Trend forecaster and Founder of Trend Union / Studio Edelkoort, Mentor of the Master in Textiles from Farm to Fabric to Fashion
Lidewij Edelkoort is a well-known forecaster of trends and society. She is a colour designer, publisher and design curator. An educator at heart, she directed the Design Academy Eindhoven for ten years, initiated the School of Form in Poland and is the former Dean of Hybrid Design at the New School/Parsons. She is widely acclaimed for writing the Anti-Fashion Manifesto that still remains relevant since being published in 2014.
As a founding partner of the Master in Textiles from Farm to Fabric to Fashion, she will combine her critical insights in shaping another, kinder environment for students, enlightening them with in depth knowledge along the different steps of creation.