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Designer Floris van Bommel auctioned off his octopus candle holder


For every issue of S, a celebrity donates a favorite object for the benefit of a good cause. This time around: a candle holder owned by the designer Floris van Bommel.

"My mother gave me this simple tin candle holder because she knows me very well, she knows that when working on a design I often go for layers, for details, I like it when I put one in my designs Twist, even if it is not recognized by everyone, is a bit of a mystery, and the extra layer of the chandelier makes the pewter sparkle, and I think it's great: a symbol of the ever-present opportunity, something exciting to do Regardless of what you do and do in life. "

Elmar Krop

Floris van Bommel

Floris van Bommel is a ninth generation of shoemakers, although the name is not quite fitting for the Dutchman. Floris van Bommel is a shareholder and creative director of the eponymous shoe manufacturer, whom he leads with his two brothers. The 45-year-old is known for noble treadle with hidden secret messages on soles or inside lining. To bid on the candlestick, send an email with your bid to until November 1st, 2019.

The proceeds of the auction go to the request of Floris van Bommel to the children's charity Unicef. The legal process is excluded.

Source: spiegel

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