Do Scratch auction

(12 December 2004) Guus Bakker, director of the Beurs van Berlage Foundation, auctioned ten Do scratch lamps (designed by Martí Guixé), which have been adapted by ten Dutch comic artists. The proceeds go towards acquiring a lathe for the Monte Azul manufacturing firm set up in a slum area in Sao Paolo, Brazil.

The drawings have been made by Joep Bertrams, Luuk Bode, Stang Gubbels, Erik Kriek, Reid, Geleijnse & Van Tol (Fokke & Sukke), Peter van Straaten, Urbain Servranckx (Urbanus), Stefan Verwey, Joost Swarte and Henk Visch. Together the lamps made more than 7.000 euros.