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Design the (work) life you'll love

When designing your (work) life, it all starts with getting to know yourself better. Discover who you are with a set of expressive stickers!

Designer Iris Jönsthövel — © Picture taken at Creative Life event 2022

Designer Iris offers a Design Approach to Life. The first and most important step is about really getting to know yourself. With hands-on templates and associative sticker prompts you’ll be exploring things about yourself that make you excited and inspired by your own unique personality!

A Design Approach to Life: Why?

From an early age we are confronted with the question of what we want to be when we grow up. In our final years of school this question becomes more urgent, but we have never been taught an approach on how to go about answering this question. Sooner or later many of us find ourselves in a life and/or career that’s not the right fit or lose motivation because we don’t know what really drives us. We see it happening everywhere: engagement levels drop, people burn or bore out and the overall state of well-being is declining because of this problem.

The truth is, we lack a process - a design process - for figuring out what we want, whom we want to grow into, and how to create a life we love. Right now, when people feel stuck one of the few options they have is to turn to a career- or life coach for guidance, which can be daunting, expensive or just not the right fit.

But I believe, regardless of age, or stage in life, anyone can learn how to design their lives for themselves, when they apply the same tools designers use when imagining a future that doesn’t yet exist.

DDW Workshop session

I provide people with a design approach to life by offering hands-on design tools that help them with cultivating personal & professional growth in an intentional & accessible way. During the DDW workshop I offer people the opportunity to take some time out of their day and creatively explore the question: What makes you who you are? Because when designing your life, the first and most important step is getting to know yourself better. I provide the visitor with design tools: a background template, colourful pens and a set of expressive stickers, and guide them in exploring things about themselves that they are proud of and make them excited. After 1,5 hours they will walk away feeling proud and inspired by their own unique personality!

DDW details: when & where?

On Thursday 27 OCT & Friday 28 OCT you can join me for a 1,5 hour workshop session at The Student Hotel. I offer three time slots during these two days and make sure to hold space for you to focus, create and get away from the busyness of the event and just let you sticker away for the time being. Everything we will be doing is done in a very positive and accessible way so don't worry about having any 'skills' or not. It doesn't matter, just come as you are!

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About Iris Jönsthövel

My name is Iris, I’m a designer from the Netherlands and the founder of Alta - High on Life. One year ago I founded my small business to be able to provide people with A Design Approach to Life by offering hands-on design tools to start designing their (work) life. It’s my mission to help individuals with cultivating personal growth in an intentional, creative and expressive way so that they can feel excited & fearless about living their life to the fullest.

Workshop materials: templates & stickers

The Design Approach to Life - A hands-on toolkit — © product by Iris Jönsthövel

Workshop materials: the template & stickers

Station area, The Student Hotel Eindhoven, Stationsweg 1
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Wifi available
Dogs allowed
Toilets available