Category Archives: Awards

Nomination Klokhuis Science Prize

The Wearable Breathing Trainer, Brish, is nominated for the Klokhuis Science prize. The initiative by the popular Dutch childrens TV programme puts research projects in the spotlight, that are particularly interesting for their target audience. The Brish shirt is a smart wearable for children who have troubles with breathing, such as asthma and other types […]

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 premieredĀ 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 […]

Best Tech Idea 2018

The Textile Reflexes vest has been nominated by Dutch tech magazine ‘Kijk’ for best tech idea of 2018! There is a public vote, so help this reach #1 by voting for the ‘Corrigerend Robotvest’ Project Hellen van Rees did at the Designlab of theĀ  University of Twente with researchers Geke Ludden & Angelika Mader. To […]

Origin, Passion & Beliefs 2016

Following the success of Origin Passion and Beliefs in 2014 and 2015, Notjustalabel has once again worked with Fiera di Vicenza in identifying and selecting 50 innovative fashion talents from around the world. They are about to take part in building incredible experiences, gaining insights and making connections at the Origin, Passion and Beliefs fair. […]

Hellen van Rees Finalist at TZV2015

Hellen van Rees has been selected as a finalist in the Twentse Zaken Verkiezing 2015 (Twente Business Awards 2015) in the Category Start-up. Other nominees are: Nico Nijenhuis-Clear Flight Solutions, Taco Potze & Mieszko Czyzyk-Goal Gorilla and Edwin Vlieg & Joost Diepenmaat-Money Bird. After several meetings, video taping, a jury presentation and a public vote […]

Exciting project with Vogue Italia and S. Pellegrino

There is rather exciting news to share with you this month. Hellen van Rees is happy to announce she has been chosen by Vogue Italia to be part of the collaborative project between S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 contest and Vogue Italia. The essence of this promising project is the discovery of new talents from […]

Hellen van Rees wins Award

On October 29th the WTC Twente held the festive presentation of the Export award for 2014, Hellen van Rees was selected as the winner of the Award in the Start-up category, after a company visit of the competitions judges, and a short presentation and interview on stage. SES Creative won the main award, congratulations to […]

Hellen van Rees shortlisted for the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize

            Hellen van Rees has been selected as one of 30 designers out of 1221 applicants to continue through to the semi-finals of the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize. The semi-finals will take place on the 26th and 27th of February in Paris. The semi-finalists will get to show a […]

Picoftheday at LVMH prize competition

          Global luxury group LVHM recently launched a big competition for young fashion designers, The LVMH Prize. Having applied for the competition, Hellens work is now selected as picture of the day, by the LVMH team. The applications for the competition are still pen, so keep your fingers crossed for the […]