When watching a play at the theatre, have you ever wondered how much work went into constructing that stage and the visuals behind it? Interviewed by Fruzsina Tiszai and Philine Steckhan, Erkan Özberk, a freelancer in scenic design, takes us on an insightful journey into scenic design. Özberk talks about different aspects, ranging from generational […]
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Despite the doom and gloom there is also room for appreciation on the creative mindset that seems to be unleashed. Forced by this evil virus that spreads around to quickly and easy, people come up with creative solutions to give meaning to life. These posts are small examples of human ingenuity in these dark hours.
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“If you have something you don’t like anymore and I have something I don’t want anymore, we can snoop into each other’s closets and see if we can find something that would make us happy.” Is that what the future of fashion will look like? Maud, a fresh fashion graduate, tells us about the emerging […]
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Did you know education is changing every day? That is why this podcast is all about innovation and education in the future. Lotte van Diepen and Femke Kamstra talk to Karen Kamstra. A teacher who not only teaches children but also innovates education every day. She does this as the ICT coordinator of her school, […]
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In this podcast titled ‘A Breath Of Fresh Hair’ Gilberto Maldonado and Tijn van Wezenbeek interview Maik van der Dussen about being a Barber in Breukelen, Netherlands. Maik works at Brooklyn Barbershop, a place where men feel at home, get personalized treatment, and a Breath of Fresh Hair. Join us as we ask Miak about […]
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In this podcast, we talked to Deborah Moss of Moss and Lam, which is an art-based studio in Toronto, Canada. The company creates custom artwork, large-scale bespoke wall surfaces, and 3-dimensional art installations which transport the viewer into new dimensions. Deborah talks about the importance of collaboration and connectivity as tools to create design solutions, […]
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In 2011, WE ARE Pi was founded by Alex Bennett Grant and three colleagues from Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam. They moved 50 meters down the road. They were looking to diversify, to build their own agency. LEGO was the first brick, and since then WE ARE Pi has grown. The mantra is never to settle. […]
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In this podcast, Loren van Uden and Mariana Mazza, students from Global Trendwatching minor talked with Miriam Scheller, a fashion design student at Amsterdam Fashion Institute. Full of interesting projects and a creative personality, Miriam shared her perspective of the world.
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Eat out of your comfort zone! – that’s what Patrick Hurd is telling his customers ever since he founded his company BUGZZ. Trough food trucks on festivals or caterings, BUGZZ is providing healthy, delicious and highly sustainable food using insects as an alternative meat source. Eating insects has a lot of advantages, it’s rich of […]
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Together with Joe Pereboom, owner of Joe’s Heroes, I created a podcast about the story of his start-up company, which is focused on sustainability. Did you know that 70% of all plastic straws end up in the ocean? In January 2021 there will be a ban on all plastic straws. That’s why he created an […]
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“From a very young age I loved to entertain my nose with scents and my brain with stories of all forms.“ – Fredrik Dalman
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While visiting the Bad Feminist exhibition at the Melkweg last month, one special project caught our attention: a physical, textile glossary of feelings and conditions so common in the patriarchal system, but that don’t exist in our vocabulary. We were delighted to sit down and talk to the Amsterdam-based Italian designer behind the project, Federica […]
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What is the key to success? How does creativity affect business and what is Eyal’s vision on different business cases? In this inspiring podcast, the experienced entrepreneur Eyal Bazelet unveils his vision on creativity, different business models and the key to success.
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A famous quote goes as follows “My body is my journal and my tattoos are my story”. Well in this podcast We have decided to visit one the Netherlands oldest tattoos shops, located in Amsterdam, and interviewed one of their experienced artists known as Lucas Zwolinski to find out more about himself and how he […]
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Take a look into the future: the ever-growing concept of veganism combined with junkfood. Vegan and junkfood. Ever wondered about the combination of those two? They are meant to be together according to the Vegan Junk Food bar! In this podcast, we talk food, fun and future. Enjoy! Meet Brian, the supervisor of the Vegan […]
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What do you do when you are having a creative block, and how do you cope with the stress and pressure that may come with that? We were asking ourselves this and decided to have a chat with Marta Veludo, a versatile creative. With her motto fun and play we had no doubt that our […]
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“The message of Labyrinth is that “we are one person”, so we should not focus on differences such as skin colour. Those are just things that create distraction.” – Sam Kingue Ebelle Naomi Ariga and Josephine Frans spent a Monday evening conversing with Sam Kingue Ebelle, the owner and barkeeper of Labyrinth, to gain insights […]
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Porna is upcoming in the porn industries. What are the trends and developments in female friendly porn? We did research about Porna, taboos and our new generation. We spoke with the creator of LotteLust and she gave us some interesting insights.
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How is it to be a passionate, young entrepreneur in the city of Amsterdam? We had a talk with Michelle De Bruijn at a small cafe in the center of Amsterdam. She told us about starting her business ‘Enable the Label’, her dreams for the future and what she thinks creativity is seen from an […]
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We had a conversation with Astrid, a journalism student currently studying a minor in international journalism at the HvA. She talks about her love for audio and storytelling , the future of journalism and her own creative process in pursuing and processing a story.
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“Money isn’t the movitation” Who is Etienne Memon? As a creative he is expanding his collective Order and slowly becoming an important part of Amsterdam’s infamous Red-light district. He is taking us back in time before he started tattooing. How he branched out from being a tattoo artist into having his own clothing label and […]
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In this podcast we spoke with three Amsterdam creatives from the Maker Store and Uncover Lab teams. Both of these companies share the same space in De Hallen and have interwoven teams. The Maker Store provides a platform for local makers to sell authentic and high-quality accessories, artwork, food, and sustainable fashion. Uncover Lab allows […]
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Almost too beautiful to drink – this is completely true when you look at Kim Dickson’s impressive coffee artworks. The 33-year-old chef-barista of the hip café Coffee & Coconuts in De Pijp has already stood behind the coffee bar in Melbourne and London to make coffee enthusiasts smiling. He uses his simple but highly artistic […]
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