They design products, small or big, for themselves and for others. They focus on high quality and originality. They arrange workshops and lectures for companies and schools around the world. They both work as designers as well as inventors, not minding to get our hands dirty. This attitude enables us to fine-tune our products to a satisfying perfection.
Some of their clients are Paul Smith, Adidas, MoMA, De Bijenkorf, Design Museum London, The Cooper Hewitt NY, SUN Microsystems, Skanska, Mittal Steel, Clarins, Design Academy Eindhoven, Element, Moss, Lane Crawford Hong Kong.
Studio OOOMS is run by Guido Ooms and Karin van Lieshout. Guido Ooms (’74) graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2000. After working as a freelance designer at different compan ies he started his own studio. Next to running the studio he also teaches design at the School of Arts in Utrecht.
Karin van Lieshout (’74) graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2001. She has a degree in teaching and worked in various designcollectives before she joined forces with Guido.
As a team, they fuel one another’s creativity with wit and humour. Both designers have their own qualities, each contributing to a part of studio OOOMS. Guido’s enthousiasm and playful approach towards almost everything makes sure the that studio has enough new ideas coming in. Karin’s down-to-earth attitude makes sure that the good ideas become reality.