• With a main interest in the systems, situations, and services people find themselves in, my focus is to find out how we can design new ways of living and working together. Through topics like public space, education, policy making, and business innovation, design is a service that has to rediscover its position in society. A designer has to be a person with the ability to redefine the relations between situations, systems, objects, materials and services in our society. Therefor I responds to what I see, hear and feel, offers solutions, alternatives and sometimes provokes with a comment.
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    • The city as a space to learn
      March 26, 2014

      The city as a space to learn

      Imagine the city as place to learn as an extension of the classroom where a n open source learning environment can exist as part of the urban landscape. Read the full project description…

    • Sporen uit het verleden
      March 21, 2014

      Sporen uit het verleden

      Go on to the “Sporen uit het verleden” App Traces from the past (Sporen uit het verleden) is a digital arts education curriculum about cultural heritage. Commissioned by CLIP Oosterhout / CLIP Dongen,…

    • Social Safari on Horizontal Accountability
      July 24, 2012

      Social Safari on Horizontal Accountability

      As part of the Social Safari 2012 I worked on a case study for Stadsdeel Oost / City of Amsterdam, district East about how can citizens, in the case of budget monitoring of…

    • Connecting contemporary art with social innovation
      June 12, 2012

      Connecting contemporary art with social innovation

      We believe that the complex processes that shape our society can be part of a shared effort and therefore looked at in a much broader sense. In fact an open and creative mind is necessary to come to new understandings of how situations can…

    • Protein Scan AR
      February 25, 2012

      Protein Scan AR

      An augmented reality web application for high school education in biomolecular life sciences. Together with Hienke Sminia of the NBIC (Netherlands Bioinformatics Center) and the team of BALLView team of the Center for…

    we need to design new ways of living, working and learning together
    Local Innovation Office
    April 2, 2012

    Local Innovation Office

    Het Lokaal Innovatie Bureau LIK; Het optimaal benutten van de lokale potentie. Een nieuwe manier om lokale sociale innovatie te stimuleren doormiddel van een lokale benadering. Kruisbestuiving, creatief denkvermogen en een persoonlijk advies staan centraal op weg…

    Creative Project Design, Strategy Development and Social Innovation

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