GLUE amsterdam connected by design

September 16-19.2021

A four-day design-route from and for Amsterdam designers, architects, brands, showrooms, galleries, academies, and other colleagues.

GLUE amsterdam connected by design connects all locations and provides a substantive and attractive program for colleagues and the public.

Covid-19

In this time of corona and in our current society of social distancing that we will be living in for the foreseeable future, GLUE, with its design route that fans out across the city, is the ideal event. Nevertheless, we ask the exhibitors to follow the guidelines that the City of Amsterdam sets out shortly before the event, to maintain distance, to wash your hands frequently, to be inspired, and to have fun.

Founding Partner
GLUE HUB
Participant

Founding Partners second edition, 2021

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

The Stedelijk Museum is working on a new, dynamic and thematic collection presentation that is in line with our times. In this way, the museum can respond better to developments in art and design, and there is more room for different stories and dialogue. The new presentation will be completed in three phases, the collection of which can be seen during GLUE from 1980 onwards. From the design collection, makers are shown who respond with their work to the value of raw materials and to movement and memory in the city.

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RVO Design

RVO Design

Ruud van Oosterhout specialises in the design of furniture, interiors, as well as ceramics and glass objects in an unmistakably minimalist and sober style. his designs are an exploration of form, shape, colour & proportion. all comes together in his furniture collection bruut., the crystal table pieces and the porcelain tableware range. ruud’s collections consist of stronge shapes in which sustainability is an indispensable aspect.

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Zuiver

Zuiver

As one of the founding partners of this incredible Amsterdam design-route, we are happy to announce that we are exhibiting at this year’s edition.

This fall we celebrate 10 years of Zuiver and we are reflecting on the collections we’ve designed in the past. Focusing on how we can do better, for a better tomorrow, and the partners with whom we embark on this ever-evolving journey. Zuiver embraces partnerships with local design studios, eco-conscious companies, and our Scholarship’s designers of tomorrow. We share creativity, explore forward-looking alternatives, and provide a fresh perspective. It’s a joint effort with no limitations on what we can achieve, when we come together to create.

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Interface

Interface

Interface, Inc. is proud to be founding GLUE partner for the second year running. We are a global commercial flooring company with an integrated collection of carpet tiles and resilient flooring, including luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and nora® rubber flooring. Since 1993 our modular system has helped customers create interior spaces while positively impacting the people who use them as well as our planet.

Our mission, Climate Take Back™, invites the industry to join us as we commit to running our business in a way that is restorative to the planet and creates a climate fit for life.

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Gelderland

Gelderland

In 1936 Koene Oberman, son of a Frisian timber merchant, got 200 guilders from his father to start his own business. In Culemborg, with its long tradition of traditional furniture manufacturing, he was one of the first to start serial furniture production. It ushered in the birth of ‘Meubelindustrie Gelderland’. From the former locomotive depot at the railway station, Oberman developed Gelderland into a major player. Shortly after the war, he set out in his own jet to achieve international growth and foreign manufacturers took Gelderland models into production.

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OCCO

OCCO

OCCO is an interior furnishing startup that offers an innovative digital tool for interior architects and designers to help solve their work process challenges. The tool simplifies time-consuming tasks and gives direct access to all the best interior design brands from Europe through a single easy to use platform. OCCO was founded in 2016 and has its headquarters in Tallinn, Estonia. OCCO is branching out to the Netherlands and the rest of Europe with its digital tool to work together with a select group of interior architect partners.

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Kvadrat

Kvadrat

Kvadrat was established in Denmark in 1968 and has deep roots in Scandinavia’s world-famous design tradition. A leader in design innovation, Kvadrat produces quality contemporary textiles and textile related products for architects, designers and private consumers across the world.

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Design Post Amsterdam

Design Post Amsterdam

The renowned interior design brands Arco, Arper, Casala, Kvadrat, Montis, XAL and Eikelenboom brands Hollands Licht, Luceplan and Vibia present their collections in the redesigned showroom on Cruquius Island. Design Post Amsterdam is an interior collective showcasing design furniture, lighting, carpets and textiles for professionals and consumers on 1000sqm.

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Kasstoor

Kasstoor

Kasstoor Sophisticated Amsterdam Living. Allow us to introduce the renewed Kasstoor showroom in Amsterdam. The well-known Amsterdam based retailer Kasstoor for more than 100 years, is offering top-design furniture pieces located at the waterfront of ‘Het IJ’ at IJburg. From this beautiful spot we are proudly offering you excellent furniture pieces & brands curated and selected from all over the world. A fantastic balance between the different design philosophies around the world.

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GLUE TV

GLUE TV live:
Thu 16/09: 16.00-18.00
Fri 17/09: 17.00-18.00
Sat 18/09: 17.00-18.00

In collaboration with creative media partner A’DAM&Co., broadcasting partner SALTO television and Mediacollege Amsterdam/Bas de Groot.

