OBJECT Rotterdam 2017 @ SS Rotterdam

The 6th edition of OBJECT Rotterdam offers from the 10th to the 12th of February a beautiful view of contemporary design to look and to buy with established names and young talent at steamship SS Rotterdam.

More than 75 national and international, established and upcoming designers at the cutting edge of design, art, architecture and fashion are taking part. And the great thing is that visitors during the exhibition days can meet the designers.

OBJECT shows limited editions and unique pieces. Special furniture, interior design and home accessories as well as striking installations in the field of fashion, art and architecture, made in different materials and using different techniques. The fair takes place aboard the historic steamship SS Rotterdam, La Grande Dame of the Holland - America Line. For three days the fair for contemporary design is on display in several rooms, hotel rooms and on indoor and outdoor decks of the impressive ship. And for the first time the huge engine rooms are opened to the public.

In these spectacular rooms Workshop of Wonders shows many special seats from 100 years of Dutch Design Chair. From contemporary designers and classic design brands, from Gerrit Rietveld to Scholten & Baijings.

Another must see is the pool designed by architect Maaskant, which is filled with design by Tuttobene, design label and agency, it will present work by no less than 16 Dutch designers, including Mae Engelgeer and Mieke Meijer.

The banquet and dining rooms of the ship, hotel rooms and the various decks OBJECT Rotterdam has launched a large number of furniture designs, textile plants, designer lighting and fashion accessories from emerging talents. Highlights are the bricks of coffee by Rietveld Academy graduate Mayra Sérgio, organic jewellery by Sae Honda and the magic lamps by Onno Adriaanse, just graduated from the Design Academy. Other examples include the furniture made of recycled paper WooJai Lee or the subtle textures of leather by Sally Schoen, graduate of HKU.

For the first time OBJECT Rotterdam also presents vintage design. On Sunday, February 12th at 3pm, an auction organized at the fair in cooperation with Zuydwal Auctions. Under the hammer are vintage pieces of Copier, Gispen and Pirelli, but also prototypes and special editions of contemporary designers. On Friday and Saturday the public already has the opportunity to view the pieces.

Get an impression by seeing my previous post, by clicking here!

Nicolette Brunklaus, Bart Joachim van Ulden, Functionals, Envisions, Floris Hovers, Plaisier, Tuttobene, Jeroen Wand, Studio Jule Cats, MCDW, Atelier Monté, Chester-Blocks, Visser&Meijwaard, Workshop of Wonders, Angela Willemsen, Cor Unum, Michael Barnaart van Bergen, Pao Hui Kao, Studio Don, Sally Schoen, Dimitri Kruithof, Judith Schwendener, Daniel van Dijck, Studio Niels Hendriks, Fabrikoos, Hannah van Luttervelt, Gjalt Producties, Ward Wijnant, Loof, Mayra Sérgio, Roos Soetekouw, Jenny Ritzenhoff, Atelier Juliette Warmenhoven, Joeny, The Soft World, Studio Floris Wubben, Linda Nieuwstad, Marion Blume, Lucas&Lucas, Malou de Ruiter, Luuk de Wit, Bernotat&Co, Studio Onno Adriaanse, Marc de Groot, Studio Martijntje Cornelia, Paul Salet, Post Modern, Anna Brandsma&Rachel Sellem, Roy Wormsbecher, Studio Lorier, Scheublin&Lindeman, Sejoon Kim, Urban Fabric, Studio Selma Hamstra, Thomas Nathan, ZWARD, Studio Tim van Lier, Izabela Stepska, Lizan Freijsen, Boris de Beijer, DesignLAB Rietveld Academie, Ward Wijnant, Anne Rose Regenboog, JavyDesign, Stephan Siepermann, Sae Honda, Jasper Willem de Boer, Textielfabrique and more.

The steamship SS Rotterdam is located in the lively Katendrecht, a quarter of Rotterdam. There are good restaurants, nice coffee shops, a food court and various shops. It is 15 minutes walk from Hotel New York.
A special shuttle bus runs to the other exhibition in the city.

ss Rotterdam | 3rd Katendrechtsehoofd 25 | Rotterdam

Opening hours: Friday 10, Saturday 11 and Sunday the 12th of Februari 2017 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Admission fee 10 euros, children under 12 free

Source: press release OBJECT Rotterdam
OBJECT Rotterdam 2017 @ SS Rotterdam OBJECT Rotterdam 2017 @ SS Rotterdam Reviewed by Patricia Munster on 4:03:00 AM Rating: 5

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