Seamlessy Shaping Textiles

UNSEAM is an initiative founded by Bas Froon and Karin Vlug that develops new technologies enabling local, digital and on-demand manufacturing of textile products. The textile landscape is changing – the existing model of long lead times of mass produced products from Asia will not be profitable and sustainable in the near future. Most of […]

Circular Designed Acoustic Panels

Salone del Mobile 2019: circularpanels design concept During Salone del Mobile 2019, a prototype is on show at SuperDesign Show 2019 (Superstudio Piu at via Tortona) as part of the Award Winners Exhibition of the WORTH Partnership Project. For press inquiries and high-res images: contact. Design concept for a modular acoustic interior panel. The design is […]

DUDE – circular designed espressomachine

DUDE: ‘circular designed’ espresso machine Design concept selected for the ‘Embassy of Circularity’ exhibition at the Dutch Design Week 2018. A visual model of this design concept will be part of the curated exhibition at the Klokgebouw (hall 3) from 20-28 October. More info: click here. DUDE is not only a machine. It’s a business […]

velvety soft biobased babycarrier

Tailor-made baby-carrier that can be produced in the Netherlands with a special soft bio-composite material. With a unique manufacturing technique using bio composites, Bas Froon shows new opportunities to bring back industrial production of labour-intensive ‘soft’ products to local manufacturers. At the KABK Graduation Show 2017 and the Dutch Design Week 2017 he presented his conceptual ‘micromoulding’ machine and a first application: a velvety soft and tailor-made baby carrier made of this special and sustainable material.

WEAR Sustain 2018: Smart Fashion Production

WEAR Sustain 2018 awarded to Bas Froon and Karin Vlug We are very excited to announce that the newest “Smart Fashion Production” project has been awarded by WEAR Sustain! Fashion designer Karin Vlug and I will join forces for the next 6 months and extend the micro moulding machine into a digital garment manufacturing technique […]

WORTH Partnership Project: acoustic interior products

WORTH Project awarded to Studio Bas Froon and A+Z Design: “When digital manufacturing will meet high-end handcraft: unique interior products”. We are very excited that this week our project proposal has been awarded by the WORTH Partnership Project 2018! After a great first weekend in Madrid where we presented and discussed the project with the Steering Committee, we will work on this project during 2018.

The future is local: micromoulding machine & soft biocomposites

The future is local: micromoulding machine & soft biocomposites Velvety soft baby carrier made in the Netherlands with a unique biocomposite New opportunities for local production on an industrial scale With a unique manufacturing technique using bio composites, Bas Froon shows new opportunities to bring back industrial production of labour-intensive ‘soft’ products to local manufacturers. […]

In search for the Holy Grail

Inspired by the medieval legend of the holy grail and the barb wire which is now ‘protecting’ our borders, I got the urge to use that as a moulding material together with hot glass. Two powerful materials as a metaphor for the challenges in our society.

sunday morning carpet

Morning sunlight that plays with clouds of smoke. The old carpet on the table that plays with my fingers. The warmth at my grandparents place. A tribute to a forgotten piece of furniture: the table carpet.