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Inspiration strikes for new projects and ideas when we begin working with interesting materials and production techniques.

Niels Datema

Kigali, Rwanda

Niels joined MASS in January 2018 and works as a Designer in the Kigali office. Originally from the famous flower-district of Holland, Niels enjoys exploring the possibilities in working specific types of materials or in using a specific production technique to find ways of applying to an everyday product. To further enhance his skills in product and industrial design, he enrolled at the Design Academy Eindhoven and graduated in 2013. Before the Design Academy, he completed the 4 year study for woodworking, furniture design and interior design.

As a freelance designer, he has mostly been active in product design, predominantly focusing on the gastronomy world, working for chefs and restaurants. Niels strives to create timeless products that fit nicely into every environment