Maarten Baas

It's all smoke and design
Posted by Gestalten—05/2008

Maarten Baas is a little bit of an enfant terrible within the design scene. He had to try more than once to convince his teachers at Design Academy Eindhoven of his talent. When he presented his Smoke series of furniture, all doubts went up in smoke and it immediately gained him a lot of attention, e.g. Marcel Wanders incorporating it into his design company MOOOI. After exhibiting in Milan, London and Paris the Smoke series became an iconic collection in contemporary design. At the Salone del Mobile 2008 Maarten launched Clay Furniture. In fall 2008 he will present new exciting objects for Established and Sons and if that wasn't already reason enough to meet him for a filmed interview then it surely was the unusual down-to-earth atmosphere of the former car repair shop which he chose as the ideal location for his various designs.

Desire

The Shape of Things to Come
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
An international survey of the world's most exciting and influential furniture designers today.
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Fall Equinox

Satano-Hedonistic Inventory 2002
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

Darkness hath befallen the Hemisphere.

Brave and free souls gather round

to celebrate the annual feast of Fall Equinox

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Coast to Coast

NEW RELEASES
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

Contemporary American Graphic Design  

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Latino

NEW RELEASES
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

America Grafica - Contemporary Graphic Design Compilation

edited by Miguel Vasquez / MASA

available in USA / Canada in January 2003

Price: $29.90, Euro 29.90,  £22.99

ISBN: 3-931126-95-1

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Übersee 1

New Releases
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

available in USA / Canada in January 2003

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Little Gestalten recommended on People of Print.

Sven Ehmann and Hendrik Hellige interviewed about Kleine Gestalten live on Deutschlandradio Kultur's program Lesart.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed on Trendland.

Hide and Seek featured on Cool Camping.

Muster machen recommended in creativ verpacken's October issue.

Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

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