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 Kaurin is a multidisciplinary designer working in architectural, interior and colour design, creating environments that optimise human health and wellbeing. She holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Architecture and an MSc in Colour Dynamics (Environmental Colour Design) from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Architecture. She is working on urban rehabilitation projects designing urban colour plans and chromatic city maps, as well as designing public and residential buildings. She is interested in the methodologies of urban colour mapping and participatory design involving local communities. She is vice president of ICA-Belgium and a member of AIC Study Groups on Environmental Colour Design and Colour Education.
Through her work, she has travelled extensively and finds an endless source of inspiration in different places, cultures and ways of life, but above all people.
Inez Michiels is director at CITY OF 8 design semantics research association and cofounder, board member of the ICA-Belgium Interdisciplinary Colour Association. She is professor Colour and Design Semantics at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels de La Cambre in Brussels. She obtained a Master of Arts from the Artesis-Plantijn Hogeschool in Antwerp. In cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and the University of Antwerp, dep. of communication sciences she did research into the link between art and emotion. She is a guest lecturer at the University of Antwerp, dep. interior architecture and at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore US, dep. graphic design. She is a member of the AIC Study Group on Environmental Colour Design.