Rogier Waaijer 1972
A furniture piece is choosen for intimate reasons, that is why Rogier is passionate about designing them. He is challenged to create attractive designs in which people can recognise their personal values. After 20 years of experience he feels his design journey becomes ever more interesting.
Patrick Kusters 1972
Patrick Kusters (Tegelen 1972) is a hands-on designer who sketches, saws, bends, shapes, and welds in his own workplace until he achieves his ideal of clean lines, archetypal shapes, and deceptive simplicity. “With my designs,” he says, “I try to surprise, inspire, and encourage frequent use. Nothing more, but then again, nothing less.”
Bas Vellekoop 1985
Bas Vellekoop studied interior architecture and product design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (KABK) The Netherlands. Early in his career, he focused especially on interior design, but more recently he has shifted to product design. Often in his designs, he folds and shapes hard materials like metal and wood in such a way that the hardness seems to fade away.
Jan Nijland (1950)
Architect / product designer
Jan studied architecture and urban design at the Delft University of Technology and embarked on a career as an architect and urban planner. He designed residential homes and commercial spaces, then shifted into urban planning. Recently retired, he’s begun a new adventure designing furniture, using the insights he’s gained throughout his career he says that he has the freedom to work on precisely the projects that inspire him.
Elvin den Haan (1964)
Graphic / product designer
Studied graphic design and typography at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (The Netherlands). Establishing Lonc in 2010 he shifting his focus from two-dimensions to three. In all his design work, Elvin is guided by a fundamental principle: “Whenever you design, if you focus on the negative spaces, the form will come naturally.”