Sabine Marcelis is a Dutch/New Zealand product designer who has her studio based in Rotterdam, (NL). After graduating from Design Academy Eindhoven in 2011 she has been working as an independent designer and has received several awards for her work including the 2012 Braun Prize. The importance of collaborations are a big part of Sabine’s vision for design, she has undertaken various collaborative efforts with other designers, industry and brands. Sabine works across a varied field within design but always strives to create a dialogue between the object and the user. She sees her designs as experiences, not mere static pieces; with functionality complimented through aesthetics at the core.