Marije Vogelzang is a pioneer in the field of eating design. After spending the first 7 years of her career directing two experimental restaurants, she decided to take her work to the global stage, focusing on solo exhibitions. In 2008, her book EAT LOVE was published, which provided insight into the first 10 years of her career.
Alongside international recognition for her work, she was also a finalist of the World technology awards in the design section. After 16 years of experience she is considered a pioneer and the 'Grand dame' in the field of eating design (De Volkskrant). Vogelzang works on restaurant concepts as well as long-term medical projects for hospitals. She initiates social projects like workshops to educate and inspire but she also does some extensive work for food industries. She designs art installations and has recently curated some very well perceived exhibitions about eating and design. She recently became head of a new bachelor department about food at the Design Academy Eindhoven called FOOD NON FOOD. Her work has been published and acknowledged globally.
Vogelzang gives inspirational lectures around the world about her work and vision. She has received accolades for her lectures in a.o. Cape Town, New York, Beirut, Bangkok, Dubai, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Norway, Rumania and Berlin.