Who we are
Marijn and Anouk are product designers by trade with over 30 years of experience between them in various fields ranging from collectable & product design to strategic advise for government to designing for water.
Our Fields of work
Project and Concept consulting for products, services and processes. This can range from designing office furniture to consulting on the way a new generation water treatment site functions in a rural setting to policy innovation. The central element is the structured creative thinking process behind it.
The Netherlands is a land of water. No wonder our present King Willem Alexander specialised in water management. Before ascending the throne as a token of appreciation for his contribution to the sector, he was given Anouk’s First Water Carafe. Recently he paid a visit to the creative ecosystem that is Eindhoven. This time she […]
A Purification Greenhouse, rainwater beer and a Turritap that makes tap water naturally whirl to make it even more tasty. These are some of the innovations visitors will encounter at the Embassy of Water in AtelierNL’s church on Bergmannstraat. The Embassy of Water is a platform for water related innovation where people can share knowledge, […]
A set of customised details for the MINI Countryman Limited Edition, Dutch Made. What started two years ago with the exchange of skills between Mayster’s studio and ours has turned into a series of collaborations. This is the latest one for their client MINI. We designed the bespoke details based on a brief of the […]
Designing for municipalities allows you to design and prototype a governmental product or service in one city- test, fail and improve and make the final product available to all of them. Decentralised, bottom up development. That is the idea behind the collaboration between the Association of Dutch Municipalities & the Dutch Design Foundation. We […]
After a three month creative residency we have decided to stay and open up a satellite office at the High Tech Campus. We are running our Online Masterclass Conceptual Thinking to train the individual creative brain bringing together companies like ASML and TNO in a classroom based training process. We will also look to expand our […]
Anouk designed this drinking water carafe in 2002. It vitalises tap water by creating a vortex to return the water to its natural state after being stagnant in angular water pipes in buildings. Water needs to flow, the vortex is the same a s you find naturally appearing and fading in streams and rivers. […]