Stepping into the arena full of urban art, I caught Felipe Talu in action.

Sunday, 18 June, Eindhoven: This month is all about enjoying outdoors. The spring is in the air. Urban artists were undergrounded. Stepping into the arena full of urban art in the undergrounds of Eindhoven. I caught Felipe Talú from Rio de Janeiro. The graffiti artist spared me a few minutes to tell me the story behind his inspiration. 

Read More

Meeting 90-year-old Ms. Monroe!

De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam: The venue dates centuries back, 1409. De Nieuwe Kerk is a place of worship turned into the cultural meeting point in the heart of Amsterdam. Underneath its historical memories lies plenty of pride and prejudice. Every part of its structure is an […]

Read More

"I am between these walls because I chose to, but victims of the disgraceful World War II, didn't!" – Summary of my trip to Berlin

 My visit to Berlin was a learning experience. I heard tragic facts. I saw monumental sites tracing back those miserable war days for the Jewish people. I also saw the remarkable heritage which tells its own story. Some disgraceful,others with glance.   The weather was […]

Read More

Beyond arte with love

Camilla Groen in her secret world, where she celebrates colours, love and art. I first encountered Camilla’s work  in a moment of celebrating love, at the Valentine’s fair. It was the most inspiring corner with string artwork and paper crafts. Camilla went to […]

Read More

Enamelling with Mana Ottmer – the Georgian jewellery designer talked me through the ancient technique of Enamel.

Houten, The Netherlands. Apart from her divine culinary, Mana Ottmer is also known for jewellery designing. She uses the ancient technique of Cloisonné Enamel.   According to the Association of Dutch Enamelers (Vereniging van Nederlandse Emailleurs): “The cloisonné technique was already applied in the 5th […]

Read More

The fantastic stained glass work by Koen Koning

Houten, Netherlands – The Dutch artist Koen Koning took a master class in stained glass ten years ago. Since then he started what he calls “fanglastisch” designs. With his Dutch humor he explains: “fantastisch means fantastic and glas, glass. So I came […]

Read More

Enamelling with Mana Ottmer – the Georgian jewellery designer talked me through the ancient technique of Enamel.

Houten, The Netherlands. Apart from her divine culinary, Mana Ottmer is also known for jewellery designing. She uses the ancient technique of Cloisonné Enamel.   According to the Association of Dutch Enamelers (Vereniging van Nederlandse Emailleurs): “The cloisonné technique was already applied in the 5th […]

Read More

Meet Sabine Schalkwijk – she reveals a product line set to invigorate wellness.

THE ERA OF WELLNESS IS ON! A While ago I learned about the product from L’OREAL, the anti-ageing by Yves Saint Laurent. It  caught my attention because it involved relevant scientific research. Not only that, it drew my attention for  glycans. From […]

Read More

Houten ladies get the "Lecolook"

Houten, 10 February 2016 – Leco van Zadelhoff well-known between the celebrities for his beauty expertise  was at Douglas perfumery  giving some golden tips to the ladies. Leco is a Dutch make-up artist and stylist . Everyone loves his special touch which is known as the […]

Read More