Meet our designers

Bart Coolen en Gust Koyen
Bart Coolen


Bart Coolen (1963) studied Industrial Design & Product Development at Limburg Catholic University College and graduated with a master’s degree in Product Design.

He is a member of the jury at the IKO art academy in Hoogstraten. He also has a passion for photography and has a good eye for upcoming talent. A skill he uses to guide young designers starting out at Mintjens Group.

Gust Koyen (1965) studied woodwork at VITO in Hoogstraten. A specialist in period furniture, he also has a passion for sculpture.

Gust started out as a fitter at Mintjens Group in 1986. After working his way up the career ladder, he was eventually promoted to house designer in the R&D department in 2013.




Gust Koyen