Vlisco Textile Company | batik block printing | The Netherlands | Fabric yardage, merging Dutch & African block printing, the Vlisco Textile Company, Operating since 1846, is a Dutch company that’s been collaborating within the African fashion landscape – particularly within northern and central Africa since it’s early inception. The fabric undergoes an authentic wax process which is common to Dutch design and originates from batik techniques.
Bendable wood from Dutch company Snijab. Using a laser cutter they make a series of micro-incisions in the wood. When they're done, it can folded without breaking. They've created these neat writing blocks, but this technique definitely has a great many applications.
Dutch companies unite in RAMLAB to facilitate 3D printing progress, eyeing welding #3dprinter http://www.3ders.org/articles/20161010-dutch-companies-unite-in-ramlab-to-facilitate-3d-printing-progress-eyeing-welding-3d-printer.html
I first saw this stream in a watercolor, and its winding down into a mysterious destination ticked my imagination. What lies beyond? The variation in the water's color is also a test of observation & skill for the watercolorist. This is another view Napoleon missed, as he was imprisoned on nearby Elba. Restonica Valley, Corsica – France