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Aart van Bezooyen

Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Industrial Designer

Member since May 22, 2007

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    Paula Raché and Aart van Bezooyen are two designers traveling around the world in search for sustainable solutions in materials and design. Imagine skateboards and bicycles made of bamboo, online tools for more sustainable packaging, a new educational concept called Green School for children, and locals sharing ideas on sustainability with Green Drinks. After an exiting first four months in eight different countries it is time to look back and share what they have learned so far. While still on the "It's Not Easy Being Green"-Tour (, Paula and Aart are preparing a book, highlighting sustainable lessons learned traveling the world.

    At universities in Brazil, Argentina and Chile Paula and Aart organized lectures and workshops focused on sustainable design. For example students from the PUCPR university in Curitiba have been reusing post-industrial waste for design products and young designers in Santiago de Chile learned how to cook their own bio-plastic. „Having fun with getting your hands dirty and doing serious talks about environmental challenges are a good combination for students“, says Paula. Even though their encounters are concentrated on several days, Paula and Aart are keeping in touch with teachers, students and other greenies via Facebook and trust in the long term effect of their awareness project.

    Visiting design centers in Brazil, Argentina, Australia and Thailand has been very helpful in understanding the different ...

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design