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Nuclear Security Summit NSS Den Haag



Project details

“Truly … Cosy.” That was the summary that gave President Barack Obama’s Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, after two long days had been spent on a special edition of the AVL Office Chair Lensvelt. A total of 58 world leaders took place on the seat, which was carried out specifically for the top with a raised back for extra status upholstery in “stone-gray silk dynamics’ and a white coated chassis. The chair was elected by the organization of the NSS as the best option because of its comfortable seat and the Dutch design. The chair for Lensvelt designed by Atelier Van Lieshout, received much attention in the media. De Volkskrant devoted nearly half a page and showed various speakers on the chair on the floor, including artist Joep van Lieshout. Who noted that he had rather liked, that world leaders had come to his exhibition. Not only Obama, even Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and the beaming of the United Kingdom David Cameron felt fit as a fiddle in the AVL Presidential Chair. Total yield Lensvelt 116 of these luxury seats at the World Forum. Along with ‘Fine’ projects from Raamsdonksveer, “Alvero Rental Furniture ‘and’ Canoof vintage classics figured Lensvelt a conctructie where masterpieces from the Dutch design on loan could be delivered to the organization of the Nuclear Security Summit. In this way it was possible to decorate the top with the best design, at a price that was within the budget. NRC Handelsblad headlined: ‘Shameless Promotion Holland works out well. ” The newspaper was referring to the dynamic way the Dutch cultural world summit had an opportunity to promote Dutch art and culture. Hans Lensvelt is allowed to speak in the article as one of the ‘royal family’ of Dutch Design. According to him, the nuclear summit an excellent example for the Dutch government. Lensvelt: “The government always gives money to arts funding. It is much better to give orders to architects and designers. ”


Designer: Atelier Van Lieshout