Vij5 blog

Vij5 tijdens OBJECT Rotterdam 2020

Van vrijdag 7 tot en met zondag 9 februari opende designbeurs OBJECT de deuren in het bruisende Vierhavensgebied in Rotterdam. Ook Vij5 was te zien tijdens één van de mooiste (althans, vinden wij) design evenementen van Nederland. Liefhebbers van design, interieur, mode, kunst en architectuur konden hier een lang … Lees Meer

Vij5 tijdens Design District 2019

Design District is het beste vakevenement voor interieurdesign in Nederland. Ook dit jaar is Vij5 vanzelfsprekend weer van de partij, jwe vindt ons op D16, precies dezelfde plek als vorig jaar!

Vij5 at OBJECT Rotterdam

Van 8-10 februari was Vij5 te zien tijdens één van de mooiste design evenementen van Nederland: OBJECT Rotterdam! We waren te vinden op de 1e verdieping van het mooie HAKA gebouw: hét ideale decor voor onze collectie!

Pigments & Porcelain – Icehotel, Zweden

De borden uit de Pigments & Porcelain serie, toegepast in het 12-gangen ‘Chef’s Table’ menu van het beroemde Icehotel in Zweden.

Kies Kleur (Dutch Design Week 2018)

Vij5 zoekt de grenzen op van crowdfunding door de community te betrekken bij één van de belangrijkste keuzes van een ontwerpproces; het kiezen van kleur.

Dutch Design Week Press Centre door Vij5

In opdracht van Dutch Design Foundation was Vij5 verantwoordelijk voor de inrichting van het Press Centre van Dutch Design Week 2018.

Dutch Design Week Business Lounge door Vij5

In opdracht van Dutch Design Foundation & Renault was Vij5 verantwoordelijk voor de inrichting de nieuwe Business Lounge van Dutch Design Week 2018.

Vij5 at the Young Collectors

THE YOUNG COLLECTORS II “Living in a design exhibition” During the Dutch Design Week you could “wander” through a house full of design; the new home of the designers and curators Studio Thier & van Daalen. They temporarily lived in a design exhibition and open the doors to … Lees Meer

Vij5 at Festival DesignKwartier 2018

Festival Designkwartier mixes presentations, shops, activities, and exhibitions in the design field into an inspiring event.

Vij5 at Design District 2018

Design District is the best interior design trade event in the Netherlands. During 3 days, over 10,000 m² is filled with presentations from the finest 200 interior brands.

Discovering the Icelandic design scene
during DesignMarch 2018

At the invitation of DesignMarch and the Iceland University of the Arts, we visited Reykjavik from 13 to 18 March 2018. We were pleasantly surprised by a beautiful country, original people and a promising design scene!

Copper Lights CL25 in keuken

De Copper Lights door David Derksen toegepast in een particuliere keuken.

Dutch Design Week 2017

Vanaf eind augustus 2017 lanceerde Vij5 10 nieuwe producten in 10 weken met de Dutch Design Week 2017 als hoogtepunt!

Dashed Lights Brass at Marius wineshop

De Dashed Lights in messing in het project van een wijnwinkel in Den Haag.

‘Coloured Wood’

A continuation on the ‘Black Editions’ From 26 June 2017 Vij5 launches a new line within the collection, where the existing oak products are naturally coated with pigmented linseed oil. After the successful launch of the ‘Black Editions’ last year, these products are now also available in red, … Lees Meer

Vij5 collection – Spring/Summer 2017

Vij5 celebrates spring! A photo series where a selection of the collection is highlighted in a graphical way. The pictures are made in our own studio in Eindhoven. Because the images are photographed from above on different sheets of coloured paper, the graphical lines in the products are … Lees Meer

Made for/with each other, interview in ‘Connecting the Dots’, Milan 2017

Minimalistic designs and pure raw materials blend together in the elegant and functional collection of Dutch label Vij5. Nevertheless, what sets Vij5 products apart is the sincere connection and the strong collaboration between its people – curators, designers, manufacturers, and customers. Interview by Federica Marie Carenini Photo by Daphne Kuilman Arjan … Lees Meer

LookShelf in 30’s style house in Eindhoven

De LookShelf door Dahpna Laurens, toegepast in een jaren 30 huis in Eindhoven door Hal2.

