Ferre Alpaerts†Inez Michiels
consultancy, research & training
Co-founder of CITY OF 8. Ferre was mathematician, semanticist, founder of the theory of Genetic Semantics, researcher and author of several studies on the subject. He regretfully passed away in 2019.Co-founder and managing director of CITY OF 8. She’s professor Colour and Design Semantics at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels de La Cambre in Brussels. Inez has a Master of Arts and was member of the research group at the Artesis-Plantijn University College in Antwerp Belgium. She is Co-founder and board member of the Belgian Interdisciplinary Colour Association (ICA-Belgium) and member of the Study Group on Environmental Colour Design (SG ECD).
Claire De MaereFrank Vlaeminck
sales, application & trainingresearch & training
Claire graduated in fashion studies ESMOD, and has a Master in Business Administration and international representation. She is architects and project adviser at Pfleiderer Benelux B.V.  She is a colour, style & trend specialist and Co-founder of the Belgian Interdisciplinary Colour Association.Frank obtained a Master’s degree in Ethics and Philosophy and a postgraduate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is translator, reviewer of academic papers and English presentation coach. He consulted on press-related content for Microsoft, General Motors, and the European Commission.