Teis De Greve is a designer, developer and researcher based in Rotterdam (NL). His work consists of proposals, prototypes and products aimed at sparking critical conversations on past and future technological developments.

Teis has a background in Interaction Design and holds a PhD in the Arts from KU Leuven. Since 2024, he works full-time with the Dutch government to develop (technical) prototypes for internal innovation trajectories. Additionally, Teis facilitates participatory projects in the fields of digital culture, architecture and urbanism as co-founder of Studio Kitsunya.




  • Technical innovator for the Government of the Netherlands
  • Co-founder of Studio Kitsunya


  • 2022—23Visiting lecturer — LUCA School of Arts
  • 2018—23Design researcher / PhD candidate — LUCA School of Arts / KU Leuven
  • 2015—23Freelance (web) design & development —
  • 2015—18Multimedia instructor — HOGENT
  • 2015—16Research assistant — LUCA School of Arts


My academic work has been published in conference proceedings and journals, mainly in the field of Human-Computer Interaction.

For an up to date list of publications, see my ORCID profile

Exhibitions(E), workshops(W) and talks(T)

  • (E) 2023Breaking & Making, LUCA School of Arts, Genk BE
  • (T) 2022DIS ’22, Designing Interactive Systems Conference, Melbourne (online) AU
  • (E) 2022Climate Stories, LUCA School of Arts, Brussels BE
  • (T) 2022Social Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven NL
  • (T) 2021Creative Lab, Duke & Grace, Ghent (online) BE
  • (T) 2021UNESCO Trefdag, UNESCO Vlaamse Commissie, Brussels BE
  • (E) 2021Post-Industrial Crafts, Brussels Design September, Brussels BE
  • (T) 2021MAB Meetup #2: Futures Implied, Media Architecture Biennale, Utrecht (online) NL
  • (E) 2020The Work of Time, Z33, Hasselt BE
  • (T) 2020OzCHI ’19, Australian Conference on Human-Computer-Interaction, Fremantle AU
  • (T) 2019Conversas #155, Conversas, Rotterdam NL
  • (W) 2019Unravel the Code, Willem de Koning Academy, Rotterdam NL
  • (W) 2019The Object is Absent, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven NL
  • (E) 2019Fiction Practice — Young Curators Lab, Porto Design Bienniale, Porto PT
  • (W) 2019Prototyping the Electronic Body, Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven NL
  • (T) 2019Festival Path 2019, Festival Path, Sāo Paulo BR
  • (E) 2019A School of Schools, LUMA, Arles FR
  • (T) 2019Friday meetup, SEEED, Shenzhen CN
  • (E) 2018A School of Schools, Istanbul Design Bienniale, Istanbul TR
  • (E) 2018The Politics of Design: Act I, Z33, Hasselt BE
  • (E) 2018Alcova, Milan Design Week, Milan IT
  • (E) 2017Drawing Days, Croxhapox, Gent BE
  • (E) 2016Toegepast 21: The Matter of Facts, Z33, Hasselt BE
  • (E) 2015EXIT'15, Herkenrodekazerne, Hasselt BE
Low-resolution portrait photo of Teis De Greve

Portrait photo by Olena Kostiuk

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Design research
2022The Air Quality LensThe Air Quality Lens
2021Informal CircuitsInformal Circuits
2019The Disassembly CaféThe Disassembly Café
2019Smarter Bike LockSmarter Bike Lock
2018A ditto, online deviceA ditto, online device
2016How To Make A BookHow To Make A Book
Design & development
2022Precious DialoguesPrecious Dialogues
2018Werken aan WijkenWerken aan Wijken
2018Health CultureHealth Culture
2017A Tale of a TubA Tale of a Tub
2017Koehorst in't VeldKoehorst in't Veld
2017Print Your CityPrint Your City
2016The Big DrawThe Big Draw
2016AC ModularityAC Modularity