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SENSORY MATERIALITY. * Design should be a sensory experience. The sensory is important to me. Based on smell, material, color and feeling I make memories tangible. Collecting and making it tangible ensures that the moment persists. * Design should involve materiality. That choice of material influences design is almost certain. It stimulaties my way of thinking about design. * Design should consider all the senses. Considering senses other than only the visual breaks open new possibilities. * The act of collecting in any form (for example physical materials, smells, colors, photos, text) is paramount for me as designer. In my role as designer I strive to collect wherever I am. Collections form compositions. Perhaps the most beautiful compositions are created by accident. * Materials should surround me as a designer. By collecting all kinds of materials my interest in this continues to grow and ensures that I continue to develop my knowledge. * My senses must be challenged, by me as a designer, to experience a space completely. For me it is important to see a space, feel it, experience it completely. Take it in and use it in anyway possible in my design process or designs. I want to let you observe. I want to let you experience. I want to freeze time. I want to make the inconspicuous stand out. I want you to stop now and then. Hold onto moments. Making the ordinary special. ORIENTATION OF THE SMALL ORDINARY SPACE – the nomadic workspace. I am a sensitive individual who wants to transform the ordinary into remarkable tangible memories. As a designer I strive to collect wherever I am. Stones, shells, caps, moments. They amaze me. Collections form compositions. Perhaps the most beautiful compositions are created by accident. By collecting all kinds of materials my interest in this continues to grow and ensures that I continue to develop my knowledge. What is collecting? Bringing/gathering something together, arranged or arbitrary, but close together. For me collecting is organizing in a thoughtful way. I give value by arranging. My design is a foldable display of my collections of the small space. Since I travel from place to place, I decided to design something that is foldable and easy to display everywhere. My collections are a set for conversation. It’s not only valuable for me, it’s a sharing process. Together they form a capturing of places, moments and/or people. It’s a learning process, a system of generating knowledge. To make the space feel more tangible, I combine larger spatial elements – my photographic prints with my much smaller collections. My role as a designer is to stimulate people’s senses by accentuating the very small instances of materiality that are often minute or even close to invisible. I want us to be aware of the materials around us and use them in the most optimal way. To trigger our senses in places where we spend most of our time.