YA Present!
participants 2019

We are proud to present the 67 design graduates that have joined our Young Alumni program this year. Meet them and talk about their work at YA Present! UNDER CONSTRUCTION or one of the YA Present! EVENING SESSIONS during the Dutch Design Week (19 - 27 October 2019).

Amy de Boer - Dare to Share

Dare to Share is a board game to connect people. 


durftedelen@amydeboer.nl
amydeboer.nl 

Andrew Tseng - DOGMA

Screenprints and ceramic sculptures about a cult of dog worshippers.         

a.tseng88@gmail.com
cargocollective.com/andrewtseng

Anna Reerds - Soelaas

‘Soelaas’ is a project that celebrates humankind with all it’s sadness and flaws.        

annareerds@gmail.com
annareerds.nl

Annabel Konings - Dare to Share

Dare to Share is a board game to connect people.  

durftedelen@annabelkonings.nl 
annabelkonings.nl

Anouk van Kampen Wieling - Construct to survive 48°52.6′S 123°23.6′W

A destination that is summarized in the equipment that the traveler wears.

anouk_vkw@hotmail.com
constructtosurvive.com

Antonia Ioana Oana - Communist RETROspective

Arcade room which depicts communist Romania in a western approach to everyday life.

oana.antonia.ioana@gmail.com
antoniaoana.com 

Baiba Soma - Expired white

A closer look at the white color and its importance in consumer society.

baiba.soma@gmail.com
Website under construction 


Bianca van Heteren - Personal

Een collectie van kledingstukken die bewerkt zijn met verschillende structuren en texturen, die vorm geven aan karaktereigenschappen van de ontwerper.

biancavanheteren@hotmail.com
Website under construction

Brian Mitchell - DigiQubes

DigiQubes, building a bridge between two worlds. 

info@brianmitch.com
brianmitch.com

Crys Leung - Virtual Bathhouse

A public installation between reality & virtual, confidence is the key. 

Crysleung@gmail.com 
unicorn-tv.com 

Daphne Persoon - The SuBocean Project

SuBocean - a multidisciplinary way of introducing the plastic species. 

Hallo@daphnepersoon.nl
Daphnepersoon.nl


Denislav Golemanov - Aesthetics of Pragmatism/Art for Dummies

Proposal for how Art can be introduced successfully to hesitant public.

denislav.golemanov@gmail.com
denislavgolemanov.com

YA Present! EVENING SESSIONS

Visit the YA Present! EVENING SESSIONS, an inspiring series of events including the festive launch of our Dude YA Special!

Désirée Malessa - nest

nest - a moving box which covers all essential furniture a modern nomad needs.

mail@malessa.studio
malessa.studio 

Edward Slaviero - Plastic’s Morphology

Showcasing the hidden characteristics of plastic while breaking the obnoxious stereotype of plastic’s anonymity.

clarissaslaviero@gmail.com
cargocollective.com/EDWARDSLAVIERO 

Elin Visser - ‘Just Breathe’

Installation with film and sound to create awareness about breathing. 

info@elinvisser.nl 
elinvisser.nl 

Ellis Tolsma - Wheel of Fortune

An interactive video project about searching for happiness and a world of wonder.

info@ellistolsma.nl
ellistolsma.nl 

Emilien Neu - Chatroom

It is a modern boudoir space (boudoir = little elegant lady salon). 

emilien@neu-duffey.fr
emilienneu.com

Evelien van der Peijl - Natte Voeten

A warning from a concerned family who’s seen the worst.

eefpeijl@gmail.com
evelienvanderpeijl.nl

Finn Goodman - Reminiscing Campfires

Reminiscing Campfires is an alternative campfire which stimulates togetherness. 

info@finngoodman.com 
finngoodman.com 

Hilly de Bruin - Het Leven is Een Eitje

A film about crunch culture and growing up. 

hillydebruin@gmail.com
Hillydebruin.nl 

Hung-Sheng Lee - The Beauty Of Sickness

A fashion fabric collection, soft materials that show beauty within illness. 

Hgsglee@gmail.com
hungshenglee.com 

Iede van der Wal - Me, Myself and Eye

My comic is all about the search for finding motivation to achieve my goals and how to accomplish this. A story with a twist.

frolickart@hotmail.com
Website under construction

Ilse Martens - Binnenste-Uiten

Een gesprekstool voor introverte en extraverte persoonlijkheden.

Ilse_martens@outlook.com
ilsemartens.com 

Iris Otten - DIS//STRAINED

My work shows the moments when bodies get involved in a tense struggle when they are confronted with different forms of discipline. Without a body there is no struggle.

Jasmijn ter Stege - Sehnsucht

Stories told on vases to show different perspectives of melancholia. 

jasmijnterstege@outlook.com
jasmijnterstege.com   

Jesler Muntendam - Future Rocks

Brightly coloured plastic waste turned into jewels. 

jeslermuntendam@gmail.com
jeslerjesler.com

Jesper Speekenbrink - LAST DIVISION

A collections of bespoke character-based narrative football boots. 

jesperspeekenbrink@gmail.com
jesperspeekenbrink.com 

Kim Fransen - Glass Works "and when they opened their treasures"

Ontwerpen die de kijker betrekt en waar het ervaren een mening moet vormen over het onderzoek. 

