• Foundation ZOdIEZiJN

    Foundation ZOdIEZiJN

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    PRODUCTLINE.

    ZOdIEZiJN Foundation is a nationally independent foundation that links design and commerce to daytime activities for people with a (mental) disability. They believe that every person has value for society and should get appreciation for their work. This will help them grow as a person and making meaningful products is the basis for this. The makers behind ZOdIEZijn create original and inspiring must-haves with a-brand status.

    THE MAKER.

    The makers of Zodiezijn have a (mental) disability. The equipment and knowledge of traditional techniques are available for day care in a care institutions. Products are made from sustainable materials such as clay and paper. These Dutch designers have taken up the challenge to develop products to their standard of design under the condition that they can be produced with simple actions. The individual characteristics of the products let you know that it has been created with heart and soul.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    The profits from Zodiezijn are used for the development of expertise and investments in daytime care projects.

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  • Uitgeverij Snor

    Uitgeverij Snor

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    PRODUCTLINE.

    Snor is one of the few independent publishers in the Netherlands, and is also run by two women: Claudette Halkes and Annemarieke Piers. For twelve years, Snor has been making cheerful, colorful lifestyle and other books that help make modern life more enjoyable. The office has always been in Utrecht and moved from Hooi & Stro next to the Griftpark to the Snorfabriek (a private initiative of Snor) and finally to Vechtclub XL.

    THE MAKER.

    Snor publishers make beautiful and cheerful books that you not only want to keep yourself, but also want to give as a gift. Snor thinks up the concepts for the books and searches for writers, illustrators and designers. Snor works together with Studio Boot, Marijke Buurlage, The Holy Kauw Company, Zilverblauw, Kirsten Jassies and Joyce Nafzger, Maartje Kuiper, Job, Joris & Marieke, Elsbeth Teeling (known from the Facebook group Club van Relaxte Moeders) and many others.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    Did you know that in addition to books, they also make chocolate and that we organize the Snor festival twice a year, attracting more than 3000 visitors?

     

     

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  • Babel & Voss

    Babel & Voss

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    PRODUCTLINE.

    Publisher Babel & Voss was founded in 2009 by Reinjan Mulder, Daniel van der Meer and Daan Heerman van Voss. It is the only publishing house in Amsterdam East, which also expresses this in its fund. The three collections of stories about Amsterdam East are published in collaboration with the Schrijvers uit Oost group that was founded in 2011 by Mariam Boyer.

    THE MAKER.

    ‘Oost’ (2013), ‘Meer Oost’ (2016), and ‘Door Oost’ are three books with stories of writers from Amsterdam Oost. These stories take place in Amsterdam Oost. Most of the writers are famous Dutch writers such as Herman Koch, Henk Spaan, Maartje Wortel, Hanna Bervoets en Roos van Rijswijk. Each book covers 20 to 25 stories.

    DID YOU KNOW…?

    Did you know that some stories from ‘Oost’ also became famous in the United Kingdom? Two stories from Pieter Olde Rikkert and Anton Valens were published in the book ‘Amsterdam Tales’ from the Oxford University Press (2017).

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