Studio Dust is founded by Annemarie Piscaer. She is a designer, researcher, and lecturer product design. She graduated (BA) at ‘the Design Academy Eindhoven’, at the departement ‘Man and Well-Being’, with “beauty of the insignificant”; a series of rugs made from wool dust. Since then she is fascinated with the industrial waste dust, and up-cycling material.
She worked during her internship at the trend forecasting agency Studio Edelkoort Paris, and worked previous as an industrial textile designer for the Cradle to Cradle company Desso.
In June 2017 she graduated at the Master Education in Arts at Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam, where she conducted a research about the changing practice of a designer where design is relating to complex ecological issue’s in transdisciplinary settings like a City-Lab and the consequences for design education; this resulted in the thesis ‘As a Designer, I’m an Expert, I’m an Amateur: Operating on the Fluid Boundaries of the Design Profession’ and the educational project ‘GO TO THE MOON AND BACK’.
She is part of the Stadslab Luchtkwaliteit; a City-Lab that researches possible solutions for the bad air quality in Rotterdam.