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Interiorator is the nom de guerre of interior stylist, teacher and design writer Patrick Kooiman (Rotterdam, 1969). Armed with a sharp pen, an eye for trends and a background in American Studies, Patrick writes about interior design, art, architecture, fashion and everything in between. Transmitting tomorrow’s trends today, in his own unique way – that is what Interiorator does. Patrick has also taught visual communication and interior styling at the renowned Artemis Academy in Amsterdam. In addition, Patrick has worked as a Living & Design editor for the Style Blog section of de Bijenkorf, the Netherlands’ leading luxury department store. He currently writes a recurring column about film interiors in WOTH Wonderful Things Magazine and appears on Dutch television regularly on RTL Woonmagazine, BinnensteBuiten and SBS Huizenjacht.


The first coffee table book by Interiorator is out now! With nine long-form interviews and one hundred per cent original photography this is the interior design book to buy right now. You can order a signed copy of VOLUME right here.

CONTACT is updated irregularly but passionately. If you’re interested in hiring Patrick, you can contact him by sending a mail to