Verena studied Textile and Surface Design (M.A.) at the Weißensee school of art and design. She has a background in Garment Technology and Product Development and worked for companies based in London and Berlin. Her vocational experiences inspired her to develop new material systems targeting various industries to improve the [re]usage of our resources. As an advocate of a circular economy, she works on alternative material solutions with the aim of designing out waste. Her mission is to make use of renewable resources using design as a tool for optimising material cycles.