Vij5 is a Dutch design label with a curated collection of interior products, characterized by minimalist aesthetics and surprising functionality. What sets Vij5 apart is the sincere connection and collaboration between its people; curators, designers, manufacturers, and customers. The label represents a strong platform function for (Dutch) design both nationally and internationally.
Selected products from the Vij5 SHOP
The tray is produced by a combination of dedicated handwork and an industrial finishing process. The aluminium is sanded by hand in different directions to create a balanced graphical pattern. On some parts the directions of the ‘fields’ intersect. After the sanding the tray is given its shape and is being anodised to give it a strong top layer, using a beautiful champagne colour finish. We love the fact that the tray looks different from every angle, where the light reflects differently in the grains of the sanded surfaces.
‘Made in the Netherlands’
Pigments & Porcelain
Pigments & Porcelain is a research about the flowing of colours through liquid porcelain, resulting in a series of handmade and unique objects. The pattern might be colourful or subtle, very smooth or strongly present; it always reveals the blending of the coloured porcelain and the movements that has been made.
‘Handmade in the Netherlands’
Tap Water Carafe
The shape of her carafes betrays the origins of the Dutch water. The tall bottle with the long neck refers to water from deep underground; the low, stout bottle is the ideal shape for collecting surface water; the third can be filled with dune water.
The stopper clearly displays the place where the contents were drawn: from the tap, naturally!
For the Elementiles, Ontwerpduo was inspired by children’s toys such as wooden pattern blocks that have proven their worth for years: simple shapes with endless possibilities. With a professional approach Ontwerpduo gave these shapes a function (chalk board, … Read More