Crew rest experience, Bunk view

Crew rest experience

Have you ever wondered what it’s like for airline crews to rest on long flights? At Zodiac Galleys Europe we have. Working at Zodiac I was in leading the complete re-design of a resting facility for the cabin crew on large airplanes. Zodiac Galleys Europe produces Lower Deck Mobile Crew Rests (LDMCR) for Airbus A330/A340 since the ‘90s. Over the years… Read more →

Firebasket from a distance

Fire basket

Background: Inspired by flickering flames through the woods, the Fire basket creates a ever changing graphic. I designed the fire basket as a present for my fathers birthday. I made the design in Solidworks 3D CAD, exporting the various graphics for water jet cutting. Result: The Fire basket is made out of 2mm steel cut into shape using water jet cutting. Water jet… Read more →

Parasol bed

Parasol bed

Background: Inspired by the parasol building in Seville, the bed is designed around an organic structural backbone. Like the building in Seville, the bed is made of  interlocking wooden parts. Challenge: The bed is made of wood available at the local hardware store, and can be completely assembled without any screws or adhesives. This way the bed can be easily assembled… Read more →

Activity game

Activity game

Background: The Activity game motivates children to exercise. The daily activity of the user is recorded and the more activity the children show, the greater the reward will be. Children are able to earn bonus points by showing more activity or finishing specific exercise assignments. Thereby increasing the overall activity of the kids. I developed the Activity game as my graduate project… Read more →

Babybloom in use

Babybloom incubator

Background: During my internship at Promolding I worked together with a team of engineers on detailing of the design of the Babybloom incubator. The BabyBloom Incubator is the only incubator that can be positioned over a hospital bed, offering intimate contact. The BabyBloom Incubator is the first incubator that allows any person to work in an ideal ergonomic position while… Read more →

Prototype made according to the Cradle to Cradle principle.

Greenhouse project

Background: “Design a greenhouse for people to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruits at home”   The greenhouse was developed as the final group project for my study in Product design engineering. In my role of project leader I led a team of 5 students in the development of this greenhouse. The project contained both user research, Co-design sessions… Read more →

Styrofoam lamp

Styrofoam lamps

Background: Realizing that a large amount of packaging material is thrown away on a daily basis I decided to find a better use for this waste. From recycled styrofoam from Apple packaging material I made two lamps.   Challenge: Working at a local Apple reseller made the amount of available resource material no problem. Assembling parts of waste material into… Read more →