NEW STUDIO /// YOU ARE HERE /// DIT
From January 2017
Kleine Berg, Eindhoven, NL.
New studio space at the former shop You Are Here, with new colleagues, DIT (Do-It-Together) and new projects to come.
Looking forward to it! Updates coming soon.
DUTCH DESIGN WEEK /// DUTCH INVERTUALS COLLECTED ///
21.10. – 29.10.2016
Veemsgebouw, Eindhoven, NL.
Liquid Mirror is now on show at the collection of several years of Dutch Invertuals presented!
Photography by Ronald Smits
INDIA /// MELAWEAR ///
With the team of Melawear I visited different Fairtrade production sites of the company this month – to discuss prototypes and new projects.
First time to India!
LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL /// BOXPARK /// FORM&SEEK
Boxpark Shoreditch, London, UK.
20.09. – 25.09.2016
NUDE vs. NAKED /// MODEFABRIEK ///
A Shoppable Exhibition. Modefabriek, Amsterdam, NL.
DESIGNER IN RESIDENCE /// WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL TAIPEI 2016 /// TAIWAN
June – September 2016
Yay! The next three months I will be living in Taipei, researching on textile waste for the World Design Capital Taipei 2016 exhibition.
That’s my home for the time being @ Taipei Artist Village.
SALONE DEL MOBILE MILAN /// VENTURA LAMBRATE /// FORM&SEEK
12-17 April 2016
Ventura Lambrate, Via Ventura 2, Milano
During this year’s Salone del Mobile I will launch ‘SOFTIE WANTED’ – a collection of tactile carpets – in collaboration with Mandy Roos.
THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW goes to Shanghai
After the successful exhibition in October 2014 the Boymans van Beuningen lets its exhibition THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW travel to Shanghai, PRC.
Including my Precious Skin project.
DUTCH DESIGN WEEK 2015 x BLANCCOLLECTIVE – CONCEPTS OF BEAUTY
17-25 October 2015 /// daily 10.00 -20.00
Kelderman en van Noort /// Nachtegaallaan 13a, Eindhoven, NL.
New project coming up to be on show during this year’s Dutch Design Week.
10 designers, 10 visions on ‘Concepts of Beauty’. The debut of BLANCCollective.
SALONE DEL MOBILE MILAN 2015 x DUTCH INVERTUALS – BODY LANGUAGE
14-19 April 2015 /// daily 10.30 – 20.00
Spazio O’ – Via Pastrengo 12, Milano, IT.
Illustration for Dutch Invertuals by Aya Kawabata
THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW
My project Precious Skin is part of the THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW exhibition @ Boymans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterman, NL!
Still on show until the 18th of January 2015.
VOLVO DESIGN CHALLENGE 2014
Now – October 2014
I am happy to announce to participate in the Volvo Design Challange!
”The ten best entries, selected by the jury, are now known! They each receive a production budget and will further develop their design under professional guidance. The final results will be exhibited during the Dutch Design Week 2014.”
WDSTCK x SPRMRKT x ELLE FESTIVAL 2014
21. June – 21. July 2014
The Precious Skin Collection in collaboration with the WDSTCK collective is now available at SPRMRKT ! We will kick off the Elle festival and celebrate the launch of the new WDSTCK Paper. Come and join us!
You can now find some pictures of the opening here. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
COLLECTIVE 2 DESIGN FAIR 2014
08. – 11. May 2014
New York City, USA
Find details on the exhibition here. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
THE OTHER DINNER
14. December 2013
Waag Society, Amsterdam, NL.
The Other Dinner is an experimental and interactive dinner that investigates the meat culture of the past, the present and the future. I will be talking about my project Precious Skin and how I see our use of animal products today in food and fashion.
Find the details how to participate in the event here. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
DUTCH DESIGN WEEK 2013
19. – 27. October 2013
The Dutch Design week is coming ! I will be exhibiting my graduation project Precious Skin at the Design Academy Eindhoven and a new collection of Skin Jewelry at the NRE terrain, Eindhoven. See you soon !
MELKWEGPRIJS 2013 – KEEP AN EYE GRANT – NOMINATION
I’m happy to be in the race for the Keep an Eye Grant !
4 of these 8 Design Academy Eindhoven graduates will win a Keep an Eye Grant. The names of the winners will be made public during the Dutch Design Week kick off.
YOUNG TALENTS EXHIBITION
JULY 5TH :: 4pm
Mini MAll Rotterdam, NL.
OPENING of the Young Talents exhibition in the Mini Mall Rotterdam.
The exhibition will last until JULY 14TH
OPENING HOURS daily: 10am – 5pm
ArtEZ MODESHOW 2013
6. + 7. June 2013
ArtEZ, Arnhem, NL
A new collection of leather bags is going to be shown at the ArtEZ Fashion Show of the graduates 2013. The collection is accompanying fashion designer Mirjam Colombo’s MA graduation collection. For tickets and further information on the show: click here.
DESIGN ACADEMY EINDHOVEN: LINKING PROCESS
9. – 14. April 2013
Salone del Mobile, Milan, IT
Location :: LAP, Via Cletto Arrighi 19, Milan.
GRADUATION DECEMBER 2012
3.-11. March 2012
Schaapskooi Schijndel, NL.
As a result of the project “Toepassingen perkament” (Applications of parchment) my project Skin Jewelry will be exhibited in the “Schaapskooi Schijndel”.