Resume

Education

1990-1995 / Design Academy Eindhoven / Certificate with honours
Department Man & Identity
Winner of the Design Academy graduation award “Wolkenkrabber prijs” 1996

1984-1990 / Pre-university education, Atheneum Bèta/ Certificate

Language skills

  • Dutch: native language
  • English: advanced CAE C1
  • German: limited working proficiency

Working experience

2017-present
Start up a bed linen brand; S U I T E 7 0 2

2013-2014 / Rosenthal-Hutschenreuther
Decorations for “lots of dots” A breakfast dinnerware collection
Decorations for “Green Garden” gifts & accessories for Hutschenreuther
Decorations for jubilee collection “Blue Passion” tableware & accessories
In cooperation with Marty Lamers

2009-2011 / Peas for all
Print and gift design for children
Design of a pop up greeting card collection

2009 / Bakflean
Artwork for cargo-bike side panels

2008-present / Marteks
Interior textile design, development & pattern design

2008 / Philips Design Singapore
Print design for ‘Flavors’ television frames

2007-2008 / Russell & Harvey, Eijffinger BV
Art director interior textiles

2005-present / Philips Design
Visual Trend Analysis, colours, materials & finishes, illustration and pattern design for Philips Domestic Appliances, Beauty, Sleeping Solutions and Male Grooming
Visualising the Product Design DNA for Philips Consumer Electronics

2005 / Luxaflex, Hunter Douglas
Trend research, concept and pattern design for new Roman Shades

2005 / SRT International
Re-Styling of Succes, classic organisers
“Print” trend forecasting and artwork design for Papillon stationary
Trend forecasting for ‘Succes’ organisers
Artwork for private label stationery line

2004-2005 / Flexa, Akzo nobel
Colour consultant at the Dutch Home Fair
Colour workshops at retailers.

2001-2005 / New Edition
Concepts, accessories, artwork and trend forecasting for several stationery lines like: HEMA, TMF, MTV, Route 66, Love is…, Eastpak, Break out and private labels

2003-2006 / Fair Trade
Home textiles collection 2005, including sample check and
sourcing in Calcutta, India
Artwork and design of stackable cups
Packaging design and artwork for gift sets and home scents
Print design for soccer ball
Artwork and print design for cup & saucer and mug

2003 / MAP
Pattern design for YEP duvet covers

2003 / B & T Textilia
Colour and pattern design for upholstery fabrics
In cooperation with Marty Lamers

2001-2003 / m3
A partnership with Marty Lamers
Panel curtain design: Sliver, implemented in Dutch Design Institute; Premsela Amsterdam and in office De Key, Amsterdam

1996-2003 / Merkx+Girod bv Architects
Carpet design for: Binnenhof Den Haag (Dutch government building), head office ABN-Amro bank, Concert Hall Amsterdam and lawyer’s office Kennedy van der Laan, Amsterdam
Trend visualisations and presentations for department store ‘de Bijenkorf’, division living
Image concept for interior design of ‘fashion’ stores ‘de Bijenkorf’
Pattern design for Longlife-Teppichboden carpet in Arboned head office
In cooperation with Marty Lamers

2000-2002 / VBAT
Concept for business gifts of ING Bank
Concept and styling of interior decoration ING Bank
Clothing concept for Essent
Mood boards and visual trend analysis for Levi’s jeans
In cooperation with Marty Lamers

2000-2002 / Müller van Tol
Curtain pattern design for De Ploeg
Concept and curtain pattern / weave design for DEJA
Pattern design for Fair Trade home textiles collection
Pattern design for Longlife-Teppichboden
Concept for Collezione Cesaro catalogue
Pattern design for curtain and upholstery fabrics of Collezione Cesaro

1998-2002 / Department store ‘de Bijenkorf’
Pattern design and design of carpets, plaids, cushions and curtains for private label home collection In cooperation with Marty Lamers
Pattern design and prints for crockery, tablecloth, placemat and napkin
In cooperation with Marty Lamers

2001 / Royal Auping BV
Design of textile bed-accessories for “Auping Match”
In cooperation with Marty Lamers

2001 / Zus & Zus
Pattern design for “Jack 04” shop in Paradiso

1999-2001 / Edelman BV
Trend forecasting and design of ceramics and glass (home-accessories)

1998-2000 / Brink & Campman
Pattern design for carpets

1996-2000 / Müller & van Tol
Assistant of Christiane Müller
Textile design, patterns and prints, (photo) styling and trend forecasting

1999 / Danskina
Carpet design: Minerale

1995-1996 / Ulf Moritz Design
Pattern design for curtains
Internship, pattern design for home textiles

1994 / Studio Moed
Internship, bag design and development

Exhibitions

2013 / MoBA
“NRC De Luxe apron design contest”

2002 / Crafts Council Gallery London
“Home Made Holland”

2002 / Museum Waterland Purmerend
“Prototypes”

2002 / Nieuwe Brabantse Kunst Stichting, Breda
“Prototypes”

1999 / Gallery Appenzeller Amsterdam
“Etude 8”
Exhibition of ‘de Bijenkorf’ trend video “25 hours a day in 99”
Partnership with Marty Lamers en Merkx+Girod bv

1998 / 100 % design London at Dalsouple

1998 / “Materials in Design”
Organised by the European Design Centre
A travelling exposition of new materials and technology used in products

1997 / Dutch Textile Museum Tilburg
“Young talent Design”

1997 / Kunsthal Rotterdam
Nominated for “Rotterdam Designprijs 1997”
3rd Public prize

1996 / Zayer Amsterdam
“Oogst in de Zayer IV”

1995 / Galerie Yksi Eindhoven
“Textiles”

Lectureships

2011-present / Gerrit Rietveld Academie
Tutor, Textile design at the Fashion department

2010-2013/ Academy of fine arts Maastricht, ABKM
Department Fashion & Textile Design
Tutor: pattern design

2010 / Academy of fine arts Maastricht, ABKM
Textile design: Extern supervisor final exams

2006-present / Design Academy Eindhoven
Department: Man & Identity
Tutor: decoration, illustration and pattern design

2002-2005 / Academy of fine arts Maastricht, ABKM
Department Fashion & Textile Design
Tutor: pattern design, concept & styling

2001 / Lecture ‘sleeping’ at the Design Academy Eindhoven
Master Program: Industrial and Interior design

Achievement award

1997 / Nominated for the Design Prijs Rotterdam
Fabric collection for inflatable cushions

1996 / Winner of the Design Academy award “Wolkenkrabber prijs”
Graduation project