Sanne Visser, Ambassador

Short Bio

Sanne is a London-based material design researcher and maker. She is a PhD researcher and Associate Lecturer at the Centre for Circular Design at Chelsea College, University of the Arts London (UAL), and runs her own design practice, Studio Sanne Visser. She graduated from Material Futures at Central Saint Martins in 2016. She has exhibited her work at major institutions worldwide, such as the Textielmuseum (NL), Museu del Disseny de Barcelona (ES), Science Gallery Dublin, Tate Modern (UK) and The Design Museum (UK).

Sanne has previously been nominated for various awards including the AFFA Awards, H100 Award, New Material Award and the Katerva Award. Her main interest as a Design Researcher is material innovation, sustainability and future thinking. The production process is highly important in her practice, where craft meets innovation and systems design. Sanne is mainly recognised for her ongoing research investigating the potential of human hair waste as a new resource.