The week after graduation as an architect I asked my father, renowned architect Hans Ruijssenaars, what binds all architects. After a minute of silence he answered 'gravity'.

This led to a long process of researching the possibility of making an artifact of respectable size in which another power than gravity dictates the image. The result is the Floating Bed which is falling 'up' due to the use of magnetism. Back then I did not know all projects to come would follow the same path
of Question, Answer, Discovery. The discovery, at best, is an ultra specific design that points to a truth.

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