Els Zijlstra

Els ZijlstraEls is Founder and Creative Director at Materia. Materia is gathering innovative materials worldwide and expose them through a search engine, lectures, books and articles, international travelling exhibitions, consultancy and at the Materia Inspiration Centre Amsterdam.

Materia intermediates between the creative professional and the industry. Els is a specialist in connecting parties, advise architects and manufacturers and seeing possibilities with materials that normally nobody sees



Multitasking materials in future construction and architecture