About

Marjolein Grotenhuis has a passion for textiles, color and prints. As a designer she uses colour as the essence of her work, not as a detail. Grotenhuis is born in 1987 in Zieuwent, the Netherlandand she is graduated in Product Design at ArtEZ School of the Arts in 2016. Marjoleins work arises from an experimental and investigative, hands-on mentality. Mostly with a focus on the material and main thing: colour. Grotenhuis’ loves to combine high tech with the handmade. Undoubtedly, her specialization took place in the screen printing workshop. With this craftsmanship as a favorite, she sought more challenges. This chance she received by studying for 5 months at Aalto University in Helsinki, where she gained knowledge and experience about crafts such as printing, knitting and weaving. Marjolein works from her studio at Industrial Park Kleefse Waard (IPKW). From this studio she will continue working on her collection and new ideas will be developed. All her products that are applicable in the an interior and / or on a body. In her graduation collection ‘Vals Plat, all the ingredients that feature Marjoleins work come together: silk screen, printing, colors, textiles and paper. Created with in depth knowledge and free experimentation. Grotenhuis’ loves to combine high tech with the handmade.

 

Expositions

2018 | CURRENT > Exhibition at FIRST EET CAFE, Markt 27 Arnhem NL (opening ours: www.first-eet.nl)

2018 | HereRightNow – store for future essentials/ Fashion + Design Festival, curated by O.P.A  (1 June – 8 July)
2018 |  Festival Design Kwartier Den Haag NL, Hilton Hotel  (1/2/3/ June)
2018 | Talente 2018, Internationale Handwerkmesse, Munich DE
2018 | De ambachtsman als ontdekkingsreiziger, National Maritime Museum, Amsterdam NL
2017 | Dutch Design Week, HOW&WOW curated by Crafts Council NL, Veem Eindhoven NL
2017 | Dutch Design Week, COMMON GROUND, ‘Graduates’, TAC Eindhoven NL
2017 | Fashion, Design and Sustainability/Fashion + Design Festival, Rozet Arnhem NL
2017 | ArtEZ finals graduation show,‘Common Ground’, | Arnhem NL
2016 | Graduation Exhibition ‘Vals Plat’ | Arnhem Coming Soon | Arnhem NL
2014 | Collective Arnhem Product | TAPE | Arnhem
2012 | Jewellery exposition | Coming Soon | Arnhem

Education

2016 | ArtEZ University of the Arts | Department Product Design | Bachelor | Arnhem, NL
2015 | Fashion and Collection Design | Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture | Helsinki, FIN
2014 | Workshop Camper Shoes | ArtEZ Arnhem, NL
2014 | Internship | Ontwerpduo | Eindhoven, NL
2014 | Workshop Camper Shoes | ArtEZ Arnhem, NL
2013 | Workshop Clarks Shoes | ArtEZ Arnhem, NL
2012 | Shoe workshop | Fred de la Bretoniere Company | ArtEZ Arnhem, NL