A mix of individual interior projects and unique furnitureprojects are the most rewarding as the clients help activate the context for a good design
A number of collaborations with other design studios are based on the visual translation skills and the ambition to keep every detail count.
Urban Interior Design has a studio with small workplace at the heart of the Ceuvel community in Amsterdam Noord
Inspiring projects worldwide help re-think our set of standard building typologies so new concepts can develop
As a architectural designer Marcel van Wees (1975) has two decades of experience in retail design and design for public space. In that role he worked on a variety of projects where he witnessed the shift to a more balanced way of dealing with materials and their reusability. Apart from day to day architectural projects, he is presently closely involved in the Ceuvel community in the north of Amsterdam.
Als architectonisch ontwerper heeft Marcel van Wees (1975) een kleine twintig jaar ervaring in de retail design en het ontwerpen van openbare ruimte. In die rol heeft hij aan een verscheidenheid aan projecten gewerkt en was hij getuige van de verschuiving naar een meer evenwichtige manier van omgang met materialen en herbruikbaarheid. Afgezien van de dagelijkse architecturale projecten, is hij momenteel betrokken bij een aantal zelfgeïnitieerde activiteiten in het noorden van Amsterdam.
A selection of design concepts for the urban realm includes outdoor furniture and diverse design solutions for public space
This self initiated project is rooted in Amsterdam's historic and naval surroundings. To this day many derelict boats can be found all over town gutted by rust & rain, quite often at the bottom of the canal or still barely hanging from a chain or rope. We give them a new life as urban furniture along the canals and transformed docks of Amsterdam
A very compact studio apartment is nonetheless kept spacious by placing a central compact bathroom with toilet, shower and bath. On top the double bed is easily accessible through the 3D stairblock. A combination of materials connects the bathroom with the adjacent kitchen. The bathroom still receives daylight from the opaque kitchen backwall. Big thanks to Solenne, for such an enjoyable project;-)
For a small house in Amsterdam Noord a kitchen was created with a secondary function as bookcase for a living area. Through the zig zag concept a clear division in functions is accomplished.
As part of a new strategy for this landscape park several robust wooden objects have been designed to fully experience the landscapes limited relief. On top of a sanddune we placed a heavy bench with a strong signature
Urban Interior Design is a design studio with a cooperative workplace in the heart of de Ceuvel in Amsterdam Noord. We care about the details, context driven creation is the key! We work together with our community in this temporary village of creativity where we are looking for new ways to use materials and integrate this in a variety of designs. From our former boat, now creative haven, we run a variety of projects and actively support the community with constructive and aesthetic design support for the village of boats. The studio is open for use by other initiatives and is often turned into a live music stage during our divers season programming at the Ceuvel.
As a architectural designer Marcel van Wees (1975) has two decades of experience in retail design and design for public space....