Floating shoes, lamps and even a real hoverboard; by using magnetic levitation, the Eindhoven-based Crealev has been working on modules that can float almost any object. What started as a father-daughter business ten years ago has developed into a company with a broad customer base. Despite the fact that the company has been operating in the background, several multinationals such as Apple, Lexus and Nike have already used their products. We spoke with Goof Seijkens about the company’s origins, the technology behind it and the various types of applications.

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