I’m Adriaan. I am a creative technologist, designer, and critical thinker. I work to reframe technology’s impact on society, especially concerning individual agency and social responsibility. By using intrigue and fascination, I want to strengthen people’s creative potential.
Below is a selection of academic and professional projects. Feel free to also browse my playground for more personal and playful projects.
Using tangible metaphors to design an interface for smarter interactions with the technology in our homes.
Food For Thought
Leveraging food to combat rising resentments through game during the height of the European refugee crisis.
Bringing the garden into the home creates new opportunities for individuals and communities.
Creating evocative multisensory encounters to make our daily lives more engaging and colorful.
Giving online mobile services a physical shape to introduce Volkswagen’s Car-Net service to the Paris Motor Show.
Philips Project Illuminate
Project Illuminate sought out ways to exemplify the value of smart lighting in retail spaces.
An ancient nordic strategic board game.
Highlighting narcissistic tendencies around an observer's reflection
By connecting two physically remote locations to one another, new barriers are introduced.
Using ceramics to cool the air employing ancient knowledge