Monday, October 28th, 2013
New Yorks Top-Design in Hartje Utrecht
Primeur in Nederland: het merendeel van de collectie cadeauartikelen van Kikkerland Design te koop in Strand West
Licht uit, zaklamp aan. Van 1 november tot en met 31 december is een deel van het Utrechtse woonwarenhuis Strand West volledig ingericht met ludieke cadeaus, gadgets en hebbedingen van het New Yorkse bedrijf Kikkerland. Nooit eerder was bijna de hele collectie van Kikkerland binnen direct handbereik van de Nederlandse eindconsument. Tijdens Halloween, op 31 oktober, zal de opening van deze zogenaamde pop up shop plaatsvinden. Strand West is voor de gelegenheid alleen verlicht met kaarsen; bezoekers vinden hun weg met behulp van een Kikkerland-zaklamp.
Top Design from New York in the Heart of Utrecht
For the first time in The Netherlands: gifts of Kikkerland Design for sale at Strand West
Light out, flashlights on. From November 1st to December 31st, part of the Utrecht Design Department Store Strand West, will be fully stocked with fun gifts, gadgets and thoughtful presents by New York company Kikkerland. Never before was such a large portion of the Kikkerland collection within easy reach of the Dutch consumer. The opening of this so-called Pop Up Shop will take place during Halloween night, October 31st. Strand West will only be lit up by candles for this special occasion; visitors can find their way using a Kikkerland flashlight.
Note to Press:
Press Opening: 17:00 – 19:00,
For more information & press inquiries with Kikkerland director Jan van der Lande:
PRESS ONLY, www.pressonly.nl, Anouk van Haaster email@example.com, 020-531 0831
Monday, September 30th, 2013
Imagination to Creation – Kikkerland Design Presents at the first Mexico Design Open/Abierto Mexicano de Diseño, October 23 – 27, 2013
Kikkerland Design Inc., a company that creates, makes and markets well designed products, in collaboration with Mexican distributor, Gava Design, and designer Ariel Rojo, will present a workshop series, conference and exhibit during the first annual 2013 Abierto Mexicano de Diseño.
All are invited to register early for the workshops and conference which will be held on Thursday, October 24th and Friday, October 25th via the website http://www.kikkerland.com/amd/
The conference will be lead by Mexican designer Ariel Rojo and will take place at cultural center of Mexico, the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Friday, October 25th 2013 at 9:30am. The four stages of product design and creation will be discussed. Ariel will speak on the first stage of design, Imagination. Following will be Kikkerland designer Jay Lee on taking an idea and turning it into a reality. Graphic designer Pieter Woudt, who has been designing with Kikkerland for 20 years, will talk about the different methods and ideas behind package design. The final stage of design, Sales and Marketing, will be presented by Gava Design’s Claudia Tena and Kikkerland Design team Perrine Giacomazzo and Randall Polityka.
The workshops will focus on imagination, creation, packaging, sales & marketing. Ariel Rojo and Kikkerland graphic designer Pieter Woudt will lead workshops about Imagination and Packaging at the Centro de Tecnologia Telmex on Thursday, October 24 from 4-7 pm. Jay Lee, Perrine Giacomazzo, Randall Polityka and Claudia Tena will lead workshops on Design, Sales and Marketing on Friday, October 25th, 4-7 pm at the same location.
During the event, Abierto Mexicano de Diseño, MUMEDI (Museo de Diseño Mexicano, www.mumedi.org) will host an exclusive exhibit, “Imaginación a la Creación, el proceso de un nuevo producto” October 23-27. Visitors will be able to view early sketches, from first prototypes to final products, and packaging.
All attendees at the conference will receive a Kikkerland gift bag. The first 50 attendees will receive a premium Kikkerland gift bag.
For more information about Abierto Mexicano De Diseno please visit www.abiertodediseno.mx
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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