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11-07-2014

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

02-07-2014

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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16-06-2014

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

05-06-2014

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

20-05-2014

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

19-05-2014

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

05-05-2014

Only 2 weeks to go untill the Clerkenwell Design Week in London, UK's leading independent design festival! PROOFF is proud to be present at the Design Factory at the Farmiloe building, 34 St John Street, London, EC1M 4AY. Want free entry? Make sure not to miss anything and register now and beat those festival queues! Read more

17-04-2014

Remember? PROOFF #001 EarChair was first introduced in 2002 (!) being the first innovative concept for privacy and an acoustic solution for the open public space. Even today, PROOFF's Earchair is unequalled and ground-breaking in its purpose of creating a private and sound-insulating space. The specific design of PROOFF#001 EarChair in combination with the acoustic qualities guarantee a noticeable privacy. We've got the EarChair tested by a Dutch renowned testing institute: the EarChair reduces the background noise level by 13 dB. Read more

01-04-2014

PROOFF is proud to be attending to the Clerkenwell Design Week London 2014, taking place from 20 to 22 May. In a few weeks time you can find us in the Design Factory at The Farmiloe Building, an elegant Victorian former glassworks, providing a unique and striking backdrop for PROOFF's collection. Read more

14-03-2014

PROOFF is happy to be able to contribute to the new Berlage meet & workspace in Amsterdam by supplying PROOFF's #005 SitTable for the so-called 'Lotenkamer'. And this is exactly how the SitTable was meant to be: a social meeting place, where spontaneous meetings, collaboration, exchanges and creativity are daily business. Read more