sofie    leenen

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sofie leenen
sofieleenen@hotmail.com

Amsterdam, the Netherlands 
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studio
2018-present         founded and owner                                    _sofie    leenen


collaborations   
2020-2021            TextielLab  Tilburg, The Netherlands         _passementerie department
2019                       Bothy Project  Eigg, Scotland                     _self-directed residency, research on wool
2017-2018             TextielLab  Tilburg, The Netherlands         _weaving department
2017                       The Glass Factory  Boda, Sweden            _mouth-blown glass atelier 
                                                                                               _workshop organized by Oasis & Lagoon


exhibitions   
2022                       TextielMuseum, collective exhibition; Secrets of Making #2  ->on show until June 4th 2023   
2020                      Dutch Design Week, online program 2020    
2020                      Pure Talents Contest, nominated participation, IMM cologne
2019                       Crafts Council Nederland, how&wow, Dutch Design Week     
2018                       Graduation Show, Design Academy Eindhoven, Dutch Design Week  
 

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freelance designer  

2020-2022            Aleksandra Gaca                                _textile design
2019-2021              atelier Tomas Dirrix                            _spatial design and material research

2018                       TextielLab, TextielMuseum                 _development weaving department and material research
2017-2018              Müller van Tol, Bas van Tol                 _exhibition design and spatial design
                       

internships
2016-2017              Müller van Tol, Bas van Tol                _exhibition design and spatial design
2012                        Piet Hein Eek                                       _product design
2011-2012               Tenback de Groof Architecten         _architectural and spatial design


education
2013 – 2018           Design Academy Eindhoven             _bachelor of arts, department man and well-being
                                                                                               _compas: atelier color and architecture  and  atelier video
2009 – 2013          SintLucas, Boxtel                               _department: stand, store, product– design
2005 – 2009         Montessori College Eindhoven


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