Mae Engelgeer (born 1982) studied at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) and the Sandberg Institute. Since opening her own studio in 2013, she has nurtured her curiosity for the craft, experimenting within the existing boundaries of textile production to elevate old techniques to a modern stage. Engeleer observes, "My work is driven by intuition and the desire to create. While I consider myself to be a dreamer in the creation of new atmospheres, I am able to quickly translate those ideas into tangible works using the right textures, materials and colours. When asked for my vision in collaborations, I feel a certain sense of freedom to explore a multitude of possibilities."