Category Archives: Exhibitions

Exhibit at Museum Oyfo

Slowly we’re getting back to a more normal life, we can eat out, have small parties and museums are also starting to open their doors. While all was closed we’ve been working on an exhibit at the Oyfo Museum in Hengelo based on their textile industry collection. The museum recently re-opened premiering this work! The […]

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 […]

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 […]