Niels Schuurmans

education:

 

2004 - 2008       Utrecht School of the Arts, Bachelor of Design, 3D-design, Utrecht, The Netherlands

1999 - 2002       Sint-Janslyceum, VWO, ʻs-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

1996 - 1999       Gymnasium Beekvliet, VWO, Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands

 

 

employment:

 

2012 - present  Den Herder Production House (BAAS & DEN HERDER), 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

                           Freelance work: product development, project management, prototyping, model-making, producing.

2007 - 2008       Atelier van Lieshout (AVL), Rotterdam, The Netherlands

                           Internship working as artist assistant.

 

exhibitions:

 

10/2014             Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week, KAZERNE EXPO: OPEN MIND, Mason Chair

04/2014             Milan, Milan Design Week, BAAS IS IN TOWN Sideshow, Balloon Chair (2008), Balloon Bistro Table with 3 legs

01/2010             Cologne, Cologne Interior Design Week, Designers Fair, The Dutch Corner, Made in the USA, Storage Unit

09/2009             Brussels, 'Wishlist Li Edelkoort',  Pierre Bergé & Associés, Balloon Furniture

09/2009             Aalborg, DOK#1, Toldbod Plads, Balloon Furniture

10/2008             Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week, Strijp-s, Balloon Furniture

09/2008             London,  London Design Festival, TENT London, Talent Zone, Balloon Furniture

09/2008             Amsterdam, Westergasfabriek, ʻArtolive Jong Talent 2008,' Balloon Furniture, Made in the USA, Storage Unit

06/2008             Utrecht, Utrecht School of the Arts, ʻIK GAʼ, graduation exhibition, Balloon Furniture, Made in the USA

05/2007             Utrecht, Academiegalerie, design030, ʻXS - XL,ʼ Storage Unit

04/2007             Milan, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Salone Satellite, 'Utrecht School of Product Design presents: Thuisvluchtʼ

 

 

publications:

 

05/2014             Lancia Trendvisions, 'Balloon' by Niels Schuurmans, when design becomes a circus act, Balloon Chair

11/2010             ELLE Wonen (NL), 'Kom je binnen spelen', Balloon Bistro Table

02/2010             TL Magazine (BE), 'Fifteen Visionary Pieces', Balloon Side Table

01/2010             Het Parool (NL), 'Design aus Holland', Balloon Chair, Balloon Side Table, Storage Unit

09/2009             Designboom, Li Edelkoort's 'wish list' at Pierre Berge & associes, Balloon Bistro Table, Balloon Side Table High

08/2009             d[x]i, Cultura & Post-diseño (ES), 'Ideas de aire', Balloon Chair

08/2009             Prestize (DK), 'Lys-magi og designermøbler', Balloon Chair, Balloon Bistro Table, Balloon Side Table

04/2009             Wohn!Design (DE), 'Under Construction', Balloon Chair

02/2009             Living Design+ (DK), 'Extra Much', Balloon Chair

03/2009             Frame Magazine (NL), 'Strange but true', Balloon Chair

11/2008             Interior Design Magazine (US), ʻMarketʼ, Balloon Chair, Balloon Bistro Table, Balloon Side Table

11/2008             Bonytt (NO), ʻ100% undergroundʼ, Balloon Chair

11/2008             ʻATʼ Magazine (IL), ʻBalloon Furnitureʼ, Balloon Chair, Balloon Bistro Table, Balloon Side Table

09/2008             STYLEPARK, Established & Solid, Balloon Chair, Balloon Side Table High

09/2008             City (SE), ʻRent trä stark trend i Londonʼ, Balloon Chair, Balloon Sidetable

09/2008             Metro (GB), ʻClowning aroundʼ, Balloon Chair

09/2008             The Observer Magazine (GB), ʻBest in showʼ, Balloon Chair, Balloon Bistro Table, Balloon Side Table High

08/2008             DEZEEN, Talent Zone competition winners, Balloon Chair, Balloon Bistro Table, Balloon Side Table High

10/2007             STILUS magazin (HU), ʻHangszórokʼ, Balloon Furniture (v.1.0)

05/2007             Sp!ts (NL), ʻJonge designers duiken de etalage inʼ, design030, Storage Unit

04/2007             FreeDesigndom (IT), ʻDutch design at Milan Design Weekʼ, Balloon Furniture (v.1.0)

 

© Niels Schuurmans 2015