after graduating in 1993 at the Royal Academy of Arts Arnhem, the Netherlands, Ruud van Oosterhout (1968) started his own company rvodesign in 1995, specialising in interior design, brand strategy, styling and product design. Based on a generous experience with customized interiors, a personal furniture collection was created in cooperation with his producer Nieuwkoop International; bruut, in 2004.
ruud van oosterhout design
specialises in the design of furniture, interiors, as well as ceramics and glass objects in an unmistakably minimalist and sober style. his designs are an exploration of form, shape, colour & proportion. all comes together in his furniture collection bruut., the crystal table pieces and the porcelain tableware range. ruud’s collections consist of stronge shapes in which sustainability is an indispensable aspect. rvo design undertakes a wide range of interior design projects, residential projects such as country houses, bungalows and lofts, as well as commercial projects such as designing shops, offices, art galleries, hair and beauty boutiques, hotels and beauty salons. rvo design also provides advice on branding and works exclusively for Rob Peetoom among other people, and is responsible for all shop concepts and designs.
ruud van oosterhout also lectures at the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Man & Leisure design department.