Wim Buts

Wim Buts (°1983) graduated in 2006 as master in Productdesign at the MAD faculty in Genk. During his education he followed an exchange program at the Rietveld Academy and did several internships, including trainings at Piet Stockmans and Casimir.

After graduating he worked for 5 years as product developer and communication designer for lighting company Kreon. In 2011 he has joined REcentre to help to develop DoDesign (initiated by the MAD faculty and Design Platform Limburg), an online materials and techniques database which can be used as an inspiring design tool.

Since 2012 he works for the MAD faculty. He is involved in several research projects of Art|Object & Design and Social Spaces, teaches courses concerning the use of natural materials within the Productdesign program and is technical workshop assistant at the Object & Jewellery program.