Architecture

By: Claudy 23-07-2018

Edible dye plants and rusted iron create the color palette for a pair of 'vertical gardens' hanging gracefully above the buzzing dining room of Restaurant ONE. This diptych by Studio Claudy Jongstra reflects the rectangular vegetable beds of the restaurant's on-site urban garden and the industrial

  • Dining room Restaurant ONE
  • Roermond, The Netherlands 2018
  • Title: Vertical Garden
  • Size (m): 6.00 x 1.70 - 4.00 x 1.70
  • Material: Drenthe heath wool, merino wool, mohair, silk, cotton
  • Pigments: Indigo, walnut, onion, alder cones, birch bark, sorrel, fir needles
  • Photo credit: Jeroen Musch and Martijn Kersten
By: Claudy 08-11-2017

For a glass partition between the auditorium and the family parlor, we created 'The Pathway of the Birds', an art piece referring to the Finnish myth of Linnunrata.

  • Auditorium and family room
  • Crooswijk Cemetery
  • Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2017
  • Size (m): 2.16 x 6.68
  • Material: Wool, silk, mohair, linen | Pigments from: alkanet root, dahlia, onion, indigo, chamomile, walnut
By: Claudy 13-04-2017

For a radically modern private residence in Leeuwarden two very different art pieces were created. On the stark concrete background the blue indigo piece is felted in a rhythm of small waves in a variation of natural fibres. In contrast the dark brown woolly cloth seems a natural hide but actually uses the eaborate quality of the hairy yarn of the Drenth Heath sheep to the full.

  • NL 2016
  • Private Residence
  • Material: Drenthe Heath wool, mohair, silk, natural dyes