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).
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.
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.
Jewellery Perspectives in collaboration with curator Evelien Bracke (BE), 2016 onwards.
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,)
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)
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)
Talent Award by Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie NL (2014), Hungarian Design Award (2010)
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