Would you like your audience, your team or your students to become more open to change and learn the basics of how to research trends in an interactive and inspiring way? I can help you in achieving this in various made-to-measure ways. I'm also open to discuss collaborations so don't hesitate to contact me if you have any kind of inquiries or ideas.
“We had Els come in as a guest lecturer at Birmingham City University. She told us about learning and understanding how to research trends and to observe the world from a different 'view', which I thoroughly enjoyed, as it has opened a completely new perspective of our world for me!” Student Fashion Management & Promotion, Birmingham City University, Birmingham.
December 14, 2017 > Trends X Design Thinking Workshop at Design Thinkers Academy in Amsterdam, more info and signup over here.
November 7-9, 2017 > Guest lecture at Birmingham City University, Fashion Business and Promotion in the U.K.
November 14-17, 2017 > Trend module at Karel de Grote University, minor creative technology & entrepreneurship in Belgium.
November 20, 2017 > Guest lecture at Willem de Kooning Academy, Leisure Management in Rotterdam.
October 2017 - Trend Workshops during Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven. More information over here.
October 2017 - Masterclass Research during Design Thinkers Bootcamp, NL Studios, Amsterdam
September 2017 - Trend Talk during a study trip of retail professionals from Singapore, in collaboration with Design Thinkers Academy, Amsterdam
September 2017 - Guest lecture at a training on future thinking for Dutch government professionals, The Hague.
September 2017 - Presentation on 'Finding Frontrunners' for Fontys Graduation Show, Theaters Tilburg.
June 2017 - Interactive lecture on how to research trends at Designers DNA meeting, Impact Hub, Amsterdam
April 2017 - Book Launch 'How to Research Trends', Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam