PAUL JANSEN, THE TELEGRAPH

Paul Jansen, editor-in-chief of one of the largest newspapers in the Netherlands: De Telegraaf. From correspondent in Indonesia, to parliamentary reporter to editor-in-chief of the newspaper. Who helped this seasoned journalist to the top? Text: Mical Joseph Image: De Telegraaf What was your very first job? “At a young age I walked, how appropriate, a paper route. That was a coincidence […]

MERLIN MELLES, FOUNDER FCN

This week we speak with Merlin Melles, founder and CEO of fCN; Founders Carbon Network. The network queen is a wheelbarrow and connector for many, because as a top entrepreneur and member of her network, do you need anything? Merlin knows what to do. But who needed the social guru himself to become the spider in the business web?Text: […]

ERIC VANDERHOEVEN, OMEGA BENELUX

Eric Vanderhoeven, (Brand) Manager of OMEGA Benelux, has known several wheelbarrows during his life. Now he is at the helm of a special watch brand and he can also call himself a wheelbarrow. We will talk to Eric.Text: Mical Joseph Image: OMEGA | Mell Photography What was your very first job? “At the age of 18 I worked freelance […]

IRENE VAN DE LAAR, JOURNALIST

From celebrated model and Miss Universe, to presenter and journalist: Irene van de Laar. Nowadays, the clever expert in the profession writes for LXRY Magazine and presents LXRY TV. Irene has taken her career to a high level on her own, but there are never enough wheelbarrows. Who gave her that extra push?Text: Mical […]

JOSÉ WOLDRING, THE MEDIA NANNY

José Woldring, Founder and CEO of PR agency The Media Nanny and creative agency The Brand Father, grew up in Loppersum in the Far North. The place where earthquakes occur all the time and where sobriety is self-evident. José also caused an earthquake in the music business itself. A true autodidact who rose to the […]

MONIQUE DES BOUVRIE, INTERIOR DESIGNER

Many things can be learned in life, but you must have a sense of style. Interior designer Monique des Bouvrie is living proof of this. She is a trendsetter par excellence, has a sublime eye for detail and is certainly not just 'the wife of'. We spoke to Monique about her wheelbarrow. Who helped this tasteful [...]

ADDY VAN DEN KROMMENACKER, FASHION DESIGNER

Addy van den Krommenacker dresses all the well-known Dutch people, members of the Royal family and sophisticated women. His creations not only remain within Dutch borders, the fashion designer is also internationally renowned. He grew from a young boy from under the rivers to an established designer with international allure. Addy talks about his wheelbarrow.Text: Mical Joseph […]

HUMBERTO TAN, TV PRESENTER

Humberto Tan is a real all-rounder: a lawyer, television and radio maker, sports journalist, writer and photographer. For his 'Take Five' Humberto traveled to five countries from all over the world. Five series from five countries with five selected works: “I wanted to make a purely black-and-white photo series. The story of Suriname, Uganda, Norway, Italy and America.” Who […]

MARLIES DEKKERS, LINGERIE DESIGNER

Fashion designer Marlies Dekkers built her lingerie empire, received several awards as an entrepreneur and will never stop learning. As a little girl she was amazed by the lingerie store in Oosterhout in Brabant and has been an inspiration to many for many years. Who inspired Marlies during her career? Text: Mical Joseph Image: Ellen […]

JAN JANSEN, SHOE DESIGNER

When we talk about passion for craftsmanship, shoe designer Jan Jansen is of course also meant. His craft techniques mixed with creativity make him the most famous Dutch shoe designer. He made shoes for Queen Máxima and teaches at the Fashion Academy in London and at the Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo. But who gave Jan his […]