How it started...


December – Arapaha brand concept, look & feel is developed in cooperation with Kindly Made and GoodDay.

October – Arapaha concept receives a GIST grant from Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland on the recycling of PLA based composites.

August – Arapaha BV is founded by Ekkehart BV & Kiduara BV with the focus on combining designing with advanced bio-based materials with circularity and molecular recycling.

March – Ekkehart receives the grant from the EU’s Worth Project Program for the design of a fully recyclable desk lamp.

January – Kiduara BV is founded by Josse Kunst with focus on circularity and molecular recycling.


June – Ekkehart BV is founded by Jörn Behage with focus on designing with advanced bio-based materials.

May – Ekkehart BV is invited into Brightlands Innovation Factory, Incubation program for start ups.