petra dijkstra-schilders

pr and communications manager

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Convincing the world of the social value of experience design.

What is the WOW of Tinker? I coordinate PR and communication, and I aim to generate worldwide attention for our projects, both online and off. Did I mention that you can follow us on social media? I am a born networker, trying to create the right buzz in words and iconic images. When am I satisfied? When visitors exclaim ‘wow, this experience has really made a difference!’ 

What (experience) design can do. As far as I'm concerned, the added social value is crystal clear. We need physical places that evoke wonder and make us look at the world through different eyes. That's when we get moving. Now we just need to let people know. And that has become my mission. 



Born at Wijhe

Research Master of Arts in Art History & Archaeology, specialisation in Architecture and Urban Development, University of Groningen
Started as self-employed entrepreneur, Petra Schilders Architectuurhistorica 
Regional coordinator for the North of the Netherlands of the Union of Dutch Architects (BNA)
PR and communication manager at Kossmann.dejong, DAAD Architects, and BDG Architects
PR and communication at Tinker imagineers