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Vlisco Textile Company | batik block printing | The Netherlands | Fabric yardage, merging Dutch & African block printing, the Vlisco Textile Company, Operating since 1846, is a Dutch company that’s been collaborating within the African fashion landscape – particularly within northern and central Africa since it’s early inception. The fabric undergoes an authentic wax process which is common to Dutch design and originates from batik techniques.


Bendable wood from Dutch company Snijab. Using a laser cutter they make a series of micro-incisions in the wood. When they're done, it can folded without breaking. They've created these neat writing blocks, but this technique definitely has a great many applications.


Love these modern Middle Eastern lightbulb lamps from Dutch company Zenza, who has these hand made in Egypt.


Dutch companies unite in RAMLAB to facilitate 3D printing progress, eyeing welding #3dprinter

"Mugs with patterns by Pip Studios, a really fun Dutch company that sells great housewares and wall paper, with a distinctive modern Dutch cottage style."


Plant Power: Dutch company harvests electricity from living plants to power streetlights, Wi-Fi, and cell phones

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