Discover Germany, Issue 33, December 2015

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Mach dich Fraij!



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Albert Dijkman and Mischa Olma are two young creatives that have stepped away from typical rules and conventions to approach woodwork in a fresh and modern way. The company’s Dutch side is expressed by the name Fraij, roughly translated from Dutch as “beautiful, pretty and aesthetically pleasingâ€?. The pair of them have grasped these concepts well. Albert studied Fine Arts in the Netherlands and Mischa has been self-employed as a photographer, designer DQG ÂżOP SURGXFHU PDNLQJ WKHP ERWK SURIHVVLRQDOV LQ WKHLU ÂżHOGV With Fraij they are now designing high-quality furniture and interior concepts for gastronomy, the workplace, shops or simply for private use. By the end of 2015, two full collections will be available via their online store.

The mix of Dutch D steigerhout steigerhoutt dedesign, meaning the use of rough tex tex-tured construction ction planks, together metropolitan allu-with the Berlin Berlin in metropo litan allu re makes makes Fraij Fraijj a v very ery unique label. All products are e handmade from timtimber or recy recycled cled d wood, cre creating ating inteinteresting and rare rare surface structures. In addition to wood,, iron and conconvarious mate-crete, they use ev arious other mate rials from from road road construction and civil give furniture engineering to giv e the fur niture and urban lamps an ur ban and rugged look. young company’s The y oung compan y’s strengths refreshing come from their t refreshing and creative creativ e product uct design and their modern communication. munication. The two founders have have recently formed a young, mo-team of y oung, g, talented and mo tiv ated artists ts and cr aftsmen. tivated craftsmen. Fraij creations The latest in Fr aij crea tions are presented to customers and ininterested parties parties es in the new BerBercustomized lin showroom, m, where customiz ed products are being developed developed for private both business s and priv ate use. www