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Jorre van Ast

Jorre van Ast, born 1980, studied industrial and product design at the University of Professional Education in Den Haag and at the Royal College of Art in London. After finishing his studies, he started working as a freelancer with his Studio Jorre van Ast in London as part of the OKAY studio collective. Jorre van Ast is a member of the board of the Dutch Creative Council.

In the field of design, Jorre van Ast considers the creation of entirely new typologies the greatest challenge. For him, innovation emerges from the use of innovative production technologies or new materials. The quest for sustainability is an important aspect of his work.

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