Frank Merks is an industrial designer, specialized in tents and temporary structures.
In the early nineties he made his love for camping, traveling and being outdoors in general his work and started with designing and manufacturing tents, climbing belts and sleeping bags for his own outdoor brands or on commission for other companies.
About 15 years ago his focus shifted to professional tent markets such as civil defence, military and especially humanitarian and aid & relief sectors.
Since 2014 Frank works primarily in the humanitarian industry as Head of Design, Product Development and Engineering @ NRS Relief based in Dubai and Pakistan.
Designing fit for purpose and meaningful products and solutions, with minimum impact to the environment and high value for the client and end-user.