Focused creates design and art from recycled skateboards


Focused started in 2015, when a couple of designers with a love for skating had the idea to use recycling skateboards to create furniture. Skateboards are made up of seven-ply maple. When boards break those old seven plies are still full of life. The Rotterdam-based design studio uses this material. Local skate shops collect thrashed […]

Powerhouse Company and Lensvelt present the Coquille Chair

Coquille chair Hans Lensvelt Nanne De Ru Maarten Diederix 500WATT ph CasperRila

Powerhouse Company is an award-winning architecture office based in Rotterdam. Known for some striking buildings and initiatives in the city. But the firm also designs on a smaller scale. Together with Lensvelt the Coquille Chair was developed. A new indoor-outdoor sustainable chair. The launch has taken place at the Floating Office Rotterdam. Headquarters of Powerhouse […]

Home Stock is now open at Korte Hoogstraat

Home Stock in Korte Hoogstraat

The first Home Stock opened its door in Haarlem in 2014. Soon the interior shop branched out to Rotterdam with a store in the Pannekoekstraat. This mini warehouse has now moved to Korte Hoogstraat 10-12.  Home Stock offers a collection of innovative, mostly colourful furniture and surprising, slightly crazy accessories. The shop consists of almost […]

Construction has started on stilwerk Rotterdam

Santos will be transformed in stilwerk

Stilwerk is a German enterprise operating in quality design. At its locations in Hamburg and Düsseldorf customers will find 800 premium brands. Rotterdam will be home to a new design destination from 2023. The historic Santos building – a listed brick building on the Katendrecht peninsula – offers the perfect conditions for this. The former […]

FEST comes to town

Fest Rotterdam Shop

Rotterdam now also has its own FEST store. At Delftsevaart 26 the doors of the fifth brandstore of the fast-growing interior brand are open. In the shop you can get free interior advice from the Design Specialists or just stroll between all furniture, home accessories and art by the Rotterdam-based Elsemarijn Bruys. The official opening […]

Richards & Resmann opens an Experience Center in Hillegersberg

Richards & Resmann

Richards & Resmann is founded by Ric Richards and Peter Resmann. Together they are very experienced in home renovations, home furnishings and construction supervision. Instead of inviting new clients to an office, they will open an experience suite this coming Saturday – September 4th – on the Bergse Dorpstraat where customers can enjoy a fully […]