STUDIO FANNY HOFSTRA
Dutch Product Designer
Received Bachelor of Industrial Design Degree in 2011 at the Design Academy in the Netherlands.
After graduation travelled outside Europe for over 10 months, while doing various volunteer jobs.
Moved to the UK and graduated as Master of Arts with distinction (cum laude) at Edinburgh Napier University in 2014, while receiving two design awards.
Worked for various companies in different design areas. Such as graphic and visual design for a Dutch corporate bank (2014), jewelry design (2015). Also had the great opportunity to teach design a full semester in Hong Kong at the Polytechnic University (2016). Furthermore designed lifestyle & pet products as well as Fair Trade product design and development. Recently worked on a fair trade design project on location in the Middle East (2017).
Currently located and working as a product designer in the Netherlands.
A selection of work is visible on this website.
For full resume visit: nl.linkedin.com/pub/fanny-hofstra/41/555/953/
Selection companies/organisations worked for/with:
Skill and Experience:
Design Experience: DESIGN RESEARCH, CONCEPT DESIGN, PRODUCT DESIGN, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION SUPERVISION, GRAPHIC DESIGN, PACKAGING DESIGN, STYLING & PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY. DESIGN TEACHING
Computer Skills: Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe Indesign / Solid Works / Sketchup / Rhinoceros / Adobe Premiere / Microsoft Word / Ms PowerPoint
Workshop Experience: 3D printing/laser cutting / CNC routing / Model making / Metal workshop / Wood workshop / Wood turning / Textile workshop / Silk screening / Felting / Plastic workshop / Vacuum forming / Foam prototyping / Ceramics / Photography.
Winner Third Place, 9th Mohammed Islam Design Competition 2017, WFTO Collaboration with HLHC and Tilingo Nepra – Fairtrade
Winner of Commended 2014 Star Award, Starpack 2014 Awards – UK – Packaging design contest (Individual)
Winner Bronze for the Creative Conscience Awards 2014 – UK – Collaboration project with multiple design disciplines