An independent design studio based in Utrecht area - Holland & Normandy - France

Combining visual forecasting with design, Trendsenses visualizes tailored creative solutions. Custom made for your brand or company.


Concept design and visual storytelling have always been central to the work of designer Marieke de Ruiter. She is an artwork and concept designer with over 20 years of experience in the creative fashion industry. This experience has given her a good insight into the creative fashion process. Since June 2016, she founded Trendsenses, an independent trend and design company that analyzes today’s trends for tomorrow’s business. She enjoys working with ethically driven organizations and people who make a positive and sustainable contribution to the creative industry. Her lectures are about connecting future innovations with design and how to use them in daily business operations to discover innovative, sustainable and ethically driven opportunities.
With her Trendsenses mood boards, Marieke is a continuous visual source of inspiration on various social media, where she inspires and reaches a wide audience worldwide.

The way we work


When starting a project we dive deep into your company.
During round the table brainstorm sessions with you and your key team
members we zoom in on topics that are relevant to you.



During our research, we are focused on the input that will strengthen your brand.
We think about sustainability at all steps of the design process and strive to maintain our
and your CO2 footprint as low as possible.


We believe in strong visual communication as a starting point for all design trajects.
Our concepts are based on thoroughly trend and market research.


When designing collection styles and artworks we keep your signature and identity in mind.
We focus on long-term design with cohesion in shape, color and language.


Custom made seasonal artworks, graphics and (seamless) allover dessins,
designed for you to be outstanding, commercial and attractive.


By directing your story and striking the right chord for your collection or brand concept,
that's what art direction is for.