Catharina Bossaert (b. 1969) is a Belgian artist, fashion designer and consultant with over thirty years’ experience in the creative sector. Catharina lives and works in Ghent and Copenhagen. cthrn.a is the name given to her active studio practice a laboratory for ideas through which she creates a playful world of colours, materials, shapes and details. With the emphasis on experimentation and traditional techniques, Catharina crafts sustainable goods that are made to last. This website provides an overview of her personal artistic practice (projects) and her commercial activities (design studio). Catharina invites you to discover her on-going research in the fields of recycled knitwear and hand-built ceramics, purchase her one-of-a-kind designs or find out how her professional expertise can support your creative enterprise.