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Consumer products or services created to encourage play, movement, or learning. Examples include toys, games, athletic equipment, athletic wear and accessories, outdoor gear and equipment, etc.
Max is the Global Design Director for Equipment and Accessories at The North Face with whom he recently transitioned from the San Francisco Bay Area to Denver, Colorado. Prior to his move to the United States, Max led his industrial design consultancy in Brussels, Belgium. When he’s not exploring the outdoors, he is seeking strategic design solutions that combine the functional world of industrial design with the emotional world of contemporary aesthetics.
Julien is a Stockholm based designer with a broad experience in strategy, brand and graphic design. He is currently running DesignPractice™, a design consultancy with a focus on brand identity, SearchSystem™, an ever-growing collection of references and TypeFoundry™, a collection of typefaces and collaterals. He has been working for small and large enterprises both nationally and internationally including: Askul, Duvel, Escuyer, IKEA, Lexus, NIO, Polestar. His work has been awarded and exhibited at the Design Museum of London, Bozar Center for Fine Arts in Brussels and MAD Center for Fashion and Design in Brussels.
Nadine Clemens is the co-founder and president of Design Friends, a cultural, non-profit association promoting the work of designers through talks and exhibitions. Since its creation in 2009, the Luxembourg-based association has also set up multiple collaborative and educational projects, screening nights and portfolio shows. The Design Friends’ catalogue of publications contains over 50 designer monographs and a series of DEE magazines, all self-published.
With a background in art history, Nadine Clemens has been working for over fifteen years in contemporary art institutions as a director of art publications, corporate communication and media relations.