Author Archives: Hellen van Rees

Exhibition at BMU Berlin Fashion Week opening event.

As­­­­ part of the upcoming Berlin Fashion Week in January, the Federal Ministry for the Environment is hosting an opening event on how to make fashion of the future more environmentally sound. The Beneficial Design Institute co-organizez it and will exhibit particularly successful examples of innovative, sustainable and well-designed fashion. The aim is to show how attractive, […]

Future Fashion Lab, Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a new event. The Future Fashion Lab has started! Through a combination of exhibitions, talks, workshops, screenings and shopping, the Future Fashion Lab aims to raise awareness amongst the audience for positive change. Examples and activities of designers and craftspeople from around the globe, who operate at the forefront of sustainability are […]

Dutch Design Week

Yes, it’s that time of year again, lots of presentations coming up, including the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven! Hellen van Rees’ work is present at two locations. A selection of the collection is on display at the brand new fashiontech hotspot in Eindhoven, the Fashiontech Farm. It is an initiative by Marina Toeters, owner […]

Exhibition during Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week

On October 4th the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week will start, also in Enschede, The Netherlands! Part of this, is a pop up exhibition in the city centre where Hellen van Rees will show part of her work along with five other designers, Paul Kruize, Annemieke Koster of Enschede Textielstad, Jasmijn Miltenburg, Danya Weevers and Anna […]

Renovating the webshop

The major renovation has begun! We are currently busy updating and renewing the web shop with new photo’s, texts and a new size chart. For the photo’s we’ve organized a photo shoot and soon all products will be presented in one and the same style. We’d invited two models to present the different collection in […]

Hellen van Rees at the opening Sustainable Thinking

Yesterday, the exhibit Sustainable Thinking opened. In addition to the director and organizer Stefania Ricci, there have been many interested people, artists and designers. A while ago we were asked to design a creation with regard to sustainable thinking. As part of the exhibition at the Museum Salvatore Ferragamo, we’ve designed a beautiful and unique […]

The making of: Hellen van Rees at Sustainable Thinking

For the Sustainable Thinking exhibition at the Museum Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence we were asked to design a creation with regard to the theme sustainable thinking. To develop the creation a sketch was made and the color scheme was decided, so the weaving process with a magnified mistake (see our pervious post), could start in […]

The inspiration behind Sustainable Thinking

As part of the exhibition at the Museum Salvatore Ferragamo, we’ve designed a beautiful and unique piece. A while ago we were asked to design a creation with regard to sustainable thinking. To give you an idea of the design process, inspirations and the underlying meaning we would like to tell you some more. It […]