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Thomas Paulen

VanBerlo B.V., Eindhoven, Netherlands

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2021
  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2020
  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2019
  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2016


Thomas Paulen has been CEO of Netherlands based design agency VanBerlo, from 2009. Ever since he joined (1994), Thomas has been building a structure of multi-disciplinary teams that tackles complex design challenges. Before this, the Technical University Delft graduate worked in a number of design agencies. At VanBerlo, Thomas’ focus includes projects centred strategically around users, brands and technology that ultimately contribute to client success. With offices in Eindhoven and Ypenburg (The Hague), VanBerlo has completed over 5,000 projects and won over 150 international design awards. (December 2020)