This weekend I attended the art expo by Roxanne Dekker in the COCO-MAT store in Amsterdam. I was early so I got to shoot some photo’s of this beautiful conceptstore. I also had the opportunity to talk to Roxanne, a really sweet and talented lady. She uses music and nature sounds as her inspiration and puts them on paper (or another medium). She works a lot with ink which creates beautiful dreamy effects. For COCO-MAT she illustrated a bed sheet with paint live (I also got a painted goodie bag to take home with one of my favorite nature sounds: the sea). She also did work for one of my favorite jewelry brands: Ivy & Liv and the Volkshotel. She really has a signature style, with lots of popping colors. She is a very versatile creative too, she also works as a DJ in the DJ formation Pony Peaches and she teaches art class to kids (the Kidspiration Club). I was impressed with the COCO-MAT store too. The story behind this beautiful lifestyle brand really is amazing, I recommend watching this YouTube interview of Lilou Mace with COCO-MAT founder Paul Efmorfidis. He made ecology a way of life; he has no cell phone, cycles everywhere, […]
Last time I was in Amsterdam I visited the lovely shop Tenue des Nimes. And there I saw these beautiful jewelry pieces, very delicate, but fierce at the same time. I discovered they were designed by Isabella Machine, a very talented a versatile lady. These are all very unique pieces, you should definitely keep an eye out for them! At the moment the Ivy & Liv website is being constructed but you can follow Ivy & Liv on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram. And if you’re curious about Isabella: here you can read something abut her on Interior Junkie. And yes, she is beautiful too as you can see!