The area where sculpture meets
design is my inspiration to create art with a hint at application.
Image and usefulness are both important in my work, sometimes
with a preference for one or the other.
The series of small wooden cabinets and boxes give shape to
another way of packing. In this way I make memorial
cabinets, boxes for ashes and for money, holders for jewelry
and also boxes for games like mikado, dominoes and rummikub.
My jewelry work derives from the
same rationale about image and usefulness.
Its both wearable as it is an ornament hanging on the
My favourite materials are wood
for the cabinets and boxes, mixed with others, such as cloth
For jewelry, I also use paper and rubber.
My work has been acquired by several
Museum Arnhem in Arnhem, Netherlands
TextielMuseum in Tilburg, Netherlands
Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen in Rotterdam, Netherlands
Museu Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon, Portugal
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, Germany
Malcolm Knapp collection in New York, USA