Interior and product designer Tjimkje de Boer is the brains behind knapontwerp. After studying at the Minerva Academy in Groningen, De Boer moved to Amsterdam where she founded the studio. Knapontwerp is inspired by everyday images and objects. By analyzing the ordinary and taking the best of old crafts and traditional production methods, new ideas take hold, leading to the development of new products.
Serendipity is the defining element in creation of knappe reflectie // knappe reflection by knapontwerp. Each product is unique and reproduction is impossible. A mirror is painted in different colours, each object taking its unique character from manifestations during the production process.