“Joy Luck Pie Club” is a pie shop created by Studio Henny van Nistelrooy, serving home-made pies daily in a purpose-designed space only during Beijing Design Week. Drawing inspirations on traditional Chinese motifs often believed to bring success and well-being to one’s life, three recipes employing seasonal fruits and special ingredients exclusive to Chinese food culture are designed.
 
During Beijing Design Week 2013 we present a new furniture collection named YIFU, designed for Chinese furniture brand ACF:Home. Rather then merely presenting the new furniture pieces we used this collaboration as an example to show the process leading to the final product.
 
We have completed an 800sqm event space for the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Beijing. Alongside the China-Netherlands football match a 500 guest reception was hold for which we designed everything from invite to interior.
 
As part of Beijing Design Week 2012 Studio Henny van Nistelrooy created “Craft & Industry”, an exhibition which gives insight to how the studio’s explorations in crafts feed their mass-produced projects and vice versa.
 
A festive statement is made by bold geometrical screens that are combined with logs displaying items of Haywards Ready to Wear designs and an example of a bespoke dinner jacket. This rich mixture of textures make a glamourous presentation breaking with the stereotypical of the Christmas season.
 
The Ground Floor Arrangement Band is an exhibition especially created for London Design Festival 2011.
 
For Velorution, a specialist cycle store on Great Portland Street in central London, we designed an interior that is easily adaptable to different needs; product display, video presentations, cycle fashion shows, product launches.
 
Set in the East Embankment of Somerset House we made for London Fashion Week a lighting installation with our extraordinary chandelier Flashmob.
 
Specially created for London Design Festival 2010 as part of the Brompton Design District, 'Variability' is a group exhibition produced by Henny van Nistelrooy. The show brings together a diverse range of work from 12 emerging designers, displaying contrasting and sometimes conflicting approaches.
 
Henny van Nistelrooy co-designed the Christmas window display for ecological shoe manufacturer Terra Plana in their five London stores.
 
How does media affect the perception of an object? Co-curated by Henny van Nistelrooy, 'Three Yet One' is a design exhibition that explores the role different media play in shaping our understanding and perception of objects.
 
Co-curated by Henny van Nistelrooy, 'Airmail' is an exhibition with new objects dealing with the idea of weight, or rather the absence of it, in design. 'Airmail' features experiments, interpretations, and developments on the idea of lightness in its broader meaning.
 
Platform8 is a group of 12 students from the Design Products course at the Royal College of Art, London. It is an international group representing a range of cultural backgrounds which contributes to a diverse design approach. If there is one common thread linking all the students in Platform8, it is an aversion to homogeneity and a celebration of diversity.
 
We all know what a remote control is. It is a device that allows us to control our electronic products from a distance, but in a literal sense, remote control has no direct connotation with electronic devices, it simply means controlling from a distance. ‘Control Remote’ reverses the roles of the controller and the controlled.
 
A larger than life composite image of a very messy and personal private space was superimposed on to the white walls of an impersonal clinical space...