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Our Dutch Roots

Our Dutch Roots

As a Dutch furniture company based in the United States, we often get asked how Uniek Living started. Uniek Living’s founders, Micki and Elsbeth Rowaan are sisters. Although they’ve lived in the United States for over 30 years, the Rowaan sisters have Dutch roots and frequently return to the Netherlands to visit family and friends who still live there. After decorating their house with Dutch furniture and other items they brought back from their trips, their American friends became interested in the styles of Dutch design.

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The Story Behind Holland vs. the Netherlands

The Story Behind Holland vs. the Netherlands

We are often asked what the difference is between Holland and the Netherlands. We have people ask if the two were meant to be used interchangeably. We thought this was definitely a subject worth clearing up. Besides, we love sharing our culture and history as much as we love sharing extraordinary Dutch design.

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Using Modern Furniture to Overcome the Challenges of Small Spaces

Using Modern Furniture to Overcome the Challenges of Small Spaces

At Uniek Living, we believe modern furniture is meant for every space, even the smallest apartments in the biggest cities. Dutch design is considered to be functional and innovative, which is just what you need when decorating for those smaller, harder to arrange places.

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Dutch Design 101

Dutch Design 101

Often described as minimalistic, functional, innovative, and simplistic, Dutch design aims to combine aesthetics with every day, practical use. Known for its natural and unique design, Dutch modern home décor brings a sense of openness and flow to even the smallest of spaces.

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10 Fun Facts about the Netherlands

10 Fun Facts about the Netherlands

Did you know that the Netherlands is the largest beer exporter in the world? Check out these 10 interesting and fun facts about the Netherlands and the Dutch that you might not know.

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