K.fransen202@gmail.com
kimfransen.nl

Krasimir Angelov - Prasiglas

A bioplastic made out of milk and gelatine.

angelovkrasi96@gmail.com
krasi-mir.com 

Lena Winterink - Mementos

Mementos reflects on the way we can carry object-related memories with us without physically keeping the objects.

info@lenawinterink.com
lenawinterink.com 

Lian Kroes - Ik Zie Ik Zie

‘Ik Zie Ik Zie’ changes the direction of our daily gaze.

info@liankroes.nl
liankroes.nl 

Linda Vilumsone - Brexitales

Tales, based on a true story, for kids, but adults too. 

linda.vilumsone@gmail.com
lindavilumsone.eu

Lisa Jongejans - VERBINDING

VERBINDING is an ash-destination, a farewell-ritual, 100% biodegradable without polluting the earth and it connects with valuable memories of your loved ones.

Info.Lisajongejans@gmail.com
Website under construction 

Loes Pennings - G R E E N DILAPIDATED

Giving nature controle by letting it grow into clothing.

Loespennings@outlook.com
loespennings.com 

Lot Mars - A written form of stuttering

A newly designed script that visually represents stuttering. 

lotmars@outlook.com
lotmars.com

YA Present! EVENING SESSIONS

Visit the YA Present! EVENING SESSIONS, an inspiring series of events including the festive launch of our Dude YA Special!

Lovisa Minkiewicz - TAKT

With my objects I want to emphasize the beauty of these differences and appreciate the uniqueness of every rhythm on its own but also together as a collection.

lovisamm@mail.com
lovisaminkiewicz.com

Marcia Verschure - HEAR

Een interactieve ervaring wat te harde muziek met je oren doet.

marciaverschure@hotmail.com
marciaverschure.nl

Marie Declerfayt - System Trails

A set of outdoor exercise stations to learn more and train body systems. 

marie.declerfayt@gmail.com
mariedeclerfayt.eu 

Mariska Palsgraaf - Vouwhouse

VOUWHOUS. Van tijdelijk wonen als noodoplossing naar een fijn thuis!

m.palsgraaf@live.nl 
mpalsgraaf.myportfolio.com/portfolio

Mark van Cromvoirt - Cycles of Time

Abstract clock which shows cycles of time in colour codes. 

info@markvancromvoirt.com
markvancromvoirt.com 

Marthijn de Wind - Natural Qualities

Flowers and plants translated into Interior Architecture. 

marthijndewind@hotmail.com
marthijndewind.nl 

Matthijs Bruinenberg - Marblelous

Marblelous - The exploration of re-using marble grit. 

info@matthijsbruinenberg.nl
matthijsbruinenberg.nl 

Merel Visser - the ultimate language corrector

The ultimate language corrector introduces you to your arrogant alter ego.

merelvissernl@gmail.com
merelvisser.net 

Mirre Ellenkamp - Meer dan Genoeg

 “Meer dan Genoeg”, a collection with multifunctional garments.

mirre.ellenkamp@gmail.com
Website under construction 

Moon - By Moon

A creative agency with a focus on interior & graphic design.

moon@by-moon.nl 

by-moon.nl 

Nina Dekker - Brotherhood

In this world full of uncertainties I created a Brotherhood. 

nina@ninadekker.nl 
ninadekker.com 

Pien Post - OBJACT

OBJACT consists of domestic objects, acting or objecting to “normalization”.

post.pien@gmail.com
pienpost.com

Richard Guenne - A gathering of,

An ensemble consisting out of observations.

richardguenne@outlook.com
Website under construction 

Studio in Spé - My SET

My SET is a tableware designed to make people eat, play and interact. 

studioinspe@gmail.com
Website under construction

Tijmen Snelderwaard - Oops

Five monumental fine-art prints zooming in on physical folly.

tijmensnelderwaard@gmail.com
instagram.com/tijmenillus/

Tom Sibma - Fountains for Non-Places

A low-cost, sustainable and modular fountain for the masses.

tomsibma@gmail.com
tomsibma.com         

Tristan Roques - You Can ……………….. In Exhibitions

A museumshop with objects that challenge the norms of exhibition etiquette.

roquestristan@gmail.com
 tristanroques.com 

Veerle Martens - Oneironautics

Oneironautics: the story of dream travellers. 

veerle@martens-fam.nl
Website under construction 

Wendy Plas - Met vrienden …

Helping young people around loneliness with a conversation table and cards.

w.j.t.plas@hotmail.com
wendyplas.nl 

Wietske Minou Heinsma - ACGT SHROUD/LIJKWADE

DNA preservation isn’t new, design for death is a permanent concept.

wietske.heinsma@gmail.com
wimihe.nl 

Yasmin van den Brink - Logeerhuis voor dementerende ouderen.

Natuurlijk ervaarbare architectuur. Als case study: Logeerhuis voor dementerende ouderen.

Yasminvdbrink@hotmail.com
yasminvdbrink.wixsite.com/portfolio 

Zara Kanaan - Modernability

“Modernability” aims to capture the true sense of evolving identity in our contemporary cyber space.

zara_kanaan@yahoo.co.uk
Website under construction 

Zsofia Kollar - Killing you softly

Reflection on our consumer culture, becoming our own monsters.

info@zsofiakollar.com
www.zsofiakollar.com

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