It should come as no surprise that Rotterdam native Arnout Meijer looks to the stars for motivation. The breakout designer has made a name for himself in the past year with innovative, color-changing, LED-loving light sculptures like Thanks for the Planets and Thanks for the Sun, which pay homage to celestial bodies.
When asked where his go-to, local spot for creative stimulation is, Meijer tells us: "My most favorite structure in Rotterdam is the Erasmusbrug, the bridge that connects the south and the north of the city. But as inspiration, I prefer the sky, especially above the harbors of Rotterdam, which you can see quite clearly from the Erasmusbrug. I always think that the sky becomes more colorful because of the chemicals in the harbor, but maybe that's just my imagination."
Thanks for sharing, Arnout!
*All photos courtesy of Arnout Meijer.