We are happy to announce our collaboration with Noovo Editions!
Noovo Editions is an independent editorial project with online and paper editions. First of its kind in Spain from an unique and contemporary perspective on the international panorama, Noovo seeks not only to be an aesthetic arbiter but also a cultural mediator at the juncture between Fashion, Photography & Jewellery. A platform to show the highest level of creativity from around the world. Noovo has a virtual space completely devoted to the Univers of Fashion, Photography and Jewellery from a unique and exclusively contemporary perspective: a sensory luxury through its own protagonists. Provided with a marked interdisciplinary character, its conception and contents corresponds its approaches such disciplines as cultural and clearly artistic phenomena.
The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the largest brick church in the world, went through several stages of development over the period from 1343 to 1502. Its interior displays many exquisite pieces of Medieval and Baroque art, including the stone Pieta from about 1410, a copy of the Last Judgement by Hans Memling, the original canvas dating back to 1472, the astronomical clock built by Hans Düringer between 1464 and 1470 and the main altar put up between 1510 and 1517. The church is 105 m long, including the tower battlements, and the vaults soar 29m above floor level. Read more →
Amber, ‘the gold of the north’ is a fossil resin of coniferous trees from about 40 million years ago. Baltic amber is one of many types of fossil resins found in the world. Amber is linked to the oldest period of human history – the stone age. The oldest findings of amber products originate from the middle Palaeolithic era (about 300-40 thousand years B.C.). It was used as jewellery and amulets. Gdansk is located at the crossroads of historical and present amber trading routes. Because it originates as a soft, sticky tree resin, amber sometimes contains animal and plant material as inclusions. These inclusions can have scientific importance as untouched remnants from millions of years ago. One whole day on AMBERIF was reserved for the International Amber Research Symposium, where a host of internationally renowned scientist presented their latest discoveries concerning amber, deposits and inclusions.
Tot onze spijt hebben wij alle teksten uit Polen Gdansk alleen in het Engels.
Copyright, all texts and pictures Isabella van den Bos & Astrid Berens, publications are not allowed without permission.
From March 20 till March 23 the 20th edition of AMBERIF, international fair of Amber, Jewelery and Gemstones, was held in Gdansk, Poland. The Fair was organized in three sectors divided topically: The Gold Hall, the Amber Hall and the Technical Pavilion. It was our first visit to AMBERIF and the amberpavillions especially impressed us. Read more →
alle namen van de ontwerpers staan bij de foto’s!
In January we visited in Paris, Who’s Next & Bijorhca and Maison & Object.