The residence of the Netherlands’ Ambassador in Ljubljana, Slovenia will host Dutch design ambassadors @ BIO 50, an exhibition on contemporary Dutch design furniture. The exhibition is an official part of the BIO 50 program in Ljubljana Slovenia, taking place from 17th September to 12th October. Dutch design ambassadors @ BIO 50 is prepared and curated by renowned Dutch architect and designer Rianne Makkink, co-founder of Studio Makkink & Bey in cooperation with Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana. Read more


The French Artistic Nationale Comission has designated Studio Makkink & Bey for the Public Artistic Comission of the old Bishop House, Hotel Dupanloup. With the implementation of the International Research Center of the University of Orléans in the 17th century building, a full restauration of the building was necessary, in which the old Bishop House revealed the layers of time. Together with a perspective on the history of the city of Orléans and its University, one of the oldest in France, Studio Makkink & Bey created the tools of Dupanloup language. Read more


That sure was a lovely 3 days in the Farmiloe Building during Clerkenwell Design Week 2014. A big thank you to all involved and all visitors. We loved meeting you, work with you, having a chat with you, sharing stories and knowledge with you. A special thank you to Danskina for borrowing us their beautiful carpets. And a thank you for sharing this image with us, Ray Tang of Rex Features! Read more


Already checked out our download area? You can find lots of interesting stuff there. Moreover, we have just created a new download category 'brochures' with all our brochures in English, French and German language too, ready for you to download. Read more


Energy company Nuon, part of Vattenfall, has moved to a new office in Amsterdam, introducting their Smart Working concept at the same time. Architect Heyligers design + projects in Amsterdam chose PROOFF's #005 SitTable in the entrance area, offering a warm welcome for guests, but also a place for people to meet, work, discuss and gather. More images can be found here.
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Our partner in the Netherlands - SV collection in Rotterdam - chose PROOFF's #002 WorkSofa and PROOFF's #006 SideSeat, both from Dutch designers Studio Makkink & Bey, to furnish their stand with at Design District in Zaandam. What a wonderful way to receive guests and discuss the issues of the ever-changing work landscape! This event is the follow up of the Dutch 100% Design. Design District is taking place from 21st to 23rd of May on the Taets Hembrug premises in Zaandam. Read more


Wanna have Van Gogh's Sunflowers on Jurgen Bey's EarChair? You can now have Van Gogh's masterpieces in your office or home :) In cooperation with the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam PROOFF has issued a special edition series of PROOFF's #001 EarChair. You can choose out of 4 Masterpieces of Vincent Van Gogh: Sunflowers, Almond blossom, Wheat field with crows and The harvest. This limited edition is exclusively available at the online shop of the Van Gogh Museum. Read more


We love the colour orange and could not resist publishing this one ..... :) Read more


This year's @CDWFestival is not one to miss - inspiring, exciting and bursting with creativity! One great example is that CDW is organising Conversations at Clerkenwell on the 3rd floor of 'our' Farmiloe building. Wednesday the 21st Ben van Berkel, Dutch master and co-founder of practice UNStudio ánd the designer of PROOFF #005 SitTable, discusses the design of tall residential buildings in 'High-rise living in the twenty-first century' in conversation with Marcus Fairs, founder of architecture and design website Dezeen. Read more