My activities

The Brandling

This November, my independent design practice will change to a new name and positioning: The Brandling. In this new format, I will be empowering changemakers through branding, working on location across the globe. Note: this portfolio website will no longer be updated. 



In 2013, I founded Designistan, a place for design content, which combines my work in design curation, research, writing and education into one crucible for design initiatives / Read on


I'm a participant of the 18 month part-time executive program at THNK, the Amsterdam School for Creative Leadership. THNK is a school on a mission: to develop the next generation of creative leaders that will have a societal impact on the world. / Visit THNK


I am a board member of the Association of Dutch Designers (BNO), which is committed to advancing the quality of the design profession and promotes the economic, commercial, social and cultural interests of its members and the industry as a whole. / Visit BNO

About Me

I am a Dutch Designer, brand developer and writer. To view my resumee, go to my profile page, or find me on linkedin

New websites

This website will no longer be updated, please visit the Designistan and The Brandling websites for news on activities. Check out the archive of my news and views here. 


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