About

Lisanne translates observations into objects in order to trigger curiosity and imagination.

With a playful, yet precise working method she initiates new perspectives on composition, material, colour and function.

CV

Education and experience

May 2019 - now
Volunteer @ Het Nieuwe Instituut

February 2019 - now
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

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.