Sustainable museum shop supplier

27/07/2021 Geplaatst in: News

In search of a sustainable museum shop supplier?

Are you responsible for a museum shop and looking for a good and fair museum shop supplier? Are you looking for merchandise that will give a nice reminder but also a unique experience for your visitors once they are at home? Do you prefer products designed with quality, sustainability, fairmade in the Netherlands and created with genuine passion? This is exactly what Lankhorst Design stands for.
Our unique Dutch Design brands are the perfect easy accessible merchandise for your museum shop.

We love nature – And art – And design – And paper!

Many things around us inspire us to create our unique DIY-interior objects. Visitors of museums are interested in culture, art, nature and love design. Visiting any museum is a new experience every time. And this experience should be summarised in the gift shop. This way you enhance the experience and complete the memory of the visit. Our Assembli products can extend the experience of the museum at home because besides a reminder it is also a DIY-project. We feel very proud our Assembli products are being presented in shops of the best museums in the world.


Our beautiful brands

Lankhorst Design is the supplier of Assembli, Ontwerpduo and Figr1 products. All Dutch Design brands have proven themselves to be a commercial but also a sustainable addition to museum shops.
Firstly Assembli being a brand with a high educational and sustainable character. The paper trophy heads and 3d entomology puzzles are real creative experiences. Secondly Ontwerpduo, a brand designed by Tineke and Nathan from Eindhoven. Thirdly Figr1, interior accessories with a modern design look, functional, sustainable and of a very high quality.



Why choose Lankhorst Design as your museum shop supplier?

Lankhorst Design is not ‘only’ a supplier, but also a very cooperative partner. Together with you, we can create a full shopping experience for your visitors, because we think with you.
We are able to create the best possible presentation for your museum shop. Because we have an in-house designer and workplace. This is also why we can think outside the box. Think of a private label, especially designed limited edition products or products designed for temporary or long-lasting exhibitions.
Our clients come from all over the world. Therefore we are widely experienced in advising within different consumer markets, target groups and locations. The best match with our products are museum shops or temporary exhibitions. All exposure locations with a theme related to nature, animals, prehistoric eras, (interior)design or paper.


We are the supplier of the following museum shops:

  • Guggenheim Bilbao (Spain) – Outside the Puppy by Jeff Koon makes the Guggenheim in Bilbao Spain very charming and the building with the gigantic spider attracts many visitors from all over the world to take a look inside for their collection.
  • Cave Chauvet-Pont d’arc (Ardèche, France) – Many animals starring in the cave art can be found in our interior design collection of Paper Trophies like the rhino, wolf, bear, horse, deer and even sabre and lion. A great way to have your own favourite animal trophy home. On their special and repeated request we now also have the Paper Mammoth added to the collection of Paper animal Trophies.
  • Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rein, Germany) – Founded as an independent private foundation of Rolf Fehlbaum the collection of this in Germany located museum focuses on furniture and interior design. Always looking for new and unique designs to add to their collection they spotted the Cottage Town by Ontwerpduo at the Blickfang designersmarket!
  • Paper Sapiens in Catacombes (Paris, France) – Impressive “Paris Municipal Ossuary” from 18thcentury created burials underground in Paris. Skulls, skulls and more skulls. Our Paper Sapiens is the perfect gift to take home and is not scary at all.
  • Design museum Cooper Hewitt – Smithsonian (New York U.S.A.) – During a museum-trip in Amsterdam someone from Smithsonian spotted our 3D puzzle insects.  Considering the nice price he thought it would fit perfectly well with the current exhibition “Nature by design”! This 2019 exhibition “Nature by design”  invites visitors to discover how nature and design have intersected in the past and continue to converge in our world.

Like to meet us in real life?

Every year we attend some (inter)national fairs to get in touch with our resellers. We meet new clients, get inspiration and keep on track with the latest trends in the work field.
For an overview of the planned fairs in 2023: Lankhorst Design Events


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