Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Snowpuppe went icefishing with Nellianna

I met Nellianna in 2006, when I travelled through Scandinavia. 
We went ice fishing. 
We didn’t catch any fish, but I did catch adventures.

Welcome to our independent studio. Here we design and make paper lamps for the home and for public spaces like libraries. We use natural materials, mostly paper and some wood. We are proud that all our lamps are made by hand and by small-scale production in the Netherlands.

We like to be as close to the sea as possible, that’s why our studio is based in Scheveningen.  

This blog will be about us, we will take you on tour, share our ideas and how we work. We will introduce the Snowpuppe team to you through these blog.

Nellianna was the first person Snowpuppe met, so we start with interviewing Nellianna.

Top 5 tips that you have learned along the way?
- do what you love
- be nice
- don’t forget to share
- believe in your own strength
- take time for yourself and your family
What advice would you give to someone starting business? 
Talk about it a lot, this way the idea becomes real and surprising things will happen.

What music are you loving right now?
Old dance classics, my 1-year old son likes to dance to these songs.

Who or what inspires you?
Nature, because it is real.

Favourite artist and why?
Sofie Boersting, I am in love with her creative, botanical, animal drawings.

What are you loving right now?
I know it is Cliche, but my family :)

Top 5 things on your shopping list?
- Candle, tallow by Ontwerpduo
- Poster, everything is nature by Zilverblauw
- Faunascapes by What We Do
- Flamingo’s by Sofie Boersting
- Cookbook by the Green Kitchen Stories

Do you have a favourite quote that you would like to share?
“Living on the edge of the possible” by Jorn Utzon.

Complete this sentence, I can’t live without … the Beach.Sundays are for … Being at the beach. ​

You can contact me at [nellianna at] if you have any questions or just want to say hi! You can also find me on Instagram

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