Author Archives: Hellen van Rees

Keynote at EuroHaptics Conference

From September 6-9 the EuroHaptics conference will take place in Leiden, The Netherlands. Eurohaptics is a major international conference on haptics and touch enabled computer applications, and the primary European meeting for researchers in this field. Hellen was approached for a keynote talk at this conference. Keynote Title : Textiles as a medium for haptics […]

Exhibit at Museum Oyfo

Slowly we’re getting back to a more normal life, we can eat out, have small parties and museums are also starting to open their doors. While all was closed we’ve been working on an exhibit at the Oyfo Museum in Hengelo based on their textile industry collection. The museum recently re-opened premiering this work! The […]

Wearable Breathing Trainer wins first episode of ‘Briljant!’

The new TV show Briljant! is a search for the most creative and innovative concepts that will make our country greener, more social, cleaner or easier. The first episode premiered on RTL 4. During the show, designer Hellen van Rees presented the wearable breathing trainer for children. She won the episode with her pitch and will […]

Exhibition at BMU Berlin Fashion Week opening event.

As­­­­ part of the upcoming Berlin Fashion Week in January, the Federal Ministry for the Environment is hosting an opening event on how to make fashion of the future more environmentally sound. The Beneficial Design Institute co-organizez it and will exhibit particularly successful examples of innovative, sustainable and well-designed fashion. The aim is to show how attractive, […]

Future Fashion Lab, Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a new event. The Future Fashion Lab has started! Through a combination of exhibitions, talks, workshops, screenings and shopping, the Future Fashion Lab aims to raise awareness amongst the audience for positive change. Examples and activities of designers and craftspeople from around the globe, who operate at the forefront of sustainability are […]

Dutch Design Week

Yes, it’s that time of year again, lots of presentations coming up, including the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven! Hellen van Rees’ work is present at two locations. A selection of the collection is on display at the brand new fashiontech hotspot in Eindhoven, the Fashiontech Farm. It is an initiative by Marina Toeters, owner […]

Exhibition during Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week

On October 4th the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week will start, also in Enschede, The Netherlands! Part of this, is a pop up exhibition in the city centre where Hellen van Rees will show part of her work along with five other designers, Paul Kruize, Annemieke Koster of Enschede Textielstad, Jasmijn Miltenburg, Danya Weevers and Anna […]