The Historic Collection of Hoogeveen: the Story Wharf

Hoogeveen, a community on the higher moors of the eastern Netherlands, is consolidating its historic collections with its public library and needed a suitable exhibition ‘set’ to inaugurate the first phase of the transition. Now that we’re moving onto the second phase of a permanent housing for the collection, we look back at the original temporary project. TvH made the design with favorite […]

Furniture and Interactive Wall for the Bonnefantenmuseum

For the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht TvH created designs for an interactive “mosaic wall” and a number of collapsible furniture units. The wall consists of magnetic tiles printed with imagery chosen out of the collection of the museum. The Bonnefantenmuseum has a world class array of baroque religious paintings, even if it’s main source of pride is its collection of medieval […]

4 visions of Dutch prehistory

The museum of the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands wanted to create a vision statement for the future. This was part of an extensive, long term fund raising project. For hypothetical exhibitions on prehistory in the Netherlands Todd van Hulzen created four visualizations. The exhibition spaces conceived would be entirely new spaces, or even buildings, but designed to house […]

Zeeslag!/Naval Battle at the Dutch Navy Museum

The fate of the seaman is never certain. Will it be victory or defeat? One admiral ascends to national Valhalla, the other is to be commemorated for his vain valor. The sailors and marines have little choice but to follow the leader. Zeeslag/Naval Battle explores the unpredictable chances for valor or defeat through the eyes of average seamen during two famous […]

Multimedia Consoles for Dutch Pharmacists’ Bond

The KNMP is the branch organisation of Dutch pharmacists. To celebrate their 175th year they commissioned Studio Louter and Todd van Hulzen to create multimedia consoles to be displayed in changing locations, the first of which was the University botanical gardens of Utrecht. The consoles were composed of a pillar, modelled after Greek stelle and herms, plus a multimedia app to be played […]

Design for the Mauritshuis, British Royal Collection

Not every pitch is a winner. We could dedicate a monthly post to all of the marvelous fish that got away. The odds are simply not always in your favor, and everyone knows this before going in on a design tender. Still, it’s a shame to have the designs disappear into oblivion. We were particularly proud of designs we made for the Mauritshuis in […]