Category Archives: Exhibitions

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 […]

Hellen van Rees at the exhibition Sustainable Thinking

For the Sustainable Thinking exhibition at the Museum Salvatore Ferragamo we were asked to design a creation with regard to sustainable thinking. The Museum has joined forces for the occasion with the Italian Vogue and Fashion Revolution. These have made a selection of the most progressive fashion designers and artists around the world and asked […]

Coming up: Showroom at Greenstyle Munich

DUTCH FASHION + DESIGN will be a special presentation of the most innovative Dutch designers who also have a focus on sustainability at the Greenstyle Fair in Munich. We’re very happy to announce Hellen van Rees is part of this selection. The showcase is a continuation of the collaboration between the regions of Amsterdam/Utrecht and […]

Meeting with King Willem Alexander at ‘De Maatschappij’ Congress

Last week Hellen van Rees had the honour to meet the Dutch King Willem Alexander at the yearly congress of the foundation ‘De Maatschappij.’ The congress was staged around the theme ‘150 Years of Technology in Twente.’ Since textile is a huge part of this regions history (and we believe future also) the focus was […]

Upcoming Paris Fashion Week presentation at Tranoï

It’s fashion week season again and we’re busy preparing our collection in the atelier for a presentation at Tranoï during Paris Fashion Week! Hellen van Rees will be part of a joint exhibition by Dutch designers collective We Are Muze. Together with designers Jessica Joyce, Peterson Stoop, The Girl and the Machine and David Laport […]

Textile Reflexes at Ars Electronica Festival

This fall the Textile Reflexes project will be part of the Wearsustain exhibition at Ars Electronica! The internationally unique festival of art, technology and society takes place amidst the public sphere in downtown Linz, Austria. From September 6-10 we’ll jointly investigate current technological and social interdependencies and their potential future manifestations. The stand for Textile […]

Exhibition opening in Heart Gallery

Save the date, on December 17th my exhibition ‘By a Thread’ will open in the Heartgallery​ in Hengelo! The opening will take place on the 17th at 4pm. A journey through the past 5 years, 11 collections and countless experiments with textiles and a lot of unusual materials form the exhibition on the two floors […]

Textile Reflexes at Dutch Design Week

The Textile Reflexes project is at the Dutch Design Week! We will be at the Do (not) Feed the Makers expo at Sectie C. During this week we are sharing a space with other wearable tech projects that are currently in progress. The interesting part is that we want your feedback! Our project is now […]