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Get answers to our most commonly asked questions about Dutch Design Week. Please check the answers below before contacting us.


When is Dutch Design Week?

Dutch Design Week takes place from October 22nd to October 30th 2022.

Can I apply for DDW22?

Applications for DDW22 are now closed.

Where exactly will Dutch Design Week take place?

The festival takes place every year in Eindhoven, spread across dozens of locations in the city. Come back later to find the map and futher details about DDW22.

Which designers will I be able to see at Dutch Design Week?

The DDW22 program is in development at the moment. Come back later to find further information.

DDW Tickets

Where do I get a ticket for DDW22?

Tickets for DDW22 will be for sale from September onwards via the DDW ticketpage.

Customer service SEE tickets

If you have any questions about the ticket, visit this page.

Practical info

Is there a DDW app?

No, there is no DDW app. You will find all the information on our mobile website. Go to for the programme and more. Tip: add the website to your home screen on your phone. Then you always have it at hand!

Is there a programme booklet?

No, but we will have an extensive showing all locations and exhibitions. The online DDW programme contains extensive information about the exhibitions, events and locations.

Where is the first aid?

First aid and emergency care are available at all paid DDW locations. A special first aid post has been set up in Klokgebouw. Do you need first aid? Then speak to one of the DDW employees or someone at the location where you are.

Where is the press center?

The location of the press center is not yet known. Please come back later for further information.

Are all locations accessible with a wheelchair?

In the DDW programme, each location indicates whether it is wheelchair accessible. Do you have any specific questions about this? Please contact us on +31 (0)40 296 1150.

Is there a lost and found?

Yes. All items found are kept at the information desk of the Klokgebouw. Lost an item that hasn't been found? Send an email with a detailed description. What happens if someone finds a lost item during or after DDW? We will contact you. After DDW we store found items for up to one month.

Is there a cloakroom or are lockers available at the festival?

No, most locations do not have a cloakroom and there are no lockers.

Can I go out and back in again?

Yes, as long as you wear the wristband you can go in and out of locations. Keep in mind that it can get unexpectedly crowded in some locations. That means you have to queue (again).

Can I bring my dog to DDW?

Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in most DDW locations.

I would like to attend a substantive event. What does DDW have to offer?

Visit our DDW Talks Programme. Together with key figures from the field of design and beyond, we explore a diversity of design disciplines, discussing current affairs, reflecting on the past and casting our minds into the future.

Getting around at DDW

Is there a hop-on-hop-hop-off bus between locations?

There will be no hop-on-hop-off bus this year. However, you can travel with the Hermes city buses that run extra trips during DDW. Buy an off-peak day ticket on the bus, or travel with your OV Chipkaart. Check the Hermes website for current prices.

Can you hire a bicycle at DDW?

There are several ways to hire a bicycle during DDW21. Bicycles can be hired at the Ketelhuisplein and Fuutlaan location. You can also hire a bicycle from NS at Central Station with your public transport chip card. NS will make extra bicycles available during the DDW. Visit the NS website for more information about hiring a bicycle with your OV chip card. While supplies last.

Download the DDW21 Map