Ermi van Oers

Designer and Founder Nova Innova

Ermi van Oers, founder of Nova Innova, a creative studio which combines nature, science and design to create sustainable applications, based in Rotterdam. Ermi graduated cum laude at Willem de Kooning Academy in 2016, where she studied product design. During her studies, she developed several sustainable products. She graduated with the Living Light, which is a lamp that works on photosynthesis of a plant as an energy source. Ermi’s focus is on reconnecting human and nature: “Nature is full of smart solutions. I see my target as a designer to inspire people with the potential power within natural processes. I want to show the beautiful, poetic side of these living systems when they take their place in our everyday lives.”

9 November