‘Through my work and creations, I intend to encourage people to slow down, become more aware, and truly experience.’
Laura’s talents: creative, ambitious, innovative, inquisitive, enterprising, profound, caring, autonomous, playful.
In the past years Laura Klinkenberg (1992) has received a number of art and design awards for her work. These include the prestigious design award from the KNAW for her design ‘Extended Jewellery’ for the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the GRA Award for Design for her graduation work at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie.
Selection of education and training:
Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training · Karam Kriya School · 2017
Nonviolent Communication · Cup of Empathy, Amsterdam · 2017
Gerrit Rietveld Academie · University of applied sciences for Fine Arts and Design, Amsterdam · 2015
Reiki Level 1 · 2014
Ritual Design creates unique gifts and customized presents, both for others and for yourself. Through the act of giving we can reinforce and deepen our relationships. Gifts by Ritual Design are tactile, meaningful, and aim to provide connection and joy.
When you treat the products of Ritual Design with attention and care, you shape your intention.
‘I believe that this attention and care is essential in our current volatile daily life in which we are dealing with an overdose of information and external stimuli.’ – Laura Klinkenberg
Laura has received several art and design awards for her work in recent years, including:
Design award KNAW (The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) · 2019
PERSONAL LIGHT Photography Award the PhotoPhore · 2016
GRA (Gerrit Rietveld Academie) Design Award · 2016
First prize design competition Collaboration-S Satelliet 2014 Meubelen · 2014
First prize photo competition Afterlife Museum 2012 Tot Zover, Amsterdam · 2012