Dutch artist and innovator; creative thinker and maker of social designs that explore the relation between people, technology and space. From an early age, has been driven by nature’s gifts such as luminous fireflies or jellyfish. Fascination for nature and technology is reflected in iconic works such as SMOG FREE PROJECT (the largest outdoor air purifier, which turns smog into jewellery), VAN GOGH PATH (a bicycle path that glows at night), and SPACE WASTE LAB to visualize and capture space waste. Studied fine arts; graduate, the Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, with a Master’s in Architecture. Founded Studio Roosegaarde in 2007; works with team of designers and engineers for a better future at studios in Rotterdam and Shanghai.