On the eighteenth floor of A’DAM Toren on the river IJ, GLUE participants and influential Amsterdam creatives will be interviewed by journalists, including Daan Borrel, Tracy Metz, Jeroen Junte, Gebrielle Kennedy, Marsha Simon, and Viveka van de Vliet, about their business, vision, and inspirations, but also about the overarching GLUE theme, ‘The City is ours’, which is inspired by the fact that we are travelling less and fewer tourists are coming to Amsterdam, making the city and its economy ours again. The interviews will be about unusual ways of doing business, about Amsterdam as a self-sufficient ecosystem where designers, architects, showrooms, and brands work together.

A’DAM&Co., the members’ club for creatives, will again be offering the 18th floor of ADAM Toren as an exclusive location: a comfortable living room annex TV studio with a phenomenal view, where you can have lunch, drink coffee, and attend the talks that are being recorded and broadcast.

The GLUE TV broadcasts can be attended at A’DAM&Co. and can also be followed via livestreams and on Amsterdam television channel SALTO.

The City is Ours!

Auditiorium at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

GLUE HUBS 2021

Mart Visser

Mart Visser

For almost 30 years now Mart Visser is a very well known Dutch fashion designer. Since 2011 he’s a respected visual artist as well, whose paintings and sculptures are exhibited around the world. With the introduction of a collection of carpets, curtains and furniture in 2019 he also became a much praised interior designer. Marked by a clearly recognizable signature, Marts designs are timeless, expressive and high-end. Based on the stylish structures, colors and materials he uses, Mart created a beautiful eclectic image.

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Broeinest

Broeinest

Broeinest is the materials library and meeting place for interior professionals. With a wide range of floors, lighting, fabrics, tiles, sheet material, acoustic solutions, project furniture and many more special materials, you as (interior) architect, designer, (furniture) maker and interior builder have come to the right place for the materialization of your project.

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Contact Amsterdam

Contact Amsterdam

Contact Amsterdam – House of Creators – is a creative hub that accommodates designers, artists and start-ups with studios and a shared Makerspace where various machines and digital fabrication tools are accessible; for our community and for makers in the Amsterdam area.

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4SeasonsSpa

4SeasonsSpa

4SeasonsSpa creates innovative and professional spa solutions for luxury hotels, spa centers, residential spaces and for the super yacht industry. Spa solutions include elements such as saunas, steam-rooms, pools, whirlpools and water treatment equipment.

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OCCO

OCCO

OCCO is an interior furnishing startup that offers an innovative digital tool for interior architects and designers to help solve their work process challenges. The tool simplifies time-consuming tasks and gives direct access to all the best interior design brands from Europe through a single easy to use platform. OCCO was founded in 2016 and has its headquarters in Tallinn, Estonia. OCCO is branching out to the Netherlands and the rest of Europe with its digital tool to work together with a select group of interior architect partners.

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Design Post Amsterdam

Design Post Amsterdam

The renowned interior design brands Arco, Arper, Casala, Kvadrat, Montis, XAL and Eikelenboom brands Hollands Licht, Luceplan and Vibia present their collections in the redesigned showroom on Cruquius Island. Design Post Amsterdam is an interior collective showcasing design furniture, lighting, carpets and textiles for professionals and consumers on 1000sqm.

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Intercodam

Intercodam

Intercodam has been a leader in the application of tiles, natural stone, kitchens and sanitary ware for decades. Since 2019 they are proud to be purveyor to the court.
Due to the variety of national and international collections, Intercodam knows how to put together combinations again and again through its creative staff that are each unique. The collection is creatively displayed in the 3-storey showroom on the Amstel in Amsterdam, which has a total surface area of ​​2000 m2.

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Hotel Arena Amsterdam

Hotel Arena Amsterdam

Hotel Arena is a 4-star hotel in the eastern part of Amsterdam with the Oosterpark as its yard. It’s a uniting place where both locals and citizens from all over the world come together. Wake up between crisp white sheets or dance all night in the chapel, have a glass of wine on the terrace or enjoy your breakfast in the park. Hotel Arena blurs the borders between the park and the hotel, and lets you explore the city of Amsterdam from an astonishing, monumental location.

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Navigating the city


Founding Partners
GLUE was initiated thanks to nine Founding Partners who recognised the importance of a united creative Amsterdam. Thanks to Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Kvadrat, OCCO, Zuiver, Kasstoor, Interface, Design Post Amsterdam, Ruud van Oosterhout Design and Gelderland. Go see their specially programmed exhibitions spread over the city.

GLUE HUBS
Participating locations become GLUE HUBS when they host 5 or more designers and brands. More to see, check it out.

Printed City Map
GLUE maps all participating locations, literally. All addresses are clearly stated on a city map of Amsterdam and are easy to find via a clear index.