In honor of the newly completed renovations of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam’s famous national museum filled with Dutch Renaissance material objects and paintings – including a few by Vermeer and Rembrandt – the museum unveiled its digital archives of 125,000 works aptly named Rijksstudio. To highlight the creative potential of the digital collection, Dutch designers at Studio Droog mined the archives for inspiration and created a new series of artwork. Studio Droog took this pleated linen collar from 1615:
A minimal napkin holder for the dinner table.
What would you do with the Dutch wooden shoe, otherwise known as a sabot, in the Cambridge Room collection?