Hortus

This film focuses on the the juxtaposition of nature and culture, illustrated by the dizzying mirrored scenes in this cactus hothouse near Amsterdam.

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Hortus

This film focuses on the the juxtaposition of nature and culture, illustrated by the dizzying mirrored scenes in this cactus hothouse near Amsterdam.

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Trust Architecture

Trust is becoming a rare commodity in the finance world. This paper examines the design tactics financial institutions are using to regain trust after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis.

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Trust Architecture

Trust is becoming a rare commodity in the finance world. This paper examines the design tactics financial institutions are using to regain trust after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis.

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Terre a Terre

Terre à terre is a project to dig up local clay, process it and return it to the landowners as tableware.

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Terre a Terre

Terre à terre is a project to dig up local clay, process it and return it to the landowners as tableware.

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SuperNova

SuperNova is the outcome of discussions on genre, archetypes of cinema, pastiche and typecasting, with visitors to Cinema Nova. Ben spent evenings chatting with cinema goers, interviewing them about their cinema passions.

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SuperNova

SuperNova is the outcome of discussions on genre, archetypes of cinema, pastiche and typecasting, with visitors to Cinema Nova. Ben spent evenings chatting with cinema goers, interviewing them about their cinema passions.

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Two Designers, One Cup

Intellectual design projects are made to present to an elite design audience. Designer’s presentations focus on showing genesis/process/research, and the object merely represents it’s complex story.

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Two Designers, One Cup

Intellectual design projects are made to present to an elite design audience. Designer’s presentations focus on showing genesis/process/research, and the object merely represents it’s complex story.

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The Museum of the Future Past

This archive of the Future Past maps the coming 25 years of personal and renewable energy. It illustrates four speculative social phenomena – Fans, Tribes, Radicals and Idlers. Who will choose the future and write history?

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The Museum of the Future Past

This archive of the Future Past maps the coming 25 years of personal and renewable energy. It illustrates four speculative social phenomena – Fans, Tribes, Radicals and Idlers. Who will choose the future and write history?

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DNA Lottery

In Dutch Design Week 2013, Ben offered visitors the chance to have their DNA decoded by a commercial lab.

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DNA Lottery

In Dutch Design Week 2013, Ben offered visitors the chance to have their DNA decoded by a commercial lab.

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Design in Krisis

Ben’s Masters thesis was entitled Design in Krisis. It examines design in economic crisis, and design’s changing role, from things to thinking. Ben uses the word Krisis to indicate a removal from the mediatised culture of crisis.

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Design in Krisis

Ben’s Masters thesis was entitled Design in Krisis. It examines design in economic crisis, and design’s changing role, from things to thinking. Ben uses the word Krisis to indicate a removal from the mediatised culture of crisis.

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Financial Time

For the final installation of his Thesis, Design in Krisis – Ben created a newspaper comparing the conflicting interests of governments, financial institutions and citizens.

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Financial Time

For the final installation of his Thesis, Design in Krisis – Ben created a newspaper comparing the conflicting interests of governments, financial institutions and citizens.

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Genk Factory

As part of his Thesis into Design in Krisis – Ben conducted research into the closing of the Ford Plant in Genk, outlining some possible future scenarios for work.

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Genk Factory

As part of his Thesis into Design in Krisis – Ben conducted research into the closing of the Ford Plant in Genk, outlining some possible future scenarios for work.

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