How cute are they, those 3 sons of product designer Lucas Maassen. Maassen offered his kids a contract to work for him: 1 euro per hour.
With his ironic, almost anarchistic view on design Maasen is considered the enfant terrible of Dutch design. He started his career by making non-functional chairs, like the nano chair, that is so small that it can only be seen through a an electron microscope, or his sitting chairs that sit but cannot be sat on. Basically, Maassens work can be seen as a critique on the role of the designer in a world of abundance.
The portrait of Lucas Maassen was made for the series Dutch Profiles, that Submarine produced for DutchDFA.
Commissioning editor: Geert van de Wetering
Line producer: Janneke van de Kerkhof
Production assistant: Anjet Blinde
Research: Liselotte Francken
Director: Noud Holtman
Camera: Diderik Evers
Sound: Wouter Veldhuis
Editor: Noud Holtman
Color correction: Maurik de Ridder
Music sound design: Pastelle Music
Produced by Submarine, Femke Wolting & Bruno Felix