MARIJE VOGELZANG

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Interests of this young Dutch women go far beyond the dishes or dining room table.
Designer exploring everything that comes to food, raising the concept to the rank of Philosophy.
 

 

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Having graduated at the Design academy in Eindhoven in 2000, Marije set her mind on creating a new direction in the field of design. Starting Proef in 2004 in Rotterdam and expanding to Amsterdam in 2006, she broadened her experiments and developed her vision to design out of the verb of eating. In 2010 she started Studio Marije Vogelzang alongside Proef.
After 10 years of experience she is considered a pioneer and the ‘grand dame’ in the field of eating design (De Volkskrant).

Marije gives inspirational lectures around the world about her work and vision. She tries to show the exploration and potential of a new approach on the act of eating.
Marije Vogelzangs lectures are critically acclaimed in Cape Town, Beirut, Bangkok, Dubai, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Norway, Rumania and Berlin a.o. 
In adittion, Marije also participates in brainstorm sessions and she works as a consultant for the food industry.

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Among her clients are BMW, Fortis, and L’Oreal.
She is managing 15-20 projects in parallel, giving lectures, and thinking of eating people.
It was Li Edelkoort who discovered her brilliant talent at Design Academy Eindhoven and recommended her to deal with food. Recently, Marije has launched two restaurants, in Amsterdam and in Rotterdam, where she offers ecologically safe food.

It was Li Edelkoort who discovered her brilliant talent at Design Academy Eindhoven and recommended her to deal with food. Recently, Marije has launched two restaurants, in Amsterdam and in Rotterdam, where she offers ecologically safe food.
She is managing 15-20 projects in parallel, giving lectures, and thinking of eating people.
Among her clients are BMW, Fortis, and L’Oreal.

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"Food is a material you can create. I always tell my friends, architects and fashion designers that the food is much more diversified than your bricks or clothes. Let’s take an egg white. You can boil, shake, fry or pour it in the cup. I really wonder why others do not see this potential"