A chat with Martijn Paulen. Martijn is the director of the Dutch Design Foundation, an organization that offers designers a platform, facilitates connections and programs year-round, and is responsible for the annual Dutch Design Week.
Expat Spouses Initiative (ESI) connects highly-skilled partners of international employees with local, professional opportunities. Marijn talks to founder and CEO Kavitha about starting the initiative and her own personal journey.
As a food designer, Annelies Hermsen looks at the world of food and drinks with different eyes. With her designs, she likes to stimulate all the senses. Marijn talks to her in her studio at Strijp-R, next to Piet Hein Eek.
For many building companies, the issue of how to implement the transition to a circular economy remains an open question. Elphi Nelissen, Full Professor and Chair of Building Sustainability at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), shares her view.
Co-founder, principal architect of MVRDV and project supervisor Winy Maas talks about the transformation and further development of the heart of the city, making it a better, greener, and more social place to live and work in.