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We Heart, October 2013

This article was written 11 years ago.

The Design Academy Eindhoven graduate show was one of the highlights of Dutch Design Week. I wrote a series of profile pieces for online design and lifestyle magazine, We Heart, about some of the top graduates. This is a piece about Martijn van Strein and his project Dystopian Brutalist Outerwear.
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“How we think affects how things are.” So said Ilse Crawford as she explained the different types of work at the Design Academy Eindhoven graduate show titled Self Unself. Some of the work, whilst certainly fully resolved, remains conceptual in its ambition. One example is Dystopian Brutalist Outerwear by Martijn van Strein, winner of one of four Keep An Eye Foundation grants.

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Katie Treggiden is also the founder and director of Making Design Circular — an international membership community and online learning platform for environmentally conscious designers, makers, artists and craftspeople.
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