J A N P A U L
(formarly known as PLANKTON)
Cross-over-designer of objects, eye-candy, and conversation-pieces. Searching for singular marvel in multiplicity and repetition.
(Jan-Paul Meulendijks, Netherlands 1972)
1998-2010> Formed his own independent design studio after graduating as product designer. Designer of furniture ,lightning, and other interior products for various international clients. Commercial and residential commisions. Designs are made from concept till production-ready technical drawings, and in some cases: end-products. His work is worldwide published and exhibited. Some designs are awarded, others part of a museum-collection. J.P. also designs, develops, produces, and distributes his own design label “nu-collection”. J.P.Meulendijks design studio > http://www.n-u.nl
2010-2017> Besides designing for international clients, more time is put in his personal label.The focus is put on environment, ecological design and sustainability. After a long research: a new biodegradable material was developed: “ECOLOTEK “. Together with new designs and a new mission: this resulted in a new label : PLANKTON”
2017-now > J.P.Meulendijks designs under a new ( his original) name: JAN PAUL .
JAN PAUL is created as a platform for more personal, conceptual and experimental designs. Crossing over boundaries between design and art. Setting his work free from boxes, commercial and producers demands. Some designs of the PLANKTON label are selected, re-designed and brought to the JAN PAUL label
New work coming soon.
Clients include: / NEXT home collection/ Van Esch / DARK / Karlsson-clocks / PT-home / IKI-beer / club Vasquesz / Nextime / Jansen+co / Duo-design / LS-works / Melaja /Innermost / Kikkerland / Umbra / WK-Wu / Interior-tools / Mobach / B&W-clocks/ W&M-clocks/ Leitmotiv /+ various private clients