About

Lisanne Meester focuses on translating observations into objects. By making high quality conceptual design pieces she initiates new perspectives on composition, material, environment and function.

CV

Education and experience

August 2019 - now
Junior Designer @ In-Zee

May - July 2019
Volunteer @ Het Nieuwe Instituut

February - September 2019
Freelance Designer @ Happy Concrete

November 2017 - now
Owner of Lisanne Meester Design, kvk: 70454094

September - December 2017
Get Started Programme, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Gaining skills in business and economical strategies

2013 - 2017
Product Design, Bachelor of Arts: Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, The Netherlands

September 2016 - January 2017
Minor Sustainability: Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, The Netherlands

February - June 2016
Internship at Ka-Lai Chan Design, Utrecht, The Netherlands: Research, concept, design, installation for several projects

2011 - 2013
Pre-university education (vwo), Veurs Lyceum, Leidschendam, The Netherlands, with the profile; Culture and society (8.1)

2006 - 2011
Senior general secondary education (havo), Veurs Lyceum, Leidschendam, The Netherlands, with the profiles; Economics and society & Culture and society (7.8)

Exhibitions and presentations

26 September 2020
Open Studio @ SectorV, Leidschendam, The Netherlands: Exhibiting Construct & Arch in my own studio space

5-7 June 2019
Design District @ De Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Exhibiting Stream Collection & 2D Tree

February - March 2019
Figure 2.0 X Tunderman Eyewear & Opticians, Leidschendam, The Netherlands: Showcasing my objects in combination with several glasses of different brands

6-8 June 2018
Design District @ De Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Exhibiting Figure 2.0

9-11 February 2018
OBJECT Rotterdam @ HAKA Building, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Exhibiting Figure, an ongoing research into the creation of abstract objects aiming to trigger curiosity and imagination

21-29 October 2017
Dutch Design Week, See YA Dude!, BNO @ The Student Hotel Eindhoven: Exhibiting Let's PLAY

29 June - 2 July 2017
WdKA Finals, Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Exhibiting Graduation Project; Let's PLAY

7-9 June 2017
Design District, Young Pioneers @ Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Exhibiting Fidget, De Makerbox & A Graduation Sneak Peek

19 April 2017
Creating Pioneers Dinner, Henri Winkelman Award: Presenting De Makerbox

9 February 2017
Beyond Social, Art of the Inclusive City @ Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Presenting De Makerbox

17-25 October 2015
Dutch Design Week, WdKA takes the Floor: Detail in Desktop for Forbo Flooring B.V.