dinsdag 24 maart 2009

A Cardboard Office: Nothing Amsterdam

Nothing is an Amsterdam-based, independent entrepreneurial agency that delivers innovation as a consequence commercial creativity for local and international visitors out of a cardboard box. Totally.

The Nothing office, completed entirely of cardboard, was designed by internationally recognized designers Alrik Koudenburg as well as Joost van Bleiswijk.

"Nothing is almost the power of ideas, almost how a single consideration can transform nothing into something," said Michael Jansen.

"Using a cheap throw-away material to whomp up a unique as a consequence memorable work space, seemed a first-class ritual to materialize this thought."

Nothing's goal is simple: turn consumers into brand advocates by any means to hand.

This proposition sees Jansen including Korsten producing meaningful brand experiences ranging from product innovation moreover store design, to employee training programmes along with, yes, even TV campaigns.

vrijdag 20 maart 2009

Amsterdam University College: information session on 2 February

Amsterdam University College (AUC) is a joint Bachelor (Honours) programme of two big research universities, the University of Amsterdam furthermore VU University Amsterdam. AUC offers an English taught international liberal arts and sciences programme. University-level studies guiding to a Bachelor degree

Dutch universities already offer a comprehensive range of excellent Bachelor programmes, though by establishing University Colleges they enjoy succeeded in more than that widening the choice for students looking for top quality higher education in the Netherlands.


maandag 16 maart 2009

Amsterdam's Catholic churches

This year likely will be memorized as the year that Amsterdam lost half of its Roman Catholic churches.

Amsterdam's oldest Catholic church, St. Mary's, began along the South Side of the city. Conforming to a history of St. Mary's written by Jacqueline Daly Murphy, a priest from Schenectady came to say Mass for Irish Catholics working on the Erie Canal east of Amsterdam in 1839.

In 1849, Catholics purchased the earlier St. Ann's Episcopal Church onward the South Side of the river from Amsterdam, a composition of differences then called Port Jackson. The new church was named St. Mary's moreover Reverend Daniel Cull was pastor. In 1869, St. Mary's moved across the river to its make public location forward East Main Street where a new church was built.

While St. Mary's primarily served the Irish, in 1883 it was reported that confessions were beingness heard there in Italian, Spanish, Latin, French, Hungarian along with German.

vrijdag 13 maart 2009

Ellen Creager - Sleep under the stars

Dear Travel Diva: My wife moreover I as a consequence another couple will be taking the train from Amsterdam to Delft, furthermore then from Delft to Brussels the hindmost day. Is it improve to fabricate reservations before duration or purchase tickets the same day? -- Dutch Treat

Dear Dutch: American Bret Kantola, an Amsterdam resident, says that but it is slightly cheaper to book ahead, it's fast along with best to buy tickets if you get to the station. The Denver native in addition advises to inspection for the fast "Snel" train, avoiding "Sprinter" as a consequence "Stop" trains. The trip from Amsterdam's Central Station to Delft takes 54 minutes onward the sneltrain (www.ns.nl).

dinsdag 10 maart 2009

NEC Sign Koenders From Ajax Amsterdam

The Amsterdam born player was mainly warming the bench at the Eredivisie table topper Ajax this campaign. Koenders lost his spot in the starting 11 to new signing Gill Swerts, who signed for Ajax from Vitesse last summer.

NEC were eager to sign a new defender ever since centre in the rear Peter Wisgerhof left the club for Twente approximately a week ago. They were initially interested in signing AZ defender Kees Luijckx, while the Alkmaar side refused to let him go.

Koenders is a product of the Ajax youth academy, yet never made it to the first team at the Amsterdam giants. He created his professional debut at RKC Waalwijk in 2006 furthermore signed for Ajax only one year postliminary.

vrijdag 6 maart 2009

Ed van der Elsken - My Amsterdam

Mireille Mosler, Ltd is pleased to make public My Amsterdam, a selection of black together with white vintage prints, color photographs as well as film by the Dutch artist Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990), chronicling post-war Amsterdam. The concept of this moving picture was first conceived in 2005 by the British photographer Martin Parr for Foam, Fotographical Museum Amsterdam. Ed van der Elsken was one of the the greatest number competent figures in postwar Dutch photography. He is inextricably linked with Amsterdam, his place-of-birth where he photographed moreover filmed throughout his beingness. Van der Elsken captured every aspect of Amsterdam from the 1950s on. Working primarily with natural light, his objective was to show things as they are, without disrupting any integrity or mainstreaming his subjects. His openness to accident including the unexpected is indicative of the artist's lust for being moreover lends empathy to the strange moreover tender encounters captured.

maandag 2 maart 2009

Deadline Early Bird registration extended for EIPC Amsterdam

So it can only get warmer, but if the meteorologists fail you, then EIPC will not, as we have a warming event being held in Amsterdam in February (12th & 13th) 2009 at which your attendance is invited.

EIPC Conferences are known for their excellent attendance by those industry experts and professionals who are the core of the European PCB manufacturing and supply industries. With markets changing as they are, and with technology demands increasing as they do, along with all the other complications that beset anyone endeavouring to operate a profitable business, two days in Amsterdam could be a good investment.

The provisional programme can be downloaded here. For more information contact Sonja Derhaag, Event Manager at sderhaag@eipc.org or + 31-43-3440872.