THE KROMME WATERGANG, VERMEER & THE GREEN LANTERN

Culinary entrepreneur Carsten Klint has a nose for gastronomic hotspots, new culinary initiatives and tasty addresses in the Benelux. Every Friday he is a guest in the podcast '1.2.tje MET YVES. The GYGS' where he gives away his 3 best dinner tips. This week those are De Kromme Watergang, Vermeer and De Groene Lantaarn. Photo: RJR Photography The […]

DESIGN IS DARE

André Lammertsma knows absolutely everything about interiors, architecture and good service. “It is my mission to go a few steps further than customers initially dare. So they can say, 'Look, this is us. But we would never have thought of it that way and dared to do it ourselves.'” Time to ask about the trends, most beautiful design pieces […]

INNOVATIVE GALLERY: VALERIE TRAAN

Located in the historic center of Antwerp, in a sleekly designed glass atrium between two centuries-old buildings, you will find Valerie Traan. With its unique concept, the gallery balances between design, art and architecture. For the gallery's exhibitors, themes such as self-sufficiency, sustainability, cultural heritage and biosphere are very important. Text: Etienne Boileau Editorial staff: […]

TIPS FROM STUDIO PEPE

Last Thursday, the new Avantgarde department at Co van der Horst was opened in collaboration with Studiopepe. LXRY talked to the ladies of Studiopepe, the legendary design duo of the moment. Progressive ideas “We like to work together, so you mix ideas. By discussing and always looking for new paths. Because […]

'HOOKED' TO SOLAR

There's enough stuff already. That is why the prize-winning inventor Marjan van Aubel (Bergen op Zoom, 1985) only creates designs that contribute to a positive future. She focuses on the integration of solar cells in furniture. LXRY started a conversation with Marjan and came to special new insights. Because why wouldn't your interior […]

MOST PHOTOGENIC BUILDINGS

In today's digital age, travelers are increasingly looking for 'Instagrammable' locations. Who better to ask about the most special architectural buildings than artist duo Studio Drift? Lonneke and Ralph shared 100 (!) luxury destinations, hotspots, festivals and locations for LXRY Magazine. An anthology 'concrete poetry'. Text: Susan Poeder King Abdulaziz Center for World […]

DESIGN MOVIES TO WATCH

What are we binge watching tonight? There is plenty of choice, of course, so we will help you to watch something other than a crime series or music documentary. How about classics from the fashion, design and street art world? LXRY lists the best 10 titles that may inspire you.Text: Ellen Breemans […]

PHILOSOPHER KOERT VAN HUMANVOORT

In addition to being a philosopher, Koert van Mensvoort (1974) is a technologist, artist and designer. He uses design to materialize philosophy in art, from a cookbook for cultured meat to tweeting implants, with the aim of starting a discussion about our technological future. Text and production: Bart-Jan Brouwer Editorial staff: Susan Poeder Image: John van Helvert You graduated in […]

5X FEMALE DESIGNERS

Power women, artistic women and women to keep an eye on. These five artists and designers, working in the Benelux, are certainly worth taking a moment to consider. The working method of each artist is completely different in her style and expression: one uses solar cells for a design, the other innovates […]

CHAMPAGNE AND CLIMATE

We like to celebrate our special moments with a glass of Champagne. An anniversary, a new job, or New Year's Eve with friends while enjoying fragrant burnt fireworks powder, shivering outside in the cold (which you no longer notice if you drink enough of it). But Champagne as we know it struggles to achieve its recognizable […]