same-d moves. From 1 July 2018 we settled on a new very special and monumental location. Our new address is Herenstraat 2, at the beginning of the Oosteinde in Voorburg and about 900 meters from the old location.
Change is good. That also applies to us. A new identity and a move are in prospect. Together with a good health and happiness it will be a beautiful 2018. We wish you all the same.
Villa Meijendel has been nominated for the Rijnlands Architectuur Prijs (RAP) 2017. Vote before May 28, 2017 at Villa Meijendel via www.rapleiden.nl/nominatie/villa-meijendel A special, contemporary villa is built in the dunes of Wassenaar. The design is by architect Ronald Knappers of VVKH architects from Leiden. same-d signed for the interior design.
9 and 10 September is the weekend of Open Monument Days. Our premises at Westeinde 43 in Voorburg opens her doors on Saturday 9 September from 10:00 to 17:00. The same-designed book Speech-making people in Voorburg's art can be bought again at the Westeinde, but also in the Martinus church at the Oostende.
In the context of 375 years Huygens 'Hofwijck, Peter van der Ploeg, CEO of Huygens' Hofwijck, maked the same trip as Constantijn Huygens to Venice together with a small team.
On the occasion of the publication of the book about Princess Marianne, the Museum De Vergulde Swaen of Zwijndrecht recently organized an exhibition. This small museum organizes a number of exhibitions each year with a group of volunteers. With very limited costs, same-d has designed, executed and hung the exhibition panels in the only space that the museum offers.
At Euroshop 2017 in Düsseldorf a new store system has been launched. SHOP CASE, the Flexible Plug & Play Store System is a ready-made shopping system, available in the standard module SO EASY "or custom" SO SPECIAL 'and can be ordered by the Internet (www.shop-case.nl).
In Veronica Magazine 04, an interview from Jorrit Niels with Francis Saris of same-d. The article is about the rise of smart home products. Products which ensure that you can live more comfortable at home. For same-d not new, increasingly we apply automation systems applied in offices, shops and homes. It is used to control curtains, sound system, lighting, heating and security of your home. Interested in how we integrate the systems into the interior? Call same-d 0031 70 3000878 or email email@example.com
Design is our business. We like to do this with pleasure and care to graphic, interactive, industrial and spatial design. In the new year we hope again to design nice new projects. Along with a good health and happiness we hope for a stunning 2017. We wish you all the same.
The Huygens' Hofwijck book designed by same-d has won the Ithaka Award for the most fascinating story and beautifully designed book. This year the Ithaka committee awarded two prizes, one for the book with the most scientifically profound study and one for the most fascinating story and beautiful design.
The book Huygens' Hofwijck has been nominated for the Ithaca Price and subsidy. The book has been designed by same-d. The SKBL, the Foundation for Castles, Estates and Rural Places has created the Ithaca Prize and subsidy, as an incentive to stimulate a more binding and/or interdisciplinary research about Dutch castles, historic houses and estates.
10 and September 11 is the weekend of the Open Monuments Day. Our building at Westeinde 43 Voorburg opens its doors on Saturday September 10 from 10:00 to 17:00 hours. At 15.00 Kees van der Leer will give a lecture on the book Spraakmakende personen in Voorburgse prentkunst designed by same-d.
June 23 unveiled the logo for the Huygens Quarter Voorburg. Huygens Quarter Voorburg is the new name for the area around the historical center of Voorburg where Constantijn and Christiaan Huygens lived.
The exhibition Christiaan gazes ! is a collaboration between Huygens and Hofwijck Boerhaave Museum in Leiden. In addition to the original instruments of Boerhaave Hofwijck shows an original Van Leeuwenhoek microscope from the Collection Zuylen Burgh and manuscripts from the collection of the Leiden University.
November 26th the new visitor entrance of the outdoor facilities will be officially opened by André Kuipers, Ambassador of Hofwijck. With the new visitors entrance the project The New Hofwijck is ready. In 2013 the house has been completely restored with two new museum floors: The Golden Age of Constantine and Christiaan under the stars. In the spring of 2015 the restored icehouse opened her doors. Now there is the entrance building, the Hofpoort, including a tearoom, a shop and a meeting location. Also, the new book about the history of Hofwijck will be presented at the opening and a new website will be online.