GLUE Amsterdam – Design Hub, Expo & Room Experience


14/09/2023 10:00 am - 17/09/2023 6:00 pm


From Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 September, Amsterdam will be dedicated to design for four days with GLUE Amsterdam! GLUE connects designers, brands and showrooms with the general public, and this year’s theme is ‘Stretching the Definition of Design’.
As a partner and location of GLUE, we create a special design program at Hotel Arena, with a Design Hub, Exhibition & Room Special to dream in.
With a live art performance by Maja & tunes from RTur by our partner IGNITE, delicious drinks and many design enthusiasts, our opening will be a very enjoyable evening!
Are you coming too?!

GLUE Expo Opening

Friday 15 September 2023
18:00 – 22:00
Free entrance
Hotel Arena
’s-Gravesandestraat 55
1092 AA Amsterdam

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Design Hub

The hallways and staircase of our beautiful building are filled with works by local and international interior designers and furniture designers.

From clean, minimalist forms to bold patterns.
Each designer brings to life a unique interpretation and vision.

Come and experience the inspiring works of:

Sandra Keja Planken  
Melchior van Dansik
Satelliet Originals

Design Expo

Our Art Gallery is lined and filled by works by diverse and versatile artists.

An exhibition that makes you feel love for design, featuring talented artists curated by GLUE Amsterdam.

From the most delicate silk canvases to robust rugs, every fibre tells a story of craftsmanship, community and creativity.

Be inspired by works by:

Sandra Keja Planken  
Yamuna Forzani 
Shivonne Alberto 
Ričards Briška 
Cheraine Baljé


Special collectible
experience Room

Designer and artist Sandra Keja Planken creates an enchanting Room Special and transforms our 007 Suite into “EL PIMPI”.

A mesmerising pimped-out temporary hotel room where the experience merges between design and art. A room where you can sleep while drifting in Sandra’s playful design, unique objects and collectibles.

For four days, EL PIMPI is a showroom with a soul by day & a delightful bedroom for the lucky ones by night.

Come experience the colourful world of Sandra.




Want to sleep and dream in Sandra’s mesmerising experience?

You can! Sign up for a chance to sleep in EL PIMPI on Sunday 17 September, with a delicious dinner for two at PARK Café / Restaurant.

Enter and we will let you know on 10 September if you are the lucky one.

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