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design musings, articles and projects by An Michiels

dotsandplanes/european inspiration tour #01

Project: dotsandplanes tour created by Joost Vanhecke & An Michiels

European Inspiration Tour #01 by dotsandplanes took an intimate group of selected US-based interior designers and architects to Copenhagen and Switzerland from June 15th-19th 2015. The tour included selected company visits, meet-and-greets, culture, gastronomy and did not miss the momentum of Design and Art Basel.

Company visits: &tradition (DK), Dinesen (DK), Karakter (DK), Ruckstuhl (CH), USM Modular Furniture (CH)
Meet-and-greets: Made By Hand (CH), Thomas Lykke OEO Studio (CH), Norm Architects (DK)
Culture: VIP visit Design & Art Basel (CH), Vitra Design Campus (CH), Paul Klee Museum (CH)
Gastronomy: Restaurants Uformel (DK) & Höst (DK)

Review by tour participant Gin Braverman of Gin Designs Group in Papercity Magazine (US)

interior design/USM celebrates 50th anniversary

Article in Interior Design (US)
June 8th 2015

Text: An Michiels
Images: courtesy of USM

This year, Swiss brand USM is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Haller Modular Furniture System. It has become a design classic that is recognized the world over and is part of MoMA’s permanent design collection. USM’s rich history combined with its forward-thinking project50, which looks ahead at the future of modularity, led creative director Joost Vanhecke and curator An Michiels to schedule an exclusive visit to USM’s original premises in Münsingen, Switzerland, in the dotsandplanes European Inspiration Tour.

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Article in Kwintessens (BE), quarterly magazine about design and fashion published by Design Flanders in collaboration with the Flanders Fashion Institute. Each issue is devoted to a different theme and designed by a different graphic designer. It explores the boundaries of design and fashion in Flanders and far beyond.
06/2015 – ‘From Birth to Death’ issue

Text ‘Hookedonwalls focuses on innovation’: An Michiels
Graphic Design: Ines Cox

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audi magazine/mons cultural capital 2015

Article in Audi Magazine no.19 (BE)

Text: An Michiels & Johan Copermans

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de morgen magazine/stout & co.

Article in De Morgen Magazine (BE)

Text: An Michiels
Images: Eline Ros

Belgian landscape architect Steven Delva (Delva Landscape Architects) and Dutch interior architect Stefan Bennebroek (Puur Plus) transformed a 60ties school building in Amsterdam into a place to work, live and welcome guests. The b&b is aptly named ‘Stout & Co‘ after the local stout brewery that was founded on the site in 1733.

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de morgen magazine/vitra campus

Article in De Morgen Magazine (BE)

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de morgen magazine/interior without boundaries

Article in De Morgen Magazine (BE)
Special Interieur – 20/04/2013
Images Piet De Kersgieter, Sarah Blee & Frederik Vercruysse

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DMM i.s.m.architecten

de morgen magazine/34m2 of joy in paris

Article in De Morgen Magazine (BE)
Special Interieur – 20/04/2013
Images Eric Heranval

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DMM Klein Wonen, groots leven

de morgen magazine/workspaces S-M-L

Article in De Morgen Magazine (BE)
Special Interieur – 20/04/2013
Images Romain Menke

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DMM Werkruimte op maat

de morgen magazine/ventura lambrate

Article in De Morgen Magazine (BE)
Special Interieur – 20/04/2013
Images Nicole Marnati

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DMM Platform voor buitenbeentjes


Article on i.s.m.architecten in DECORS (BE)
3 monthly edition Sept-Oct-Nov 2012

Images Sarah Blee

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elle magazine/design contributions

Elle Magazine (BE)
Compilaton of Design Page April/Mai 2012
& design contributions July 2012

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Elle Magazine contributions