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Welcoming The "Hand-le"

 - Aug 23, 2007
References: coroflot
Amsterdam, Netherlands resident, Naomi Thellier, designed this mannequin-meets-metal doorknob for the London Design Festival. Are you "touched" by her work? Other pieces can be seen at

"I'm a very friendly soul but I still can't over this extremely friendly door handle by the Amsterdam-based designer Naomi Thellier de Poncheville," said a fan at "Now, I know the Dutch are very friendly people as well, I've been to Amsterdam myself, and the wild overtures of the famous Dam Square and the RLD still titillate me. Getting to the point, the Hand-le needs a good shake or a twist before it lets anyone enter the room. Quite an attitude! Maybe Jeeves could learn a trick or two."