Rogier Van Der Heide

  Male      Dutch      Designer

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Rogier van der Heide (born 1970 in Bennebroek, the Netherlands) is a designer born in the Netherlands who currently lives in Liechtenstein. He is noted especially as a C-suite design executive and as a lighting designer of public and commercial projects all over the world.

Van der Heide grew up in the village of Bennebroek, close to the beach in The Netherlands. During high school, he already created plays, musical, radio programs and movies. Van der Heide studied at the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts "St. Luc" in Brussels, Belgium, and the Amsterdam School of the Arts, the Netherlands. He worked until 2003 as an independent designer before joining the design and consulting practice, Arup. In December 2007, Metropolis Magazine included a feature on him, describing him as "Arup's Brilliant Master of Light".

Besides his work as a designer, Rogier is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Amsterdam Light Festival..

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