Jeroen van den Eijnde was appointed as professor Product Design & Interior Architecture to shape his professorship E||scape. He was trained as a product designer (ArtEZ) and design historian (Leiden University). In 2015, he completed his PhD research project entitled Het huis van IK. Ideologie en theorie in het Nederlandse vormgevingsonderwijs(on ideology and theory in Dutch design education).
Together with the professorship in fashion design he contributes to the Centre of Expertise Future Makers, founded by ArtEZ in 2015, that specializes in research into the development and application of new, sustainable materials and production techniques in fashion, textile and interior.
In January 2017, dr. Danielle Bruggeman has been appointed as Professor of Fashion at ArtEZ University of the Arts. In 2014 she successfully defended her PhD dissertation More Than Meets the Eye: Dutch Fashion, Identity and New Materialism at Radboud University Nijmegen. Bruggeman’s PhD research was part of a large-scale interdisciplinary research project on fashion in the Netherlands, ‘Dutch Fashion Identity in a Globalised World’; a four-year study by the Radboud University, ArtEZ, the Saxion University of Applied Sciences and the University of Amsterdam.
Bruggeman’s mission is to build a research community out of the Fashion Professorship, to collectively research the major challenges for the future of fashion. The professorship aims to make a positive contribution to developing visions for the future of the fashion system in relation to the changing social, economic and technological developments.
Together with the professorship E||scape she contributes to the Centre of Expertise Future Makers, founded by ArtEZ in 2015, that specializes in research into the development and application of new, sustainable materials and production techniques in fashion, textile and interior.