Michiel van der Kley exemplifies the self-made designer. After studying History, in 1987 he established himself as an independent designer and acquired the necessary skills and techniques. His designs can be found in various collections including those of Artifort, Spectrum and Royal Leerdam. They are characterised by their informal character.
A coat rack usually disappears from view when coats are hanging on it. But that is not the case in the designs of Michiel van der Kley because the hooks are mounted on the inside. This results is a striking appearance. The design of Chase is playful, yet modest.by Michiel van der Kley