Aart van Bezooijen is a Dutch material expert. In 2005, he founded Material Stories, an agency that offers material consulting, material research, innovation workshops, lectures and trend reports. Since 2012, he works as professor for material and technology transfer at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design establishing the university’s material collection.
Paula Raché is a graphic designer and researcher born in Berlin. Paula works as freelance designer and focuses on connecting design with society to encourage people’s critical and creative thinking. She joins Material Stories for projects that include graphic, packaging and exhibition design.