Jeannette is founder of the ColourProfessionals institute in Antwerp, Burcht. A training center for colour specialists, with a diverse offer of courses and training in the field of colour. She believes that real understanding of colour can only be achieved by experiencing the interactions of colour and that it involves life long learning. Jeannette is a member of the scientific international organization AIC-color and member of 3 international study groups on Color Education, Environmental Color Design and The Language of Colour. She is Co-founder of the Belgian Association ICA Belgium.
Besides working with colour, Jeannette loves to travel. These travels are often
with a colour theme. She likes to visit conferences, trade fairs and exhibitions at home and abroad to keep abreast of new developments in the field of trends and colour.
Maja is an independent designer living in Brussels, Belgium, with special interest in pattern, colour and form in a concept of space. She graduated in Architecture and holds a Master of Science in Colour Dynamics (Environmental Colour Design) by Budapest University of Technology and Economics. She values multidisciplinary approach and works internationally in architectural, interior, surface and colour design.
Through her work she has traveled extensively and finds an endless source of inspiration in places she has seen and lived at, in different cultures and ways of life, but above all the people.
An is an image coach and founder of the company Anabelle. She graduated in Hotelmanagement and completed successfully the training for Colour & Style Consultancy.
She is convinced that colour is a wonderful tool to use while strengthening your self-confidence. An is interested in all aspects of colour and also in psychology.
Inez is Co-founder of City of 8, research association in the field of design semantics. She is researcher, consultant and author on this subject. She is an international trainer. Inez has a Master of Arts and was member of the research group at the Artesis-Plantijn University College in Antwerp Belgium. She is Co-founder of the Belgian Association ICA Belgium.
Inez believes in colour as a means of communication, having a strong symbolic content. Nothing can be said about colour without taking into account the context, the surroundings, the culture, the viewer. That is why she believes in ICA Belgium as an interdisciplinary approach towards colour.
Claire De Maere
Claire graduated in fashion studies ESMOD, and has a Master in Business Administration and international representation. She is a colour, style & trend specialist, and a colour, trends and design semantics trainer at City of 8. She is Co-founder of the Belgian Association ICA Belgium.
Advisory to the board
Filip is product designer, colour trend specialist and effect-colour consultant for several clients of Merck KGaA. He holds lectures and works with designers and clients in Europe, USA, the Middle East and Asia. He designed several inspiration-styling materials and trend forecasts for various industries: architecture, automotive and consumer goods. The tools are designed and managed throughout the whole process: from concept- and trend influence phase, over theme and story-telling, lab formulation collaboration until final customer presentations and video’s. Filip conducted several successful CMF projects with car manufacturers and consumer electronics producers. He holds a Board position at the global organization Color Marketing Group.