Karlijn Souren’s design research and projects are situated in the field of social food design. She is fascinated by food in all its aspects. At the moment she is working on a research project on the possible role of food in connecting generations, with a special focus on the elderly. Her previous design research about the position food plays in our lives is published in the book Watertanden, hoe eten je leven vormgeeft (Arbeiderspers, 2012).
At the Willem de Kooning Academy Karlijn teaches Research & Storytelling at the Product Design department and Open Design within Social Practices.
Karlijn Souren will serve as Session moderator at WDCD2017.