designboom interview: li edelkoort designboom interview: li edelkoort
apr 14, 2000

designboom interview: li edelkoort

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li edelkoort was born in wageningen, netherlands in 1950, she works in paris as coordinator of 2 research centers on trend-forecasting: studio edelkoort and trend union; she is publisher of bloom, interior view and view on colour 3 visionary magazines (united publishers).

li edelkoort is involved in a humanitarian project heartwear, a non profit organization, helping third world producer with a concrete mail order catalogue, where consumer expectations meet local crafts. the profits remain to the community. since 1999 li edelkoort is chairwoman at the design academy of eindhoven.

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