Love sexy robot @mchaste and bad boy #biks. Chief Happiness Officer during the day & event organiser at night. Former host @Utrecht_CM. I dig: design, ux, banjo's, cake & conferences. Current addiction: John Mayer.
Branding, corporate identities, SCRUM, project management, baking cakes and bread, preparing for city trips and hugging my dog.
Playing the banjo, saying no and networking.
You knows best till somebody else proves otherwise.
Chip Kidd and the way his house is the same as his mind. And Dolly Parton, that woman is the best!
I kill with sugar
Owning my own bakery.
How to make speculaas meringues.
Karlijn’s CreativeMornings activity
Pepe Marais Action
Don't give someone a cup of coffee if you need a favor back, just ask them for the favor. It builds trust.
You have to have confidence in yourself and your own ability, before you're willing to help another.
If eyes are the window to the soul, ears are the fucking DOOR.
Lulu Miller Catapulting Chance into your Stupid Head
There's no line item on a balance sheet for 'give a damn,' but it's the most valuable thing you've got in the business.
It's not the what or the how, but it's the WHY, that is at the heart of creative entrepreneurs. It's the WHY that sparks the revolution.
Casey Gerald Purpose is the New Bottom Line
I don't want to depend on my boss, I don't want to depend on a company, or a brand... I can only rely on myself.
Ideas are nothing. Doing is everything.
Ji Lee The Importance of Personal Projects
In the Netherlands we tend to forget how important freedom is, because we have it.
When I think of freedom, I think of creatives that make art or software and go to jail for that.
Welcome to creative midnights. A real creative wakes up at 11, right.
Inspiration lies on the street in front of you.
We accept that with innovation comes mistakes.
Life is so difficult when you don't know what you're talking about.
Design is not about design.
If you wait for someone to create it for you, you will wait forever.
The opposite of failure is open-mindedness.