Education

MFA Products of Design – School of Visual Arts – 2014/2016 – NEW YORK
BFA Interior Architecture & Furniture Design – College of Advertising and Design –  2011/2014 – BELGIUM

Experience

Katie Stout (Furniture designer and artist - New York City) – 2017
Designer and Studio Manager at Katie Stout. Working on multiple furniture projects at the same time and helping organising the deadlines as well as managing emails with suppliers and costumers.

Chamber (Gallery with exclusive limited editions & one-of-a-kind artworks and design - New York City) – 2016
Aiding staff members with administrative and creative tasks as well as responsible for special events. Helped setup and breakdown exhibits and managed the gallery's communication.

The Principals (Products and installation design - New York City) – 2015
Worked on different projects. Mostly interactive installations; from prototypes to final installation on site.

SPACES Ltd. (Interior Design Office - Beijing) – 2013
Participated in different facets of the design process for various projects, including ideation, concept development and construction supervision. Attended meetings with clients, suppliers and contractors.      

Idée Neuve (Building sites - Brussels) – 2013
Designed interiors for clients and analysed the evolution of different construction sites. 

SGTB (Building site - Brussels) – 2012
Building site observation: Construction site analysis and coordinated building material supply chains.

HalleCo (Carpenter’s workshop - Brussels) – 2012
Learnt different aspects of the business. Placed orders, designed furniture plans, manufactured furniture and installed pieces on-site. 

Workshops

MoMA Store - Product Development (SVA PoD) – 2015/Present
Created new products for the MoMA wholesale design line.

Cooper-Hewitt - Designing for the Pen (SVA PoD) – 2014
Developed a strategic design intervention for the Cooper-Hewitt smart pen launch. 

CHINA STUDIO (Fine Arts College – ShangHai) – 2014
Collaborated on a conceptual intercultural design project. Presented research on the growth of the area based on a 20-year projection. 

Gallery Committee SVA Product of Design – 2014/2015
Collaborated with team members to curate and plan exhibitions. Built and designed props and posters.

Awards

A’ Design Award (Silver prize) – Infinitum (Infinity Mirror Table) – 2015
Instructables (First Prize - Make it Glow) - Infinitum (Infinity Mirror Table) – 2015
Core77 Design Awards (Student Notable) – Spinute (Social Impact Project) – 2015
Annick Buchet Award – IX (Walking Cane Chair) – 2013

Featured Work

Beyond – Exhibited at WantedDesign during NYCxDesign – 2016
Infinitum – Lumitecture by Anna Yudina for Thames & Hudson – 2016
Engender – Core77, Treehugger, Inhabitat and more – 2015
Infinitum – Designboom, Core77, MoCoLoco, Fubiz, and more – 2014/2015
W&R – Furniture Served – 2014

Skills

Digital – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino 3D, Arduino, Keynote, Microsoft Office Suite
Fabrication – Woodworking, Laser Cutting, CNC Milling, Ceramics, Mold making, Soldering, Sewing, Welding
Analog – Design Research, Design Strategy, Systems mapping, Storyboarding
Language – French, Dutch, English