(Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 1995–2000). Wieki Somers is a ceramics, furniture, glass, metalwork, and product designer. Her clients include Chi Ha Paura, Cor Unum, Droog Design, the European Ceramic Workcenter (EKWC), Galerie kreo, and the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. She has received several nominations for design awards, including the Designprijs Rotterdam, Young Designer’s award (in 2001); the Designprijs Rotterdam, Materialprize (2003); the Dutch Ceramic Prize (2005); and the European Ceramic Context (2006).
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