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Get answers to our most commonly asked questions about Dutch Design Week.


When is Dutch Design Week?

Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place from Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 October 2024.

Can I participate at Dutch Design Week 2024?

Certainly! More information regarding participation in Dutch Design Week can be found here.

Which designers will be featured at Dutch Design Week?

The full programme featuring all projects and designers of Dutch Design Week will be available to view from 1 September.

If you're looking for a specific design or designer, utilize the search function by clicking on the magnifying glass icon in the top right corner of the website.

Is there a special programme for children or young people during Dutch Design Week?

DDW Young has curated projects from designers within the programme, specifically for children and young people aged 6 to 18 years old. More information will be available in September.


Where can I purchase tickets for Dutch Design Week?

Tickets for Dutch Design Week will be available for purchase starting from 2 September.


Where does Dutch Design Week take place?

Dutch Design Week takes place in Eindhoven, spread across dozens of locations throughout the city. From September, you can consult the map to see where each exhibition is located.

What are the opening hours of the different locations?

Most locations are open daily from 11:00 to 18:00. Starting from September, you can refer to the programme for any potential variations in opening hours per location.

At Sectie-C, exhibitions and studios are open for longer hours daily, until 19:00, and until 18:00 on the last Sunday.

On the first Saturday, the Graduation Show of Design Academy Eindhoven opens at 13:00 instead of 11:00.

Is there a cloakroom or lockers available?

No, most locations do not have cloakrooms or lockers.

Am I allowed to leave and re-enter a location?

Yes, as long as you wear your Dutch Design Week wristband, you can enter and exit locations during their opening hours. Please be aware that it may sometimes be crowded, which might require queuing again.

Getting around at DDW

Is Dutch Design Week wheelchair accessible?

Yes, most Dutch Design Week venues are wheelchair accessible. Further information regarding accessibility during Dutch Design Week can be found here.

Are dogs allowed at Dutch Design Week?

From September, you can check in the programme for each location whether dogs are allowed or not.

Service dogs are welcome everywhere. The dog must wear a harness clearly indicating that it's a service dog.

Where is the first aid?

During Dutch Design Week opening hours, you can find a first aid post at Klokgebouw, Strijp-S. There is also a mobile first aid team roaming around Strijp-S. Not all locations have a first aid post. In case of emergency, alert the staff first and call 112.

Where do lost items go?

Lost items are kept at the information desk of Klokgebouw. If a lost item has not been found yet, please send an email to with a detailed description.

If someone finds a lost item during or after Dutch Design Week, we will contact you. After Dutch Design Week, lost items are kept for a maximum of one month.