Glasses Glasses

This exceptional series of glasses by Aldo Bakker is streamlined, chic and robust. It is Dutch design at its best. Generous Magpie presents a series of 16 glasses and a carafe.

300.00 individual product

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No Boundaries No Boundaries

In this series of ceramics, Teruhiro Yanagihara has combined Japanese pottery traditions with modern techniques. Every three months Generous Magpie will send you one or more components of the sixteen-part series No Boundaries.

300.00 individual product

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At the table with Mr. Van Dongen, farmer At the table with Mr. Van Dongen, farmer

Flax was once one of the most important Dutch textile fibers. Nowadays flax cultivation has decreased substantially and most of the harvest is now exported to China. With The Flax Project, a series of products made of locally cultivated flax, Christien Meindertsma has placed this forgotten textile on the map once more..

300.00 individual product

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B-Set B-Set

B-Set by Hella Jongerius is regarded as an icon of Dutch design history. The porcelain series was designed by Royal Tichelaar Makkum, a company that unites classical craftsmanship with present-day design. From Generous Magpie you will receive one or more items of tableware from the 11-piece B-Set series.

300.00 individual product

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Youthful Heroes Youthful Heroes

+This time, we adopt a different approach. No attractive photos or extraordinary art today. We’ll engage in a moment of reflection. Since the instant that the Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself ablaze on 17 December 2010 because a corrupt government functionary had confiscated his merchandise for the umpteenth time, the Arabic Spring has been a part of our everyday lives.…

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Real or fake Real or fake

I like fresh flowers. They smell nice and the idea of having something beautiful and fragile in your house remains an exceptional experience. Fortunately, we live in a country where flowers are reasonably affordable. I recall the surprise of an Irish friend who saw that you could buy a hundred tulips for 10 guilders (then) at the Flower Market in Amsterdam.…

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D-I-Y iPhone speaker D-I-Y iPhone speaker

I could easily be tempted into buying speakers for my iPhone, certainly at airports and certainly if they have the raw appearance of an old radio. However, with the same smoothness with which I can fall in love with them, I can just as easily forget to pack them when I need them, so that my travelling music is often grating and shrill..…

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