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Jeroen van den Eijnde | Professor Product Design & Interior Architecture

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.

Daniëlle Bruggeman | Professor of Fashion

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.


Lucie Huiskens | Program manager CoE

Lucie Huiskens, with a background in linguistics and business administration, currently works at ArtEZ as program coordinator for CLICKNL|NextFashion and for Centre of Expertise Future Makers. After more than 15 years in business and (design)management, she has been working for the past 10 years to strengthen innovation, professionalisation and entrepreneurship in the creative sector for, amongst others,  Premsela Platform for Design & Fashion, Cultuur-Ondernemen, and as an independent consultant.


Tjeerd Veenhoven

I have been affiliated with the Tactical Design Professorship since 2018 and have an advisory role here and sometimes I also do project coordination. I myself have been active as an independent designer since 2000, where I focus on the development of sustainable materials from organic residual flows in order to subsequently design products with them. I am based in Groningen where I develop many of these materials and products myself in my own studio. My interest in being involved in the professorship has been fueled by my desire to convert my practical experience into more theoretical transferable knowledge. It is with great pleasure that I contribute to the projects initiated by ArtEZ Future Makers.

Michelle Baggerman

My name is Michelle Baggerman. I’m a design researcher and I’ve joined the team of ArtEZ Future Makers in September as research coordinator.
In addition to this, I do design research projects with a strong focus on textiles and sustainability in my studio Bureau Baggerman in Eindhoven. I like to collaborate with both scientists and industry and I aim to combine traditional textile practices and new materials/technology to explore ways to make textiles more sustainable.
In the past I’ve done research for instance for the Readership in Strategic Creativity at Design Academy Eindhoven and the KYOTO Design-Lab of Kyoto Institute of Technology. Experience which I hope to share and develop with the ArtEZ Future Makers community.

Jorn Konijn | Sr. Project Co-ordinator Design Research

Jorn Konijn is an architecture & design curator and writer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He curated several exhibitions, such as the official Dutch pavilion for the International Architecture Biennale of Sao Paulo (Brazil) on Unsolicited Architecture, the award winning Housing with a Mission exhibition for the Urbanism & Architecture Bi-City Biennale of Hong Kong and Shenzhen 2011 and the exhibition Lelé – Architect of health and happiness for the Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAi) in 2012. In 2013 he was curator for the overall Urbanism & Architecture Bi-City Biennale of Hong Kong and Shenzhen 2013. In 2015, he was appointed as curator of the 5th Bienal Brasileira de Design, which took place in Florianopolis, Brazil May 2015. He remained working in Brazil as curator for the official cultural program of the Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 2016. Recently, he was appointed as artistic-director for The Sugar Factory project, an international cultural festival on materiality which will take place in Groningen 2018 as part of Leeuwarden Cultural Capital 2018. Apart from his curatorial work, he is advisor for the national Council for Culture.

Anne Hendriks | Managementassistant

Anne Hendriks, started at Future Makers in 2017. As a managementassistant she is involved in financial administration, project management and communication concerning various projects of the Center of Expertise. She also works as coordinator of the ArtEZ subsidy desk and as project leader of the ArtEZ presentation during the Dutch Design Week Eindhoven.