March 2014

  • Film: Peer Eriksson from Sweden came to our studio in October and just launched his interview with Ineke on PeerTV, see
  • Ineke will be Dutch Design ambassador on a trip to South Korea at the end of this month, talking about dutch angles in design and investigating opportunities for Design cooperations.
Living Spaces

Februari 2014

diary week 6:

  • Stockholm: event with Finnish company Iittala as appetizer for what is coming soon (keep your ears and eyes open!)
  • London: speaking with graduating students of RCA (Ineke is external examinar for designproducts this year)
  • Textile Museum Tilburg: opening of LIVING SPACES hundred years of textiles in Dutch interiors (photo above: Rene van der Hulst)
Fogo Island Inn outdoor furniture Ineke Hans

January 2014

  • image of our red furnture for Fogo Island Inn above is by Alex Fradkin
  • Fogo Island Inn in Azures 2013 Top 10 architectural projects, with a.o. Piano, OMA, Foster&co, Mecanoo. Inn's furniture designer is mentioned too!
  • recently great articles came out on our Fogo-work, see DAMnº Magazine #41
  • we also recommend buying this months German Form Magazine for a good read from p.79 onwards (we think buying magazines is a good idea anyway)
  • but you can always check out some online coverage on our Fogo projects
November 2013

November 2013

Two years ago Ineke started work on a very special project for the Fogo Island Inn in Canada: designing furniture for its interior and later on outdoor furniture. We will fill you in on the projects during November. Keep checking the work section on this site and our facebook page.

October 2013

October 2013

While we work on new projects there is a personal interview with Ineke to read for you here
and... we finally filed our recent work for MoBA13: a. Furniture for Fashion b. Info-, leisure-, bookshopdesign c. 3d routing see

September 2013

September 2013

6-10 September, Maison & objet, Paris:

August 2013

August 2013

  • 24-25 August: Ineke will speak at New Wave in Jyväskylä, Finland: the 7th international Alvar Aalto Design Seminar 2013
  • Summer holidays, but Ahrend 380 furniture is getting applied in many schools at the moment.
  • Ineke is scout for Rotterdam Design Prize.
June 2013

June 2013

  • studio|INEKEHANS did all 3d interior and exterior exhibition design for MºBA (Fashion Biennale Arnhem): pedestals, ticketoffices, bookshop, infopanels, stages, displays, info-houses, the totem (!), city benches for routing from station to locations. See MºBA and also our facebook page.
  • Ineke is external examiner Design Products at Royal College of Art London
May 2013

May 2013

coming up:

  • 22 May: a breakfast-talk at Ahrend London during Clerkenwell Design week
  • 24 May-29 Sept: Vom Stand der Dinge, Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus Bremen see
  • 15 May-July: Ordinairy Furniture in Cafe Brasserie Dudok Arnhem
April 2013

April 2013

  • working on: 3d design of MºBA, (Fashionbienale Arnhem): exhibtion items and routes. Curator Lidewij Edelkoort, see
  • coming soon: roadfurniture for Provincie Drenthe, wonderkabinets and libraries for a school, our projects for an Inn in the north of Canada
Februari 2013

February 2013

Smallroom Sofa's for Offecct

  • have been awarded a The Chicago Athenaem Good Design Award 2012
  • and... is labeled Möbelfakta. Möbelfakta is a Swedish label that guarantees quality, environment and social responsibility.
30 Jan. - 3 Feb. 2013

30 January / 3 February 2013

Arnhemse Stockdagen, INEKEHANSARNHEM opens doors and has sales!

  • Selling: a. stock, second choise and special editions b. our RoyalVKB products at attractive prices c. 40% off on all INEKEHANS|collection items
  • Special tour on 1,2 Febr. for limited participants, see, and apply quick!
Januari 2013

January 2013

  • Orangebloom – bought by Haags Gemeentemuseum – joined older sister William and Mary and are in permanent exhibition Delftware Wonderware
  • Black Gold a.o. in Winters Tafelen in Museum Princessehof Leewarden
  • Split and other items for SCP at Maison & Object, Paris
December 2012

December 2012

We are working.
Working on exciting projects, in amazing places like above.

November 2012

November 2012

We keep our feet to the ground...
but its nice to get taps on the shoulder:

  • EigenHuis&Interieur made a Top25 of Dutch Design with intriguing flowers
  • Sanoma Woonawards nominated us twice! Swing Wing for iH|c as best 'woonproduct' and Ineke as best 'woonprofessional' of 2012, see
Early October 2012

Early October 2012

  • 7 Oct. 14.00-17.00: at Future City Festival Arnhem Ineke will guide a lego workshop for children, building the city of the future see
  • 10 Oct. Dutch Auctionhouse Venduehuis will have its first Design Auction. There will be 14 redesigned chairs for charity by dutch designers. Our good cause is Sofa-fonds that supports upcoming dutch furniture designers in the Netherlands.
Sept/Oct. 2012

September / October 2012

28 Sept: Budapest Designweek runs untill 7th Oct. This years theme is Slow Design. There will be a small presentation of our work a.o. for Ahrend, Offecct, iH|C. Ineke will give a talk as 'star'designer on Oct 4, see

