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We have made another victim of our spying: Kelly Vincent. This creative entrepreneur is the owner of Weelde. As a Rotterdammer you probably know it: a creative free state in Rotterdam-West. She was born and raised in Rotterdam.
We dropped in again to ask a lot of questions and also took a lot of pictures. Read the Q&A below and take a look at her former house. Since our invasion she has recently moved, but you certainly don’t want to miss the pictures below of her family home.
The photos in the article are made with an Olympus MJU II analoge camera.
What’s the first thing you do when you get home from work?
Honestly? Very very little. Usually I am quite tired, I make tea, I grab something to eat and I sit down on the couch. Start scrolling to exactly nothing.
How do you describe your interior style?
Hmm. Colorful, unique and occasionally a bit of chaos.
Can you tell us more about the water tower? Why have you recently moved?
De Watertoren is my family home, a creative community where I grew up and where my family still lives. I shared the house with my brother and wanted my own little palace so I made the decision to move.
What is your favorite item in the house?
My couch. I like the color very much. One of my Marktplaats finds. Now in my new home I have a very lovely marble table with a tabletop that my father gave me and my boyfriend welded the legs underneath.
Do you have a product with a story?
I have a plant that a friend gave me when she had something to make up to me. We lived together in the tower when we were nineteen.
In the past ten years I’ve roamed around a lot of temporary houses from Amsterdam, Barcelona to Buenos Aires, but that plant is the only item that survived everything and now stands in my bedroom.
Do you have something in your house that you really hate?
Would love to get more natural light.
Which (vintage) item would you really kill for?
I would like a large modular seating area, such a sexy trio sofa from COR or a Ligne Roset Togo.
What does your dream house look like?
That changes from time to time, but it would be amazing to be able to share a place to live with friends. Now I would choose an old canal house with high walls or a little further from the city, with lots of space, a large garden and water.
Dilemma, which of the two would you choose if you really had to choose:
Sleek and minimalistic or messy and cozy?
Messy and cozy.
Take a bath or shower?
Take a bath, no doubt.
Study room or clothing room?
Forever working at home or living where you work?
Living at work is a dream.