Global Trendwatching

Global Trendwatching

Our Minorstudents have been talking to key creatives in the creative city of Amsterdam.

What are the goals of these frontrunners?
And what about their visions?

The future inspiringly explained in compelling podcasts.
Listen and enjoy!

Making a sustainable product | Core or Added value?

In this podcast we talk about sustainable products. Is sustainability a core or added value? We visited Jonathan from Wasteboards […]


How has the tattoo industry and style changed in the last 20 years? And how will it evolve in the […]

Glass art and scientific rules

  In this podcast series we wanted to explore how craftsmanship and community work in our digital society and world. […]

Eat sustainably – Taste before you waste

Ever wondered how you coud reduce food waste? Taste before you waste came up with actions to answer this question. […]

Would you eat a cookie to unfriend someone?

As an Interactive Artist and Interaction Designer, Klasien van de Zandschulp designs the way people interact with each other and […]

Finding Fame in Amsterdam – The Future of Live Music 2

In the second instalment of the ‘Future of Live Music’ podcast series, Ina and Sidonie chat with Mame, an aspiring […]

Rebecca Slee about Two Worlds, One Society & Photography

Today we are going to meet up with Rebecca Slee, a young upcoming photographer from Amsterdam who has lived and […]

“I get inspired by people’s stories and tragedies” – Kevin Klein

  Representing and telling stories that are meant to be told is Kevin’s essence work. Freshly graduating from an acting […]

“When two young girls can do it, then big corporates can as well” – Elizabeth, the co-owner of The Conscious Club

A city escape in the busy life of Amsterdam, welcome to The Conscious Club! It is the showcase of the […]

How Ron transformed a trend into the most exciting food startup in the world – The Avocado Show

Ron Simpson, founder of The Avocado Show, is an exceptional allrounder: After working in marketing, founding two advertising agencies and […]

“Every little action you take has a butterfly effect.”

In this podcast, I sat down with Jessica Effah, a former pageant contestant who has no difficulties with letting her […]

Corporate Sustainability & 3D Design | CALVIN KLEIN

      In this podcast we wanted to discuss how sustainability is integrated in a big apparel company like […]

“If they could do it, who am I to say I can’t do it?”

“I think Coloured Goodies is needed everywhere.” This sentence describes the mission and vision of cultural entrepreneur Ellen Brudet. For […]

“I am fascinated by the idea of how humanity made progress.” | A conversation with visual artist Roger Cremers

In our search for an Amsterdam based creative we came across Roger Cremers. A visual artist who has exhibited several […]

“Dirty hands clear mind” at Studio Pansa

   In this podcast series we wanted to explore how craftsmanship and community work in our digital society and world. […]

The Future of Live Music

In this podcast Ina and Sidonie discuss with Amsterdam creative Conrad Hornung the changes that have been happening in the […]

“We want fast, flashy, in your face and over the top.” – Dominique Gimberg

How to reach the unreachable? By Sven Adamson & Dalla Coulibaly Millennials are an enigma for marketers but not for […]


The 8th of March is International Women’s Day, or should we say the day when women’s rights are celebrated (and […]

Turning plastic into fashion | JUNGL

      Today sustainability is a big subject especially within the fashion industry. We found an innovative slow fashion […]

“Connecting nature, physical and mental health with music” – Sophie Jurrjens

Today we are going to meet Sophie Jurrjens, a creative entrepreneur interested in combining sound and scenery. 17% of the […]

Denim x Sustainability by Denim City

How can you make one of the most unsustainable fashion pieces in a sustainable way? Denim City tried to figure […]

‘We want to design for everyone.’ – Jeroen Disch

We interviewed Jeroen Disch, the Design Lead at Grrr, a Creative Digital Agency in Amsterdam. In this Podcast, he shares […]

I was called a Hippie with a business plan – Elif Algu, Founder of „Branding a better world“

Born with a caring heart, Elif decided to use the power of communication exclusively for good causes: making sustainable brands […]

The Future of Veganism

  Veganism, a lifestyle that more and more people are adapting nowadays. This can be seen in Amsterdam as well, […]

The sound of green, Interview with Teun schrijvers

we immerse ourselves in visions of the future