Panel Discussion: Cultures of Design

Presented as part of Seeing Orange: Dutch Design at CCA
April 11, 2013 7:00 pm
Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus

Free and open to the public

More info: Contact Emily McVarish at, or see Seeing Orange: Dutch Design Week at CCA

Join us for a panel discussion featuring local Dutch designers and moderated by CCA Interaction Design chair Kristian Simsarian.

Panelists will share their work/thinking/design approach/philosophy, followed by audience Q&A.

Maaike Evers
Anke Pierik
Marieke van der Poel

Additional Guest Participants

Peter Sikking
Sikking is a leading user-interaction architect. He runs high‐profile interaction design projects for clients ranging from blue‐chip multi­nationals to startups. A pioneer of methods emphasizing product vision and value delivery, he is known for swiftly getting to the heart of the matter and focusing his team on solving the real problem. He teaches and mentors the next generation of interaction architects. His contribution to the user interaction industry and open‐source projects form the basis for his publications and lectures.

Maarten Baptist
Designer and founder of JOINE Office for Design, Baptist has an affinity with food and an interest in the restaurant business. He graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven in 2002. His widely recognized "Open Air" cutlery accelerated his career. He went on to found the collaborative WATdesign (a studio he cofounded with Jan Habraken) before founding JOINE Office for Design. Read his full bio »

This program is funded, in part, by public funds from the Netherlands Consulate General in New York.