Thijs Verhaar: “I make my scarves using only 100% extra fine merino wool—stronger than cashmere, chosen for its superior strength, luster and flexibility.
I am obsessed with achieving the right texture and feel. My garments not only look sharp, but also feel soft, warm and comforting.
I personally handle every step of the knitting process: from the sourcing of fibers, to the mix of colours and patterns, to the tension of each stitch, down to the finishing of every garment. Everything is designed and produced in my Knitwear Lab in the Netherlands.”
Eye Film Museum
Eye is sometimes called ‘the cinematic memory of the Netherlands’. And in all modesty, that title is no exaggeration.
The Dutch national museum for film, located on Amsterdam’s IJ harbour, manages more than 54.000 films from all genres. The collection represents an outstanding sample of film history, from classics and blockbusters to cult films. But Eye does not only focus on the past: it also closely follows the latest developments in film by organizing new acquisitions, programmes, and debates. The building is open every day for anyone who is interested in film and film culture. Visitors are welcome in four cinemas, an exhibition space, a floor dedicated to educational activities, a shop, and a bar-restaurant.
Eye is internationally acclaimed for its knowledge of and expertise in the field of film restoration, research, and education. The organization has 185 employees who do their very best to make everything you would want to know about film easily accessible. For young and old, for film enthusiasts and professionals, and from constantly changing perspectives, Eye focuses on film as an art form, as entertainment, and as part of digital visual culture.