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First stamps commemorating Dutch writers presented to Couperus Society in Couperus Museum

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22 May 2013 at 16:15 CET - The Hague – Earlier today in the museum, Robin Boon, Corporate Communications director at PostNL, presented Petra Teunissen-Nijsse, president of the Couperus Society (Dutch: Couperus Genootschap) and Caroline de Westenholz, chairman of the foundation Louis Couperus Museum in The Hague, with the first stamps commemorating Dutch writers. The sheet comprises ten stamps bearing the portraits of five famous Dutch writers: Louis Couperus, Adriaan Roland Holst, Godfried Bomans, Simon Carmiggelt and Gerrit Kouwenaar. The stam... Read More »

Dutch design success now in Amsterdam

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17th-century silicone tablecloths and 3D-printed cutlery Using modern materials, Droog transformed the colours, shapes and details of the Old Masters as well as glassware, silverware and tableware from the Rijksmuseum collection into contemporary products. The centuries-old silver sugar spoon and porcelain butter trowel have been redesigned and turned into a sleek cutlery set of 3D-printed titanium. The model for deJongeKalff's silicone tablecloth was a 15th-century woodcut by Albrecht Dürer from the Rijksmuseum collection. Rijksstudio Stu... Read More »

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