Creative User Research Course & Workshop are open now!
Unleash the power and fun of creative thinking in your user research and life.

“The course is well-paced with super engaging videos, brilliant facilitation, and great materials. If you are thinking about joining – DO IT! It will re-energize you, teach you directly applicable techniques, and help you tackle your work creatively.”

Ellen Smyth, User Experience Manager at Action for Children

Beant’s Weekly Newsletter

Hello! I am Beant – an artist, writer, and senior consultant. And I write a weekly newsletter to hundreds of people who want to learn and savor a mindful and creative life, without feeling frenzied.

My emails are designed to enable a very specific learning experience – consistent, in small bites over a longer period, noise-free, and inspiring.

You can sign-up here: Email sign-up

  • Learning happens over a longer time, that’s why my emails focus on slow and consistent learning.
  • We learn in the middle of busy work schedules, so the emails are short and each email usually introduces one concept with an example.
  • The emails curate concepts and techniques from diverse fields like art, science, psychology, FBI negotiation techniques, creative thinking, etc. that can help us be more present, mindful, creative, and lead a more engaged life.

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Courses and Workshops

My workshops and courses are powerful and hands-on, and designed according to the science of learning.

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About me

If we haven’t bumped into each other in an art course, at a book store (pre-COVID), or while wandering in nature somewhere in the Netherlands,

Hello! I’m Beant —

A writer, artist, and a senior user researcher – also a trainer and teacher of all things user research, creativity and listening.

I have 10+ years of international experience in leading and conducting user studies, making art and training hundreds of people around the world on topics like creativity, listening and user research.

My previous work has been at Philips, Adidas, Ultimaker, several start-ups, and consultancies.

My newsletter started as a series of emails to celebrate creativity in June 2020.

And now, I am honored and grateful that hundreds of people from around the world, like you, have joined my emails and workshops.

If you want to learn and make your world bigger, be more mindful, and creative, then I look forward to meeting you in my newsletter, you can sign-up here:

Till later :),


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