September 2012 week 38

September 2012 week 38

  • Sept 14-23 : studio|INEKEHANS during London Design Festival for SCP,
    135-139 Curtain Road London, EC2A 3BX
  • Sept 21-23 : INEKEHANS|collection shown at Elle Decoration Inside Design,
    starting at IJburglaan 837, Amsterdam
September 2012

September 2012

  • DutchDFA made a filmed profile on Ahrend, Friso Kramer and Ineke.
  • Friso is 90! Doesn't he look great? see film
  • In autumn involved in many presentations, talks, etc... check some here
August 2012

August 2012

enjoying holidays: change of cheese
(Łęgi, eastern Europe)

July 2012

July 2012

to enjoy the summer and brush up your Dutch:

  • you can find a nice read and...
  • a short film that came out with our presentation of iH|collection at Toonkamer: 16 July till 15 Sept.
June 2012

June 2012

  • Wall Street Journal: "Offecct's Smallroom - a Reading Chair for the 21st Century", see
  • Ineke is external examiner for Design Products students of Royal College of Art, London
May 2012

May 2012

Orangebloom in Oranienbaum: lifesize glassinstallation for queen Henriëtte Catharina van Anhalt Dessau. Purchased by Haags Gemeentemuseum Den Haag for its permanent collection.
Summer exhibition Dutch Design: 26 april - 30 sept, read more

Milan 2012

Milan 2012

  • Smallroom for OFFECCT Pav. 20 stand E18, also see
  • Welland for SCP in the new Most venue, via Olona 6b
  • Swing Wing & small items at Tourbillon/Adriana Morandi: Via Baldissera 4
  • D... come Donna, Design e Digital, 24Ore cultura, Via Monte Rosa 91

see more details or ask for Milan presskit

March 2012

March 2012

  • Swing Chairs and Wing Desks finds lot of interest by shops and specifiers
  • 8 March: Ineke talks about material innovations and sustainability at Cradle to Cradle café Amsterdam
  • Ahrend 380 has won a prize again: the Chicago Atheneum Good Design Award
February 2012

February 2012

7-11 February, Stockholm Furniture Fair, stand A20:20:
for OFFECCT we designed a new contract furniture system, for working, waiting and contemplating. The single elements can stand alone or can be combined in projects, lounges and if you like at home!

London 2012

London 2012

Ahrend 380 became the studiochair for the Design Products department of the Royal College of Art.
Ineke will be external examiner to this years RCA Design Products graduates.

Paris 2012

Paris 2012

  • WELLAND: table, benches and stools, are the first results of our cooperation with London brand SCP. See more
  • SWING-WING: studio project of chairs and desks for INEKEHANS©OLLECTION presented with our French friends of Pop-Corn. See more
Cologne 2012

Cologne 2012

New products for INEKEHANS©OLLECTION launched as lounge in Pure Village Club IMM-fair
see some more

January 2012

January 2012

16-22 January IMM Cologne:

20-24 January Maison & Object Paris, Now! Design á vivre!:

  • new iH© homeoffice with our distributor POP-CORN (hall 8, A81-B82)
  • and... Ineke's first furniture with English brand SCP (hall 8, A51-B52)
End of 2011

End of 2011

First of all: the best for Christmas and a super 2012!
Find out how to make this fantastic tree yourself: see here or get one here

In January and February new work will be shown in Cologne, Paris and Stockholm. We will inform you on this soon.

read more
November 2011

November 2011

Updated: you can enjoy our site now on iphones and ipads and... October ended with prizes and acknowledgements see
On show from 8 nov: Black and White - Designing Opposites, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

October 2011

October 2011

Here is a picture from Belgium made in July. In the meantime we are working on many nice things. Travelling a lot this month and involved in some events during Dutch Design Week by the end of October.

June 2011

June 2011

onoffice on Ineke Hans: online and on paper

New Olds at Design Museum Holon (Is) 26 May-10 Sept, read more
Making Histories at TS2, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, since 3 March read more

May 2011

May 2011

Talking about latest designs

On show a.o.:

DesignSALON Amsterdam, 28 April-15 May, read more / Zetel at ARTAmsterdam, 11-15 May

Milan 2011

Milan 2011

  • presentations with MAGIS: Fiera Hall 20, stand C01-D02
    and AHREND: Ventura Lambrate, Via Ventura 6 read
  • see on Magis, see Magis storage highlighted, and more Magis / see also Ahrend 380 chair, and more Ahrend, and Ahrend 380 chair highlighted in NY Times wrap up on Milan.
April 2011

April 2011

For the entrance of Netherlands exam institute CITO we designed a huge light object and one of the nicest roof terraces you can imagine. Her Royal Highness Beatrix of the Netherlands opened the new building.
Photo's: Herman van Ommen. see more

New Year 2011

New Year 2011


denis, koen, sanne, ineke, frans

Exhibition: till-13 Febr: Manières Noires at Beaux-Arts Mons
Ineke is talking on recent projects on Orgatec

December 2010

December 2010

  • sound panel GEO from recycled PET-bottles received a Red Dot and is now available in green, see
  • coatstand Corner Guy is received very well by architects

Ineke is talking on both projects on Orgatec