Willem van der Slius finished his studies at the Rietveld Art Academy in 1996. 1997 he already founded his own design office named WVDS. Here he developed and produced products for interior areas and realized complete projects.
1999 Willem van der Slius began cooperating with the design studio Solar Initiative where he founded a department for 3D design. Here he met Hugo Timmermans soon and for the first time, founding Customr with him in 2001.
The common studio of Hugo Timmermans and Willem van der Slius specialized on design and the realization of products and projects. With the Greenlight Collection Customr won four international Design Awards in the year 2004. The Greenlight Collection consists of several lamps that are today manufactured by the Italian company Luceplan.
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