Dutch designer Hella Jongerius (1963) combines the traditional with the contemporary, the newest technologies with age-old craft techniques. She aims to create products with individual character by including craft elements in the industrial production process.Read more about the artist
Hella Jongerius received worldwide recognition for her Soft Urn in 1994. A traditional vase made out of rubber. Her work, including this knitted lamp or this embroidered tablecloth is exposed all over the world including MoMa New York. Jongerius is famous for using traditional craftsmanship to create something completely new.
In her philosophy, mass production and craftsmanship can go hand in hand. For over two years, Jongerius has been developing a new range of colours for Swiss furniture giant Vitra.