Zsofia Kollar is the founder of Human Material Loop with a mission to create a true textile revolution and to show that people are not above but equal to the ecosystem. Human Material Loop collects, processes waste human hair, and develops high-performance textiles for various industries.
Zsofia is a designer and researcher with an interest in materials and manufacturing processes. She holds a BA in interior architecture and furniture design from the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, and an MA in interdisciplinary design from Sandberg Institute. Presenting materials from different and unexpected perspectives is an ongoing objective in her work. Zsofia’s idea of the design discipline is not fixed but in flux, her design practice often stretches the perspectives to different horizons.
She grew up in Hungary but moved to the Netherlands for her studies, the Netherlands became her home, her creative hub. Zsofia likes to experiment not just within her work but also in her kitchen. She enjoys cooking, experimenting with different recipes, and exploring new cuisines. She truly believes experiencing new cultures is impossible without their dishes. Riding through Amsterdam on her bicycle is one of her favorite things to do in the city. When she wants to zone out of her everyday life, she goes swimming.
POOLit Pod is a podcast that showcases the creative efforts of sustainable warriors that are working towards bringing ecological balance through their brand or organization. Each episode explore different aspects of speakers’ journey and their contribution towards the sustainable environment by providing a platform to voice their experiences, challenges, and accomplishments.
About the Host
Naseema Khan the host of POOLit Pod is a distinguished public speaker with several years of experience in hosting talk shows, an activity she is immensely passionate about. For her the best part of anchoring is, to venture out an altogether different side of the speaker’s professional life parallel to their sustainability goals.
Why do you need to listen to POOLit Podcast?
To know about the environment where you live, how it is getting degraded by our (human) activities,
and what the sustainable warriors are battling with, to protect our earthy environment for all of us.
How new & unique eco-friendly ideas can bring revolution & impact for the betterment of the environment.
Duration 15:57 min
Ep 1: POOLit Pod – Daniel Hartz
Duration 15:20 min
Ep 6: POOLit Pod – Madhur Sharma
Duration 15:46 min
Ep 10: POOLit Pod – Maria Kuriakose