Friday, January 29
15:00 – 15:20
The materials Lex uses always have a distinct origin. The way he carries out his projects , is all about craftsmanship. Designer Lex Pott offers inventive alternatives to mass production.
All about design, Dutch design in general and materials in this inspiring lecture by Lex and Jeroen.
Designer Lex Pott employs a raw and intuitive method. In his work,
he returns to the origin of the materials he uses most: wood, stone and metal. He does not hide his designs under indirect layers, but reduces them to their very essence. Pott is an Amsterdam based designer and works from his studio in an old shipyard on the NDSM-Terrein, one of the last fringes in Amsterdam. He graduated cum laude in 2009 at the
Design Academy Eindhoven.
Jeroen Junte is an Amsterdam-based freelance journalist writing on art & culture, travel and historic topics, with a strong focus on design and architecture. He is a commissioned freelancer for reknowned Dutch newspaper ‘de Volkskrant’ and publishes regurarly in Architectuur NL, FRAME, Elle Deco.
By Baars & Bloemhoff