Portret Fransje Gimbrere

ABOUT

Fransje Gimbrère is a multidisciplinary designer and art director, born and raised in Tilburg, the textile city of The Netherlands.

In 2017 she graduated from the Design Academy in Eindhoven with her ‘Standing Textile(s)’.

Ever since she has been pursueing her career as designartist, exhibiting around the world with her autonomous work and working as creative director, art director and designer for clients in a wide variety of fields.

Her concepts and designs are a playful combination of function and fantasy.

Through engineering material behaviour or manipulating image and shape she plays with perception, identity, and visual presentation
and creates wondrous worlds that lure you in and stimulate your imagination.

EXHIBITIONS & Awards


COMING UP
'Luxury Fences' at Masterly - The Dutch in Milan
during Milan Design Week, April 20 - 26, 2020

ON SHOW
'Standing Textile(s)' as part of
'Design Transfigured/Waste Reimagined' at
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona
February 1 - May 17, 2020

ON SHOW
'Standing Textile(s)' as part of CIRCULAR>MATERIALISTS at Kazerne,
October 17, 2019 - Spring 2020

'Standing Textile(s)' as part of
'Design Transfigured/Waste Reimagined' at
Georgetown University Art Galleries, Washington DC, October 3 - December 15, 2019

'Luxury Fences' as part of BELOW THE SURFACE by IOIA and Baars & Bloemhof at Broeinest Eindhoven, October 19 - 27, 2019
'Standing Textile(s)' at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, February 1 - May 24, 2020
'Standing Textile(s)' at Bijenkorf The Hague, September 4 - 22, 2019
'Standing Textile(s)' at Masterly The Hague, September 19 - 22, 2019
'Standing Textile(s) as part of Fibre Fixed exhibition at the Design Museum Gent.'
Design Museum Gent, October 25 2018 - April 21, 2019


LECTURE - Composites in Textile
Design Museum Gent, November 19, 2018

'Standing Textile(s) - Special Acoustic Edition' at Broeinest Amsterdam, July 2018 - Januari 2019
Selected work at Driving Dutch Design:
"What's in it for you?" The value of design.
Dutch Design Week 2018, 20-29 October, 2018

'Thrum' at MUTANT MATTER - Dutch Invertuals x FranklinTill, Dutch Design Week 2018, 20-29 October, 2018
'Luxury Fences' at OS & OOS as part of Collectors Circle, Dutch Design Week 2018, 20-29 October, 2018
'Standing Textiles' at Yksi Expo Eindhoven, May 31 - September 1, 2018
'Standing Textiles' at Broeinest Amsterdam, May 28 - July 30, 2018
INDUSTART AWARD WINNER
with 'Standing Textiles' in the category: Interior Objects, May 20, 2018

'Thrum' at MUTANT MATTER - Dutch Invertuals x FranklinTill, Milan, April 15-21, 2018
'Standing Textiles' - Special Acoustic Edition at BarAnne, Salone Del Mobile, Milan, April 15-21, 2018
'Standing Textiles' at DOES Interiors Laren, March 4 - July 30, 2018
'Standing Textiles' at OBJECT Rotterdam, February 9-11, 2018
PUBLIC AWARD WINNER
with 'Standing Textiles' in Galerie Pouloeuff, January 13 - March 4, 2018

PASSAGEN 2018 PRIZEWINNER
'Standing Textiles' at HOMO LUDENS exhibition, during Passagen Interior Design Week Cologne 2018

'Standing Textiles' at the Design Academy Graduation Show, the Dutch Design Week 2017
'Luxury Fences' at HARDCORE exhibition at the Dutch Design Week 2017
KLM pop-up store, San Francisco, October 14-22, 2016
'Comfort Cocoon' for Plane to Product - KLM, Tokyo Design Week 2015
'Comfort Cocoon' for Plane to Product - KLM, Window Display at Bijenkorf Amsterdam, 2015
'Culturally Warped' for I Contest - Print It!, Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol, Textilemuseum Tilburg, the Netherlands 2014
The Teapot Expo - Dutch Design Week 2013

PROUDLY WORKED WITH/FOR


Studio Hagel
Hella Jongerius / Jongeriuslab - ENTRELACS for Lafayette Anticipations Paris
Manus - VR
Bart Hess
Dutch Invertuals - MUTANT MATTER exhibition at Salone Del Mobile 2018, Milan
Acosorb - Acoustic Sculptures project presented at BarAnne during Salone Del Mobile 2018, Milan
TextielLab, Audax Textielmuseum Tilburg
Walter Van Beirendonck - Internship Jul.'15 - Feb.'16
Swarovski - Initiated by DAE
Penitentiaire Inrichting Veenhuizen - Initiated by DAE
CANON - Initiated by DAE
KLM - Initiated by DAE
Niek Pulles - Initiated by DAE