dozsa & van dalfsen


about us


After having studied architecture for two years at Polytechnic School Julia Dozsa attended the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam were she graduated in Industrial Design.
For several years she has been working independently in furniture, product and interior design before starting a studio together with Jan van Dalfsen.

After graduating at the University of Amsterdam in mathematics, specialization topology, Jan van Dalfsen started studying architecture and building technic at the Polytechnic School of Amsterdam while working for a building contractor, Koopmanschap b.v. based in Naarden-Vesting.
After graduating at the Polytechnic Evening School of Amsterdam and working for six important and educational years at Koopmanschap b.v., Jan van Dalfsen worked for the architectural firm Min2 based in Bergen and later for Borek Sipek at his studio based in Amsterdam.

In 1997 Julia Dozsa and Jan van Dalfsen started Dozsa & van Dalfsen a studio for industrial design and architecture, based in Amsterdam.
They work together but also separately for corporate and private clients on projects in furniture-, product-, interior design and architecture.

Among their clients are Ligne Roset, Calligaris, Colé, Deknudt Mirrors, Driade, Nieuws Innoventions, Elmers Property Development, Fiam Italia, Glas Italia, IINN Sustainable Beauty, Ikea, Steltman Galleries Amsterdam-New York, Studio Sipek , TAFT Shoes, The British Council-The Netherlands, Tonelli.
Prize: Elle Decoration Award 2003 for Best Accessory Design for Nembus vases designed for Driade.
Exhibitions: december 2003 at Yamagiwa Coorporation in Japan of all the work for Driade, Design Museum Brussels.
Architectural projects in the Netherlands include: apartment block and interior of a shoe shop in the center of Amsterdam, villa in Schoorl, apartment block in Utrecht, renovation of Steltman Galleries in Amsterdam, commercial building (offices and workshops) in Amsterdam, interior of a shoe shop in Almere, villa in Heiloo, renovation of several apartment buildings and shops in Amsterdam, extension of a family house in Heiloo, facade for a house and shop in Zaandam within the context of the masterplan Inverdan, garden house in a garden of a canal house in the center of Amsterdam, renovation and design of a facade and the interior of IINN-sustainable beauty in Amsterdam, creation of a settlement of 5 small houses in Haarlem (´hofje´).