Ineke Hans (NL, 1966) studied product design at Acadamy of Arts Arnhem and graduated with an MA in Furniture design from the Royal College of Art (London) in 1995 before setting up her studio in The Netherlands in 1998.
She started by initiating furniture and product collections herself, still sold via INEKEHANS | COLLECTION today. Now STUDIO | INEKEHANS designs and works with a small team on a wide range of 3D projects.
The studio designs for innovative and international design manufactures like Arco, Cappellini, Chi ha paura...?, Iittala, Lensvelt, Magis, Offecct, Royal Ahrend, RoyalVKB, SCP and for clients as: Cooper Hewitt Museum (NY), Royal Dutch Forestguard, Shorefast Foundation Canada and Dutch governmental organisations.
Ineke is seen as one of the leading Dutch designers and highly valued for her down-to-earth and hybrid design approach with a focus on detail, function and clarity and an interest in the vernacular. Old and brand new production methods are used in intelligent, unconventional ways.