University of Lincoln (UK) 2011 - 2012
MA Design for Exhibition and Museums
Thirteen months based on personal design development, particularly the relationship between the design processes, theories and how they are linked together. Personal interest was a design issue on the behavior and intellectual movement of visitors within spatial design. This research gives a better understanding of the communication between the designer and the visitor/user.
University of Lincoln (UK) 2010 - 2011
BA (hons) Product Design
Product Design gave me the chance to develop material knowledge this increased while designing Boksy. Understand the exploration of ergonomics and customer usage of a product.
Workshop (NL) 2009 - 2010
Preparation for Art Academy
A year of free hand drawing, material exploration and developing the basic skills for still life and model drawings.
Sint Lucas (NL) 2006 - 2010
MBO Interior Design
Four years of training in interior design. Working with spatial design to enhance the feeling of a space through materials, lighting, colours and space layout.
A business related course incorporating life client presentations and projects.
This interior architecture company works on business-to-business and business-to-consumer projects. Involved in a small company and working close with the principal and director. On the work floor there are all facets of work, projects are developed from start to finish.
What Design Can Do 2013
Worked as assistant producer for What Design Can Do 2013, an international design conference in Amsterdam. With knowledge neither in design nor management there was the task to give thirty-five employees work instructions during their work for the conference.
Official member of the Association of Dutch Designers
Espalier 2009 - 2013
Support the design and marketing of the company. Being active for presentations at trade shows and professional trade days.
Mbrela 2010 - 2011
Designed and commissioned by Mbrella, the design brief was to design a product related to the word ‘play’. Boksy was the end product, a simple polycarbonate/polyethylene box with a functional inner foam core. It responds to the multiple movements of the user. Boksy has been presented at the SaloneSatallite 2011 (Milano, Italy) and The National Centre for Craft and Design 2012 (Sleaford, UK).
DOENdesign 2009 - 2010
Director of a student based company, with the aim of creating and developing a product. Seven students developed a gift-wrapping concept with the intention of making a little present a big gesture.
EGM Architects 2009
Internship in the interior architecture department let me deal with full-size projects, and enabled me to work closely together with a creative team of interior designers and architects. This experience taught me valuable skills in large scale drawing and detailing in AutoCAD, 2D and 3D.
This placement was based at the decoration and styling department. Experience included working to tight deadlines and time management for design changes. It was a pleasure to design events and theme-parties. The design concept included hand drawings and client presentations.
AutoCAD (2D and 3D)
Adobe Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint en Outlook
Basic 3DS Max
Excellent oral and written communications skills, in English and Dutch
References on request