2013 – 2014 / Foundation course in 3D-Design & Architecture at Central Saint Martins College (London, UK)
2014 – 2019 / BA at the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Man & Communication Department (Eindhoven, NL)
2015 Dec. / Participation at Depot Basels Forum for an Attitude about design education (Basel, CH)
2017 Sept – Jan. / Erasmus semester at Hyperwerk, the Institute for Postindustrial Design at FHNW (Basel, CH)


2011 June – July / Internship with chef Julia Kutas at Hiddenkitchen (Vienna, AT)
2012 May – June / Internship with Lukas Feireiss for the The World Is Not Fair fair by Raumlabor (Berlin, DE)
2012 Aug – Oct / Internship with food photographer Reinhard Hunger (Hamburg, DE)
2016 Feb. – May / Internship with Earlwyn Covington, curatorial work at Palais de Tokyo (Paris, FR)
2017 April – June / Internship with Matylda Krzykowski at Depot Basel (Basel, CH)


2016 Feb. – May / Exhibition curation assistance for Do Disturb Festival at Palais de Tokyo (Paris, FR)
2016 July / Exhibition concept and curation assistance for Symbiosis at Paris Design Week (Paris, FR)

2017 April / Multimedia Exhibition production of #TVClerici and Design Date at Salone de Mobile (Milan, IT)
2018 January / Multimedia Solo Exhibition C#ke Stories at the Academy of Art and Design Basel (Basel, CH)
2018 May / Exhibition collaboration with Marisa Miller for #smothered at TAC Eindhoven (Eindhoven, NL)
2019 May – July / Exhibition Counter Cookie Cutter Culture for the Design programme at Bienal da Maia (Maia, PT)
2019 September / Exhibition Taste The Now for Urban Food & Design at Vienna Design Week (Vienna, AT)
2019 October / Multimedia Exhibition Polycreative at Dutch Design Week (Eindhoven, NL)


2010 / Founder of Cakes Are Not Evil baking business (Berlin, DE)
2016 June – July / Art director for
 the &beyond collective for a publication project (Berlin, DE)
2016/17 Nov. / Teaching workshops on collage-making at the University of Manchester (Manchester, UK)
2017 April / Producer of the Design Academy Eindhoven show #TVclerici at Salone del Mobile (Milan, IT)
2017 April / Coordinating the Design Date with Jurgen Bey, Ilse Crawford, Marcus Fairs and Job Smeets (Milan, IT)

2017 April / Lecture on Cake & Serendipity for TEOK Basel (Basel, CH)
2018 January / Founder of the speculative design institution
The School of Cake (Basel, CH)
2018 June / Event planning of performative dinner series for the online project Vicarious Life (IT, DE, NL)
2018 July – 2021 January / Communications Manager at The Dutch Institute of Food & Design (Berlin, DE)
2018 October / Coordination of the Food & Design Manifesto workshop for The DIFD at the DDW (Eindhoven, NL)

2019 February / Teaching a cake workshop for businesswomen at Babes Brunch by Wishbone (Berlin, DE)
2019 July / Teaching the Taste Your Feelings workshop and tutoring at the Illustration School (Porto, PT)
2019 August / Co-founder of studio_lovell together with Sophie Lovell (Berlin, DE)
2019 October – 2021 June / Head of Communications the ChefsList Start-Up, an app for food suppliers (Berlin, DE)
2021 January / Co-founder of The Common Table – a platform for food futures and systemic change (Berlin, DE)

Further Links

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