Dave Hakkens: guest lecturer of the year

Designer and concept developer Dave Hakkens from Helmond will be this years 'guest lecturer of the year' at ILS. Four years ago, Hakkens attracted worldwide attention with his project Phonebloks. With Precious Plastic, he is now focusing on recycling plastic. During three seminars, Hakkens will share his knowledge and vision with the students of ILS. His first lecture will be Wednesday November 8th.

Lecture lama Michel

November 14th, ILS welcomes a special guest. Lama Michel Rinpoche will then give a lecture on meaning and quality of life. Rinpoche is a much sought-after international speaker who has dedicated his life to the study of happiness and spirituality. He is known as an inspirator who knows how to link Buddhist teaching perfectly with our busy, Western lifestyle. Everyone is welcome to attend this lecture. You can order your free tickets here. Location is building P3, Professor Goossensenslaan 1 in Tilburg. The lecture starts at 7 pm.

Trend tours ILS

At the end of September, six students of the excellence program of ILS, together with lecturers Rudy van Belkom and Bodil Jurg, visited the London Design Fair. They were invited by the Dutch Embassy in London to give trend tours at the fair. For seven years in a row students of the excellence program hosted trend tours during the Dutch Design Week at Strijp-S in Eindhoven. ‘This special invitation from London felt like a cherry on the cake’, says Van Belkom. ‘For most visitors art and design projects are inspiring but only a few actually grasp the underlying meaning. That’s why our students linked the most innovative designs of LDF exhibitors to the major trends that are currently affecting

Spotlight: Heal Interior Design

Students of ILS learn their profession in real life. That is why International Lifestyle Studies works together with companies from the Netherlands and abroad. In the first two years of the programme, these companies act as project owners. In their third year, students can also approach them for their internships. On Join ILS, these companies introduce themselves on a regulary basis. Company name Heal Interior Design Representative Shirley Dap Working together with ILS since 2012 Sectors Health, Living What kind of company is Heal Interior Design? ‘HEAL means Humanity, Environment and Love. I develop environmental concepts for different target groups that should increase well-being. For care

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