• present

    Member of the advisory board for the temporary 'Innovatieregeling Cultuurregio 025' of the Groene Metropoolregio Arnhem-Nijmegen. this program focuses on innovation in the cultural field and its public outreach.

  • 2021-present

    Partner at Poelmann & van Zwieten; a design studio for outspoken interior design.

  • 2007–present

    Working as independent designer and illustrator on both commissioned and self initiated projects.

  • 2018-2022

    Design researcher at Future Urban Regions (FUR). This research group is attached to the Dutch academies of architecture and investigates urban (eco)systems and innovative design tools for the existing city.

  • 2010–2017

    As an initiator, designer and creative manager, I used to be part of the development team of Vechtclub XL, a business complex for creative entrepreneurs in Utrecht.

  • 2010–2015

    Working as a freelance designer and consultant on several multidisciplinary projects at Stortplaats van Dromen; a design and sustainable development company.

  • 2012

    Established Stichting Foundation Projects for pop-up public design projects in collaboration with Rikkert Paauw.

  • 2009-2011

    Freelance graphic designer on a regular basis at Studio ‘t Brandt Weer and Marenthe Otten.

  • 2009

    Internship Studio ‘t Brandt Weer.


  • 2007–2009

    Design Academy Eindhoven, Bachelor of Design (Cum Laude)

  • 2005–2007

    Willem de Kooning Academie Rotterdam, Bachelor Graphic Design

  • 2003–2004

    Design Academy Eindhoven, propaedeutic year


  • 2009

    Allumonde Ring “better design for the greater good”