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Cocoon House ‘zomersalon’

In June, Cocoon House will not only open the doors to its new showroom in Hilversum but will also host a vibrant summer salon showcasing a diverse selection of design and art. This exhibition will feature the works of renowned designers interacting with the distinctive vintage furniture from the Cocoon House collection.

Stylists Sander van Eyck and curator Wisse Trooster have collaboratively created an engaging dialogue, where each design piece, artwork and piece of furniture tells its own unique story.

Participants include: Dirk Duif, Fransje Gimbrere, Inge Simonis, Karel Bodegom, Kiki van Eijk, Marcio Pontes, Mariekke Jansen, Nienke Sikkema, Sandra Keja Planken, studio mo man tai, Studio Range, Sven Jansse and The Novel Grey. The works are available for purchase at Cocoon House.

Address: Kerkbrink 16, 1211 BX Hilversum. Opening hours for the exhibition: Wednesday to Saturday from 12:00 to 17:00.

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Grand Opening of Cocoon House Hilversum!

The iconic former post office in Hilversum is the new home of Cocoon House. The Amsterdam showroom has been exchanged for the impressive 400 square meter hall of the 1940s post office.

Last Thursday, June 6th, Cocoon House Hilversum was festively opened! Stepping inside is like entering an eclectic film set; this is where the founders Freerk Mandema and Sander van Eyck showcase their passion: an array of characteristic pre-loved design pieces, unique collectors items, and contemporary designs from the Cocoon Collectables collection, along with Sander van Eyck’s own creations (Studio Cocoon Living). Additionally, designer, scout, and curator Wisse Trooster selected works for the Zomersalon, presenting a diverse collection of often expressive, colorful designs by both renowned designers and emerging talents.

We welcome you weekly from Wednesday through Saterday, 12:00 – 17:00.

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Helios lighting by Sander van Eyck

The HELIOS lamp series, designed by Sander van Eyck, offers lighting structures that resemble contemporary art pieces more than traditional light sources, making bold statements on their own. Even when turned off, HELIOS exudes an aura of refinement and modernity, perfectly enhancing your interior decor. In short, the HELIOS lighting series guarantees atmospheric and flexible lighting, functionality, and exceptional design. Available as a table lamp, wall lamp, or stunning chandelier. Inquire about the possibilities.

HELIOS Table white – designed by Sander van Eyck


Experience light like never before with the HELIOS table lamp, designed by product and interior designer Sander van Eyck. This 8-light structure, measuring 65cm in width and 67cm in height, resembles a contemporary art piece more than a traditional light source, making a bold statement on its own. With its white color, the HELIOS effortlessly…

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Cocoon House is nearing its final touches!

Our “Cocoon Collectables” vintage design treasures quickly adapt to their new surroundings. This stunning Brutalist sideboard in natural oak by Gerhard Bartels, Belgium, 1970s, blends seamlessly in a brutalist environment. Above it hangs a prominent wall painting by Leo Gestel, completed in 1941, adding to the harmony of the space.

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Cocoon Collectables @ DESIGN ICONS ’24

75 quality dealers from all over Europe will return to Amsterdam on April 6 + 7 for Design Icons 2024, bringing their finest vintage design pieces from the 1930s – 1980s.

Cocoon Collectables is proud to be a participant at Design Icons 2024! Visit us at booth 47. We’re excited to welcome you there!

Design Icons Amsterdam takes place annually in the beautiful venue of De Kromhouthal. The industrial atmosphere of De Kromhouthal is the ideal setting to showcase the design icons of the past century.

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Cocoon House is relocating to an exciting new spot !

After seven wonderful years in our current Amsterdam location, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be relocating to a former 1930s post office in Hilversum by the end of the first quarter in 2024.
This space not only gives us room to grow our passions for 20th-century antiques, interior design, and art but also provides a fantastic backdrop for new collaborations, events and inspiring shoots. Thanks for the wonderful partnerships this past year, and here’s to an amazing 2024!

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Sander’s “Palazzo” @TALKIES MAN

Landschaps- en tuinarchitect Jan David Zocher kreeg in 1827 van de gemeente Utrecht de opdracht om aan de stadsbuitengracht een plan te ontwikkelen. Als resultaat hiervan een vijfhonderd meter lange rij van historische stadspanden, waaronder dit herenhuis uit 1840 langs de van Asch van Wijckskade.

Na bijna twee eeuwen kwam het in creatieve handen van interior designer en Cocoon Living founder Sander van Eyck, die er nu inmiddels al enkele jaren woont.

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