Dirk Vander Kooij is a selfproducing design studio based in Zaandam near Amsterdam (NL).
In 2009 Dirk graduated from the Design Academy in Eindhoven (NL) with a giant robotic arm, designed to extrude large objects like furniture from recycled material, a world wide first.
Ever since the introduction of this new technique, Dirk Vander Kooij has been creating innovative products with a strong visual impact. Circular design and the use of recycled materials is the core of Dirk's work.
In the design of chairs, tables, vases and light fixtures Studio Dirk Vander Kooij combines tradition and technology, craft and digital robot techniques.Every piece is an industrially produced ‘one-of-a-kind.’