PATRICK ADVENTURE

Patrick Avontuur, director of Avontuur-Blachere, is a Master to Watch this week. Avontuur-Blachere provides the ultimate Christmas atmosphere for customers such as De Bijenkorf. These can be companies, shops, streets or healthcare institutions. The dark, cold winter months are coming again. Which, together with lighting, creates a good ambiance. Text: Mical Joseph Image: Avontuur-Blachere Patrick “I […]

GERTJAN HOFFER, DIRECTOR ECOCABINS

With a wealth of experience, a dose of perseverance and a great passion for entrepreneurship, Gertjan Hoffer goes off the beaten path to realize his dream. Gertjan, director at EcoCabins, is this week's 'Master to Watch' and talks about his special journey through time and how he started his company. Text: Inge […]

MAARTEN SCHALKWIJK, DIRECTOR PRINCESS YACHTS

“Princess Yachts' unique selling point is that it is a member of the Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy family. This creates great collaborations with sister companies such as Fendi Casa, Missoni and Armani.” Maarten Schalkwijk, director of Princess Yachts Benelux, explains his passion for boats and how the company has grown into a market leader in luxury yachts. Text: Bart-Jan Brouwer Image: […]

CHRISTIAN KUZATKO, FRONT HOUSE

Christian Kuzatko from Huis de Voorst talks about the beautiful 'Versailles of the Achterhoek'. And who ensured that he ended up on this beautiful estate. Text: Bart-Jan Brouwer Image: John van Helvert Palace “After the Hotel School in Munich, I gained experience in Singapore, Australia and the US. In America I was […]

REYER & LIEZEL LAFEBER

At the beginning of 2018, Liezel and Reyer Lafeber sold their 10 successful opticians to focus on one new store here in the Leidsche Rijn City Center in Utrecht. And that's not just any store... they like to see it as a society. Text: Bart-Jan Brouwer Image: John van Helvert Online editorial: Mical Joseph Society “27 years […]

KITTY VAN DER SLUIS

Kitty van der Sluis, managing director of Babor Cosmetics Netherlands, has entrepreneurship in her blood. With a large family of an enterprising father, five brothers and a sister, she was taught how to tackle things from an early age. We will talk to Kitty about Babor.Text: Bart-Jan Brouwer Image: John van Helvert Online editing: Mical Joseph Creativity […]

MARCEL VON ROTZ, REGENT SEVEN SEAS CRUISES

Born in Rotterdam Marcel von Rotz is Senior Sales Manager at Regent Seven Seas Cruises of Northern Europe, Benelux, Russia and Africa: “The cruise line focuses on the top segment: the experience of a boutique hotel, but at sea.” And of course the necessary measures are taken to ensure everyone's health... Are you reading along?Text: Bart-Jan Brouwer Online […]

MAKING OF MASTERS #42

It is no longer a secret that John Heitinga is guest editor-in-chief of #42. In times of corona, Heitinga created the bookazine together with editor-in-chief Bart-Jan Brouwer. We give a little look behind the scenes. Text: Bart-Jan Brouwer Image: John van Helvert Silence of the Lambs When during the shoot Rahi Rezvani threw half a ball [...]

THE TUNNEL CLUB

On Sunday, February 16, Ajax played at home against RKC. What we didn't know yet: that would be the penultimate match with an audience in the ArenA for the time being. MASTERS was a guest at The Tunnel Club, where members receive the ultimate pampering and are only separated from their heroes in the player tunnel by a transparent wall. “The total experience […]

DEFENDER FOR A DEFENDER

After almost seven decades, Land Rover launched a completely new Defender. No terrain is too wild for this Land Rover. To experience this, we conquered the urban jungle of Amsterdam with John Heitinga. Text: Perry Snijders Image: Luuk van Kaathoven Online editor: Mical Joseph In September 2019, Land Rover presented the new Defender. The car was […]