Designteam


Our design team of experienced industrial designers and product engineers works daily on the development of medical, sports, consumer and professional products.

Core design team

We love our jobs and enjoy contributing to products that can help people in their daily life: in their sport, in their job, at home or when curing illness.


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Andreas

founding partner & creative director
 
He loves great design that contributes to change in people's lives. He is idealist_smallic, yet understands very well the way business is done. He loves to challenge clients to rethink business models and do more with the powerful tools that design offers. He guides the design team both in design strategy, human factors and technical solutions.
  • over 10 years of experience in industrial design, interaction and product development for clients like Philips, Swisscom, TUV Rheinland, Decathlon
  • has a university degree in design engineering and business administration
  • worked on dozens of design projects for consumers, professionals, sports applications and medical applications.
  • lived a few years in St. Petersburg Russia and speaks Russian
  • loves traveling, having interesting encounters with local people about history, politics, religion and philosophy.
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Mats

senior industrial designer
 
He is very experienced designer that has made his mark in the design world by designing consumer products, mobility solutions and professional products. Apart from his daily design work he leads projects for a few big accounts.
  • has over 10 years of industrial design experience
  • has partially a Finnish background, lived both in HongKong and Japan
  • worked for two highly esteemed design studios in the Netherlands on both professional, consumer, sports, bike and agricultural products
  • is a team-player and knows how to get the utmost out of a design
  • experienced in developing products from idea to final detailing towards manufacturing
  • was part of the Olympic sailing team back in 2004
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Menno

senior industrial designer
 
He likes many aspects of design; from user-centered research and concept development to implementation and project management. Menno loves the challenge to find the sweet spot each time through an iterative process with regards to ergonomics, aesthetics, interaction and manufacturability. Apart from his daily design work he leads projects for a few big accounts.
  • has over 10 years experience in industrial design
  • graduated from the Design Academy and the Royal College of Art
  • worked for renowned design firms in the Netherlands on both professional, consumer and medical products
  • developed a medical vest to calm down kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • loves making mockup iterations and quality CLASS A surface models
  • designed a medical device to locate and treat pelvic dysfunction after pregnancies.
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Elske

senior industrial designer
 
She has years of experience as industrial designer of both consumer, sports, medical and professional products. Elske loves designing smart, beautiful and user friendly products that make people smile. She is a master in quick creative iterations, making smart functional solutions combined with great styling. She leads projects for a few big accounts.
  • almost 8 years of experience in the field of industrial design
  • graduated from the TU Delft, with specialization Medical Design
  • worked for renowned design firms in the Netherlands on both professional, consumer and medical products
  • developed an innovative arm-support for surgeons in the operation room
  • loves making mockups for quick functional and user testing from all kinds of material, including ceramics and fabrics.
  • designed a scoot-mobile for elderly people, that can be folded without having to bend the back.
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Maria

founding partner & human factors
 
With her background in social psychology and ergonomics she works on user research, observations from people in their interaction with products and ergonomic design principles. Apart from that she runs many operational and marketing processes in the studio.
  • she is founding partner of the studio
  • has a university background in history and social psychology
  • focused on human factors and ergonomics
  • supports the team with human behavior research, ergonomic design and new idea's, technologies and materials.
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Carlo

industrial design engineer
 
For him strategic thinking and its application on technical- and design-concepts are essential for a successful product. Besides attention to form and the user, he is very interested in making products feasible, high quality and with excellent functionality.
  • has a degree from the University of Wuppertal in Industrial Design Engineering
  • is open, communicative and accessible
  • designed and developed a completely new-developed chain-saw for Manitoba
  • experienced in developing products from idea to final detailing towards manufacturing, always with focus on the user behind the product
  • has excellent 3D CAD engineering skills, as well as experience in materials, manufacturing technology, prototyping, testing and bringing products towards industrialization
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Klaartje

industrial design engineer
 
Klaartje is getting really enthusiastic of the combination of design and technology, solving complicated puzzles and developing something that she can fully support, that has real value to end users. Her father is an architect, design is in her genes. She loves to work hard and tackling problems, is an enthusiastic team worker, comes up quickly with alternative solutions and empathizes with the end user.
  • graduated Industrial Design Engineering in Rotterdam
  • passed an Industrial Design Honours Program
  • focus on sustainable honest products, Cradle to Cradle, Circulair Economy and Human Centred Design
  • sailing, skating, volleyball running and soccer are imported sportive elements in her life
  • worked some time as an industrial designers in Africa
  • has excellent 3D CAD skills, experience with materials, manufacturing technology, prototyping, testing and industrialisation of products.
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Eelco

senior industrial designer / product engineer
 
He is a very experienced industrial designer, with great feeling for form, and has been part of the Bluelarix team from the very beginning. He managed and designed dozens of projects with focus on great styling, usability and innovation. Next to his work at Bluelarix Designworks he is active in the field of 3D design of products for movie pictures with Diepfris.
  • has a TU Delft industrial design background and is over 10 years active in the field of industrial design
  • from his hand are dozens of product designs, both medical, consumer, sports and professional products
  • he brought many projects from idea''s to concepts and through detailed engineering into manufacturing
  • has a focus on great styling and high quality surface modeling for every product
  • traveled one year around the globe to meet cultures from all continents

Supplementary design team

In addition to our core design team, other people work along with us in some projects, including recently graduated designers, electronic specialists, CE specialists, interaction designers, modellers and other specialists.
 

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The Netherlands
 
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