Interview with Mieke Meijer, designer of NewspaperWood

Interview with Mieke Meijer for the official launch of the first NewspaperWood collection in Milan, April 2011.   How it all started “In the spring of 2003 I started my third module in the department ‘Atelier’ at the Design Academy Eindhoven. This department (which no longer exists) was different … Lees Meer


NewspaperWood is the result of a study project of Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Mieke Meijer. After partnering with Vij5 and the presentation of the material at its infancy in 2011, the material underwent a long development process, resulting in an improved material of consistent quality. We are proud … Lees Meer

10 Years of Vij5 (Dutch Design Week 2016)

A retrospective of the current collection, including the newest additions. With this special exhibition, we officially celebrated our 10th anniversary in 2016. We created a special timeline, showing all the processes and stories behind the products and our label.

Production of the FlexVase

The start of the Vij5 collection The FlexVase is very special to us; not just because it’s our own design, but with this product we were able to start our business and put our label on the map! It was first presented at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven … Lees Meer

Vij5 Lighthouse (Dutch Design Week 2015)

In 2015, the theme of the Vij5 showroom (a little glass house in the middle of the workshop) was ‘Vij5 Lighthouse’ focussing on the successful lightning objects of the Vij5 collection.

Lloop lamp at the Wellcome Trust Library

Client Wellcome Trust Location Reading Room, Wellcome Collection UK Architect AOC Year 2015 Product Lloop Copper custom colours, including a bespoke Lloop circle construction including 16 lamps each. Images by Timothy Soar QUOTE The architect, AOC: “We worked closely with Wellcome Collection to create the Reading Room, a new type of permanent … Lees Meer

Lloop lamp at Driessen HRM

Client Driessen HRM, Helmond Concept & interieurontwerp, styling & realisatie Hal 2 ruimtevormgevers, Eindhoven Lighting architect CL3d Lighting, Helmond Location Helmond, NL Year 2016 Product Lloop Copper &  Lloop Copper Black Images by Marjon Hoogervorst Vij5 – Lloop lamp – project Driessen by Hal 2 Vij5 – Lloop lamp – project Driessen by … Lees Meer

Framed cabinet at Saint-Martins Loft

Framed cabinet in white, 2×2 door version Location Saint-Martin Loft, London UK Year 2015 Project by 19 Greek Street Products Framed in black and white, NewspaperWood cabinets From A to Z, NewspaperWood desk Images by Jamie McGregor Smith Framed cabinet in white, 2×2 door version Framed cabinet in white, 2×2 … Lees Meer

Lloop lamp at restaurant Vesters

Location Restaurant Vesters, Nijmegen Year 2015 Product Lloop Copper Black Images by Vij5 www.restaurantvesters.nl Lloop Copper Black | Restaurant Vesters (Nijmegen, NL) Lloop Copper Black | Restaurant Vesters (Nijmegen, NL) Lloop Copper Black | Restaurant Vesters (Nijmegen, NL) PRODUCT INFORMATION

FlexVase wins Dutch Design Award

Dutch Design Awards   The Dutch Design Awards are the prestigious awards for the best Dutch Design available. The selection committees select the finalists per sub-category from the total supply of the work scouted and the online entries. For the 7th edition of these internationally recognised professional awards, … Lees Meer

Ton sur Ton (Dutch Design Week 2014)

Vij5 presented a selection of their 2014 ‘Ton sur Ton’ Milan exhibition at the Vij5 workshop during Dutch Design Week 2014, showing all new additions to the Vij5 collection presented in a Ton sur Ton colour theme.

‘Black Editions’

Linseed oil In 2016 we came across a beautiful linseed oil from Denmark, which can be combined with natural pigments. In this way, you can colour solid wooden products in a really nice and natural way. We did some tests on different products in our collection and were … Lees Meer

Production of the Fibonacci Fabrics Shawls

The story of the Fibonacci Fabrics is a special one with Jolijn Fiddelaers, as talented multi-tasker in the centre. She’s a great designer, connector, and product developer with a passion for fair and organically produced textiles. She regularly travels to India to work directly with local craftspeople with … Lees Meer

Production of the Fibonacci Fabrics Cushions

Responsibly made in India The cushions in the Fibonacci Fabrics series are Fairtrade produced in India. They are specially designed for the Vij5 collection and made using traditional techniques in a modern design. The products are made of the most refined quality ecological cotton, environmental-friendly dyed by hand … Lees Meer

Design District 2015

Design District is hét vak evenement voor interieurdesign in Nederland. Vij5 won in 2015 de prijs voor ‘beste stand’.