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Lidewij Edelkoort joins us to discuss the creative struggles and fun with sustainability and purpose in the high-end textiles & fashion business.

Textiles Talk — © Kazerne

Join us at Kazerne | Home of Design with world-famous trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort, for a conversation about the creative struggles (and fun) with sustainability and purpose in the high-end textiles & fashion business. Moderated by Jeroen Junte.

Shiran Gort, Founder FOUR LEAVES

Shiran is an entrepreneur with a taste for contemporary fashion who likes to mix-up the discussion and mash worlds together. In 2018 he founded Four Leaves - a lifestyle brand that creates with purpose, for a purpose.

Borre Akkersdijk, CCO & Co-founder BYBORRE

Borre has been involved in textile development for over 12 years. He is working on the mission of bringing transparency to the industry and democratising the supply chain. In 2015 he co-founded BYBORRE - an Amsterdam based textile innovation studio working on the frontiers of scalable bespoke textile development and production.

Gerben van der Zwaard, Strategy director Dentsu Creative

Gerben runs the agency’s hub that specialises in brand positioning and identity work. His team helps build brands from the bottom up through positioning, identity, customer experience and brand proposition development.

About Four Leaves

Four Leaves offers you honest bed linen, towels and more. All of the highest quality. Fresh, comfy, tailor-made fabrics in organic cotton. Designed with great attention to small details. For you to relax, unwind and play in. And fair-play along the way. For every duvet cover set sold, we provide a Children’s Homes with a sleeping bag. For every towel set we donate a towel and with our handmade chess set comes a year of school. This social impact starts in Sri Lanka, our founder’s birth country.

Shiran Gort-Jankie — © FOUR LEAVES

Borre Akkersdijk — © BYBORRE

Gerben van der Zwaard

Centre area, Kazerne – Home of Design, Paradijslaan 2-8
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