ABOUT

Creative Direction, Concept development, Editorial Design, Website design, Spatial Installation, Visual essays, Lookbooks, Displaying Collections, Visual Research

STUDIO IF is the design practice of Irma Foldenyi (HU/NL).

BIO

Since 2010 I have been working as a designer, researcher and creative director for design companies, studios, academia, musea and cultural initiatives. Besides my studio practice I’m teaching at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam (Jewellery Department) Design Academy Eindhoven Masters and Sint Lucas Antwerpen, where I am also working as a researcher in jewellery at Precious Dialogues. I am co-founder of research and design project ‘Jewellery Perspectives’ together with curator Evelien Bracke. Below a selection of clients, projects and more.

CLIENTS

Design Academy Eindhoven, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Philips Design Probes, Open Society Institutes, Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Studio Makkink and Bey, Van Abbemuseum and more.

SELF INITIATED

Jewellery Perspectives in collaboration with curator Evelien Bracke (BE), 2016 onwards.

TEACHING

Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam, New Frontiers course, 2017 onwards), Sint Lucas School of Arts (Studio Sieraad, 2017 onwards), Gerrit Rietveld Academy (Amsterdam, Linking Bodies – Jewellery Department, 2020 onwards,)

EDUCATION

Design Academy Eindhoven (NL, Social Design Masters 2012 cum laude) Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design (HU, Product Designer MA 2009), Goldsmith Technical School (HU, Budapest, 2004)

SERIOUS PLAY

Researcher in jewellery at Sint Lucas School of Arts, Antwerpen (2019-20), Designer at Philips Design Probes (NL, Eindhoven, 2010-11), Researcher at Kitchen Budapest Medialab (HU, 2008-10), Project assistant at Baltan Laboratories (Eindhoven, 2010-11)

AWARDS

Talent Award by Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie NL (2014), Hungarian Design Award (2010)

CONNECT

hello@studio-if.nl

STUDIO

1e Pijnackerstraat 38, 3038 GJ, Rotterdam