On this page the Rietveld Foundation draws attention to new developments, such as designs that have been brought back into production, a house or building threatened with demolition, an exhibition or a new publication. Sometimes an anecdote is described or an interesting subject from Gerrit Rietveld’s extensive oeuvre is put in the spotlight.
All articles can be found in the archive below.
20.11.2021A new look for the Rietveld FoundationToday the Rietveld Foundation launches its brand new website. This website offers an overview of the life and work of the architect Gerrit Rietveld and gives insight into dealing with copyright and contemporary productions. Read on.
24.05.2021Rietveld Schröder House reopens on the 5th of JuneOn June 5, 2021, the Rietveld Schröderhuis reopens its doors to visitors after the Corona break. The Rietveld Schröder House is a Unesco World Heritage site. Almost everything is still in its original state. Read on.
20.09.2021Gold and Silversmith’s Company 100 yearsThis year marks exactly 100 years since Gerrit Rietveld was commissioned to renovate the shopfront and interior of the “Goud en Zilversmid's Compagnie”. With this renovation, the jewellers' shop on Amsterdam's Kalverstraat received a special facade. Read on.
08.04.2019Elling Buffet back in productionThe “Elling Buffet” is a leading early work for Gerrit Rietveld. With a construction consisting of the characteristic slatted structures, Rietveld played with the concept of spatiality when designing it in 1919 (the same period in which he designed the famous Red and Blue slatted chair). Read on.