Ineke Hans (NL, 1966) studied product design at Academy of Arts Arnhem and graduated with an MA in Furniture design from the Royal College of Art in London in 1995 before setting up... Read more her designstudio INEKEHANSARNHEM in Holland in 1998. She works with a small team on a wide range of 3d projects. Furniture, products and jewellery come as one-offs, small batch products, and mass-produced items for international clients. Additionally she worked on exhibitions and architectural projects.Ineke's early work centered around pictograms and archetypes, but her designs have evolved in many ways; investigating the psychological roots of products, perceiving and playing with the interaction between people, objects and space.She has been valued for her down-to-earth and hybrid design approach with a focus on detail, function and clarity. Old and brand new production methods are used in intelligent, unconventional ways. Innovation in materials and production techniques and re-thinking of existing human values and habits have become most important triggers for new work and make it multi layered, playful and social.Garlic Crusher, A380 chair and other iconic works have won prestigious international design awards. Her work is purchased by leading collectors and museums a.o. major Dutch Museums, V&A Museum London, Museé des Arts Decoratives Paris, The Art Institute of Chicago, Stewart Collection Montreal, Nationalmuseet, Stockholm.Ineke was 'Guest of Honour' at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2009 and made significant exhibtions in Holland, Frankfurt, Milan and London. Her international clients include manufactures like: Arco, Cappellini, Chi ha paura...?, Iittala, Lensvelt, Magis, Offecct, Royal Ahrend, RoyalVKB, SCP, and institutes as: Cooper Hewitt Museum (NY), Royal Dutch Forestguard, Shorefast Foundation Canada and Dutch Governmental Organisations.
Books on her work: 2010: MIND-SETS, 2003: Black Bazaar - design dilemma's, 1997: Eidetic furnitureRead more
Ineke Hans Furniture Designs
Geo Acoustic Wall Panels uses a geometric pattern that is decorative but can also function on a large scale.
Neo Country Collection is a rural contemporary design including an armchair, rocking armchair and stool.
Smallroom Sofa is a highback modular system where you can create private third spaces.