STUDIO RENS

STUDIO RENS

Eindhoven / Studio RENS is a research-based design duo. From Eindhoven (the Netherlands) they initiate interieur projects in which colour often plays a key role.
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Studio RENS is absolutely fascinated by material, form and colour, and how these three factors interact during a process of design. For Transitions II, designers Renee Mennen and Stefanie van Keijsteren took on the colour black. BLACK is designed as a large modular set of ‘building blocks’ that centers around the colour black. The ultimate objects can be combined with each other at will, thus allowing movement between material and form.  “BLACK turned out to be a pleasant surprise. We…

Studio RENS is absolutely fascinated by material, form and colour, and how these three factors interact during a process of design. For Transitions II, designers Renee Mennen and Stefanie van Keijsteren took on the colour black. BLACK is designed as a large modular set of ‘building blocks’ that centers around the colour black. The ultimate objects can be combined with each other at will, thus allowing movement between material and form. “BLACK turned out to be a pleasant surprise. We…

In a new artistic collaboration in 2014, the Dutch design team, Renee Mennen and Stefanie van Keijsteren of RENS and Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sport pitches company launched a new rug collection known as  re-vive. RENS uses the power of creativity to give products a new life. Rather than see the products come to an end and possibly finish up as waste, RENS uses a dying process based on the colour RED to create unique new products. In the new collaboration with Desso, t...

In a new artistic collaboration in 2014, the Dutch design team, Renee Mennen and Stefanie van Keijsteren of RENS and Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sport pitches company launched a new rug collection known as re-vive. RENS uses the power of creativity to give products a new life. Rather than see the products come to an end and possibly finish up as waste, RENS uses a dying process based on the colour RED to create unique new products. In the new collaboration with Desso, t...

The designers of RENS & Cor Unum thought up a remarkable procedure for the colouring of ceramics ; the Reddish collection (2013). The porosity of the material and the duration of the dye decide on the outcome.  The colorant soaks into the material, draws a pattern and leaves traces.  RENS takes a step forward with ‘Colour Traces’ in exploring the capillary action of clay. Inspired by the tracks which they encoutered in the material and the connection that has been created between the dy...

The designers of RENS & Cor Unum thought up a remarkable procedure for the colouring of ceramics ; the Reddish collection (2013). The porosity of the material and the duration of the dye decide on the outcome. The colorant soaks into the material, draws a pattern and leaves traces. RENS takes a step forward with ‘Colour Traces’ in exploring the capillary action of clay. Inspired by the tracks which they encoutered in the material and the connection that has been created between the dy...

Photography: Lisa Klappe

Photography: Lisa Klappe