Royal Goedewaagen is one of the oldest ceramic factories from Europe. They still make the same crafted ceramics as 400 years ago, although they nowadays combine the original craftsmanship with the most modern designtechniques. Doing so the possibilities have grown too. Traditional molds combined with design results in innovative creations.
Back in 1610 the foundation was formed for Royal Goedewaagen its current concern. It started with pottery, half-industrial ceramics and Delft Blue. During the years Goedewaagen expanded and became one of the largest pipemakers in Europe. As of today they still make this variety on ceramics. All acquired traditional knowledge is completed with answers gained from the quest for creativity. Creativity in thinking along with clients, looking for unique ceramic products.
Arts and Crafts + Tiles by Albarello
Dutch tile factory Albarello manufactures traditional crafted tiles in various styles. From start till finish each tile is made at their own factory in Frisia (in Dutch: Friesland). They produce floor- and wall tiles and facade tiles.
Both the craftsmanship and the art from tilemaking, accompanied with the typical Dutch painting techiques with their distinctive recipes, have been past on from the older generation to the next in line. Where tradition from many centuries ago still is being practised by Albarello its ceramists and painters.
The craftsmen and -women working at Albarello paint their artwork on a genuine and authentic way onto the tiles and tiled sceneries. Both classic and contemporary designs can be delivered – the ancient Frisian and Dutch craftsmanships are in good hands.
As of today Albarello has grown into a well-established tile factory.
In direct collaboration with Albarello, Suit’d Suits created with the crafting skills from Royal Goedewaagen the Frame Models collection R.3/R.3+. These models have the appearance of tiles, which makes them perfect to integrate into every interior, where details count. The Suit’d Suits tile collection is available in 2 sizes:
• (R.3) 100 x 100 x 11 millimeters (lxwxh);
• (R.3+) 130 x 130 x 11 millimeters (lxwxh).
Additional wall tiles on these sizes and suitable thickness (10 millimeter total height, 1 millimeter calculated for the application- or tile glue) are available in colourglazings and hand painted designs.
Ceramics by Montagne
Manufacturing Delft Blue as well as modern pottery, Montagne Aardewerk is a Dutch allround pottery factory. The company started in 1951 in a small street in the centre of Gouda but soon it was able to expand the premises. Nowadays they are already over twenty years located in a beautiful village named Gouderak, situated along the dike near the river IJssel. Expect a marvellous view on farmhouses, meadows and cows beneath a constant changing sky. It is typical Dutch landscape that totally fits the product.
After the takeover of some factories in the late nineties, Montagne possessess a huge assortment of moulds. Memorial items, Christmas products and Delft blue tableware are produced, next to modern items, fixed bowls and unglazed ceramics (biscuit) for further decoration.
For Suit’d Suits Montagne produces from start to finish the Cover Models collection, out of ceramics. Items from this collection: Fresh pastel glazed colours, several patterns made by hand with the Delft Blue application technique.
Arts and Crafts by Iznik Tiles and Ceramics
The Netherlands and Turkey share a joint history in handpainted craftsmanship, dating back to the 16th century. With offices in Amsterdam and Istanbul, Iznik Tiles and Ceramics supplies hand decorated quartz tiles and ceramic products, produced in its ateliers in Iznik, Turkey. The Iznik Netherlands division was founded as an European branch for the Iznik Foundation (est 1993), which together with its partners re-ignited a revival of the art of Iznik-tile making in the early 1990’s. The core business consists of tile murals and tile furniture in both traditional and contemporary designs, supplemented with the production of vases, plates, bowls and various other ceramic products with the signatory Iznik designs. Its production process includes the application of over 75% of quartz in the ceramics glaze, giving the items extra durability.
Together with Iznik Tiles and Ceramics Suit’d Suits can offer their clients genuine made Iznik art. Applied in various colours and patterns onto all ceramic products in general, both Cover Models as Frame Models. Contact us for the possibilities, MOQ and lead time.
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Under its subsidiary Berker, Hager offers a premium brand in wiring accessories. Design and authenticity are key features of its innovative products. For the development of its luxurious and custom products, Hager collaborates with premium partners in the field. Together they create astonishing outlets and switches that correspond harmoniously with the interior of its clients.