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Imperfect Design launches new Cantel glass collection designed by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe - 17-12-2013

Imperfect Design will show the new Cantel collection at Design Post, from January 13th. to 19th.  2014, in Cologne and at the Maison & Objet, from January 24th. to 28th. 2014, in Paris. The Cantel collection designed by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe in collaboration with Guatemalan glass blowers, is a series of pure handmade products with a clear Dutch Design handwriting.

In 2011 Van Eijk & van der Lubbe travelled to Guatemala to design the first collection for Imperfect Design. The Dutch designers and the glass blowers from Guatemala managed to overcome the large differences in culture and the way of working during an intensive and inspiring collaboration. Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe used the local techniques and materials as a starting point for their designs. The result;  a pure and eye-catching collection of vases made of recycled glass. These handmade vases are available around the world and successfully sold from Japan to Chile and across Europe.

The success of this extraordinary collaboration inspired us to continue working on new items with the craftsmen from Guatemala. The new Cantel collection consists of vases, carafes and drinking glasses, made by local glass blowers in different shades of recycled glass.


IMM Cologne – January 13th. to 19th. 2014

In the showroom of Spectrum at Design Post Cologne

Design Post Köln, Deutz-Mülheimer-Str. 22a, D-50679 Cologne, www.designpostkoeln.de


Maison & Objet Paris – January 24th. to 28th. 2014

Hall 8/stand C110


Bat Trang Table ware available from January 2014 - 17-12-2013

At the Maison & Objet in September 2013 Imperfect Design successfully launched the Bat Trang table ware collection, designed by Arian Brekveld in collaboration with craftsmen from Vietnam.

From mid January 2014 on the table ware collection is available at stores like Strand West (Utrecht), Friday next (Amsterdam), Christian Ouwens (Rotterdam), Au Tour du Monde (Paris), Toit (Brussels), Louisiana (Denmark) and Dutch Living (Germany).


View full bat Trang Table ware collection>




Purchase a VIK lounge chair and Spectrum offers you a free Bat Trang vase - 17-12-2013


During the Dutch Design Week 2013 Spectrum launched the VIK lounge chair. The reactions in the press, on blogs and from consumers are overwhelming. The VIK lounge chair is, like the Bat Trang vases of Imperfect Design, designed by Arian Brekveld. The two fit perfectly together. And that’s why Spectrum offers a present; when buying the VIK lounge chair you will receive a Bat Trang vase as a present. The vase is designed by Arian Brekveld in collaboration with craftsmen from Vietnam.