Vij5 explores the boundaries of crowdfunding by inviting the community to influence one of the most essential choices in a design process; choosing colour.
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, blue … Read More
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 from … Read More
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 would like to share our NewspaperWood story with you!
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 … Read More
The start of the Vij5 collectionThe 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 where … Read More
Linseed oilIn 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 initially … Read More
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 … Read More
Responsibly made in IndiaThe 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 and … Read More