Rhys has a vision to improve self-esteem through fun activity. His designs bridge magical & playful interaction in new and exciting ways, and each design acts as a metaphoric mirror of your personal achievements. Upon graduating from his MSc Industrial Design with Cum Laude he founded his invention factory, Nupky.
Nikola is a programming wizard and a cool guy. Yet Nikola felt that being ‘just’ a coder was limiting the impact he could make, so he advanced to the world of business development as well! He’s especially interested in making things happen and joining the best people together; especially in IT and Sustainable Energy.
Mark is a sound artist, music composer/performer and educator with a great interest in interactive and procedural sound. Besides being an artist he believes in the importance of educating (young) people to make their own media. His works carry a strong organic quality that is audible in all of his creations.
A masters student of Automotive Engineering, a genius with code, and entrepreneurship in his blood; Hans brings a lot to the table. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t know how to enjoy himself. Every waking second of his life is filled with events; whether he is busy with a new project or enjoying a barbecue.
Frank is a true blood engineer who loves getting his hands dirty in exciting projects. Ranging from de-greasing gears, to sailing, to circuitboard development, to solar cars; Franks Electrical Engineering is an ideal fit for someone with this much control of the physical world.
Always optimistic, friendly & well-informed; Troy is fascinated by interactive lighting installations and lighting related products. Experience is everything! Next to this he has an uncanny ability of finding places to buy weird components and is a stickler for detail when it comes to planning projects.
Wisse has an almost inhuman ability to make friends and valuable connections. When he isn’t busy designing his own range of products, he keeps himself busy with getting his network together to create great things. As you might expect, inviting him out for a drink will always result in a nice day!
Quentin is a graphic design wizard, and has honed his skills through the management of his own website development company. An entrepreneur, a creative leader and a psychotically hard worker; Its funny that next to all these achievements he is still a charming and humble guy.
Founder of the prestigious Van Berlo design agency, Brainport Industries, as wel chairman of Capital D/Dutch Design Week and CLICK//Design; Ad is always in for a good joke and a game of golf. He joined Nupky as an advisor because he was excited about Tingle as a product.
Sound Technologist & Advisor
Hans coached Rhys through the conceptual stages of Tingle, as well as later on as an expert in instrument design. Hans is the inventor & developer of Electrumpet, a senior lecturer at the HKU, a coach at the TU/e and a PhD student of “Expressionable Electroacoustic Music” at the University of Huddersfield.
Diemo is a researcher and developer at Ircam, as well as a composer of electronic music. He holds a PhD in computer science applied to music because of his software CataRT, which is one of the most advanced synthesizers in the world, and now is also perfectly matched with Tingle.