Lecture Margot Stilma, Thursday February 5th

The Female Faculty Network Twente is inviting you to a lecture on:

“Gender study: the influence of gender on product design and styling"

by Margot Stilma

on Thursday 5 February from 12.00 till 13.30 hrs.

in building the Drienerburght

The lecture will be from 12.00 till 12.45 hrs. and the lunch from 12.45 till 13.30 hrs.

The influence of gender on product design & styling is a multifaceted subject. It is on the one hand related to the consumer perspective, and therefore to the position of products in our experience economy. On the other hand, it is related to the designer perspective and the way designers design and style products. In this lecture a short overview, as introduction, is given of related factors to the subject with examples, values and dilemma’s, related to product design and styling.

Margot Stilma is an Assistant Professor within the Chair of Product Design at the Faculty of Engineering Technology of the University of Twente. Her research focuses on the influence of the designer’s gender on product design and styling.  

Please reply if you want to join this lecture by sending an e-mail to: FFNT@utwente.nl

Further information about the FFNT you can find on: http://www.utwente.nl/ffnt

Kind regards on behalf of the Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT),

Angelika Mader, chair

Coming activities:

6 March, Lecture Heleen Mees, International Women’s day “No more part time feminism”, 15.00-16.00 hrs. + Netwerkborrel, Amphitheater

17 March, Marieke van den Brink, lecture “Scouts are gender blind”, 16.00 hrs. Logica

21 April, Workshop Linda van der Wal, “Difficult people”, 13.00-17.00 hrs. building Logica


FFNT aims to support the professional development of women in academia and to provide a network for sharing and exchanging experience. It develops workshops and lectures specially for women and also organises activities aimed at women jointly with PA&O (whose activities are otherwise gender neutral).