bottle holder for sloops, designed and made by 6’4” design manufactory

Made in Deventer – the book

MKB Deventer just published the second edition of ‘Made in Deventer’, a comprehensive collection of export-oriented businesses in Deventer, to celebrate the 1250 anniversary of this beautiful and quite enterprising Hanseatic city.

A ‘HIP’ tour to the MEDICA 2017

Organised by Health Innovation Park, a Dutch innovation network for medical products and services, I joined a daytrip to the MEDICA 2017. Europe’s leading fair when it comes to medical devices did not disappoint.

Sagrada Familia © wikipedia / Zaha Hadid Architects 'Thallus' © luke hayes

Topology optimization & generative design

At this year’s CONVERGE, a conference exploring the intersection of design and technology, I was deeply impressed and inspired by the almost TED-like talks on the subject.

‘an architect for yummy products’

6’4″ got featured on, a technology website for women and girls. Dr. TechGirl, aka Anke Horstman, visited the studio to get a personal peak in the kitchen: “… Hidden away in the old harbour district in Deventer you can find one of the world’s finest industrial designers…”

LOS festival 2017

Join the party on 15th April! 6’4″ not only won two international design awards – the iF Award 2017 and the Red Dot Award 2017 – but also celebrates its 3rd anniversary in the old harbour district, the ‘Havenkwartier’. Discover design made in Deventer and listen to a hands-on live-demo of The SOLUTION by NEXI industries.

Time to celebrate!

What a party it was at the iF gala in Munich!

6’4″ design manufactory is proud to join the community of iF design award winners: The Solution by NEXI industries won an iF design award 2017 for excellent product design.