RIANNE AARTS (founder)

My Story

My name is Rianne Aarts, I'm the owner and artist here at Teddy and Wool.

Ever since I can remember I had a natural eye for aesthetics and I always felt the need to create things of beauty. That need turned into passion and that passion is what drives me to create art.

After having studied at the Art Academy I was afraid that I wouldn't be able to earn a living as an artist. I decided to study law and earned my degree at University.

I found myself at a crossroads; working in the field of law or doing what I love most - being an artist. I finally took the plunge and followed my true passion as an artist by starting my own studio in 2016.

Since then I've been commissioned to create art by thousands of private clients around the world and by companies such as Google, Starbucks, Hilton Hotels and Majé Paris.

I'd love for you to be part of this journey by making a truly handmade, unique and captivating work of (fiber) art specially for you. Every piece in my collection is capable of adding warmth, beauty and a sense of sophistication to your space. It will help you get rid of any bland or boring walls by turning an uninspiring interior into the room of your DREAMS.

I can't wait to create your piece!

~ Rianne Aarts

Why choose textile art?

Just like you, I have a passion for beauty and I understand the value of adding that beauty to my daily life. Textile and fiber art have been part of our society for millennia, and for very good reason. Apart from being able to add warmth, color and texture to your space, there are a plethora of other reasons to choose textiles over prints, paintings or store-bought décor:

• Express yourself – Be bold and show the world your passion. Each of my pieces is hand-made, so not only is it one-of-a-kind, we can work together to make sure that it is the right piece to enhance any room.

Entertain the senses – Textile art offers depth and texture that flat images can never reproduce. It interacts with light differently throughout the day, and it even softens the acoustic quality of a space.

Handcrafted responsibly - I only use natural fibers, ethically sourced hardwoods, non-toxic dyes and pigments, all to present an honest and fully natural piece that you can love with confidence.

Why choose Teddy & Wool

When it’s time for you to express yourself by decorating your home or office, I want to support your expression with bold pieces that your one-of-a-kind personality deserves.

I’ve devoted my life to creating singular pieces of beauty, but this isn’t just about me – my passion is about serving my clients and providing them with truly unique aesthetic experiences. When you work with me, you’ll have my full attention as we collaborate to create a one-of-a-kind piece that speaks directly to you and takes your home where you need it to go.

This isn’t just some side hustle or a hobby. 100% of my passion is poured into these pieces, and that makes a difference that my clients experience as soon as they see my work. I want you to have that experience as well.

The visual experience is even better

The "Cascade" art is wonderful!!! I was happy when I got pictures from Rianne, but when it got to me the visual experience was even better. I am glad that such a work of art has appeared in my home. Thank you very much, Rianne.

-Marta

Absolutely beautiful and such high quality.

Absolutely beautiful and such high quality work. I am so impressed with the craftsmanship and materials. The colors are beautiful.

I've been looking for years for the perfect piece for above our bed and am so happy to have found this one. Thank you!
- Helen

A beautiful addition to our home life!

Such a substantial and textural, yet elegant and refined addition to our living room. I was looking for a piece of fibre art for this location and was excited to find Rianne’s work - and the piece that arrived faithfully matched the images and description online. Highly recommended!

- Jennifer

It is the centerpiece for our living room.

"We absolutely love our piece from Teddy and Wool. It is the centerpiece for our living room and every time I sit on the couch I acknowledge how beautiful it is.

Thank you so much for adding such beauty to my home.
- Pia

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