Borre Akkersdijk is not just a fashion designer; he is a conceptual designer who investigates the boundaries of textiles and production techniques. With his own label, he develops designs that fit the rich tradition of haute couture. Borre graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2009.
He is the founder of LAB BYBORRE, a design studio focused on developing fabrics of the future. Textile will become the next platform to interact with the digital world, building on technologies in virtual reality and mobile computing. Removing another layer between humans and computers, which creates a new interface that is invisible, tactile and intuitive. The innovation lies in the yarns and knitting patterns as well as the embedded sensors. The lab is pushing the boundaries of textile innovation – it ends where the digital and the physical world blend.