Search anything

Close search
Go to previous page


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?

DDW will take place from 17 until 25 October 2020.

Where exactly does DDW take place?

This year DDW will only take place in the form of an online festival. The online festival can be found from 17-25 October at Have a look at the DDW20 programme for more information.

Which designers will be at DDW?

Check out the DDW20 programme for an overview of the participating designers.

DDW in person

Can I attend DDW this year?

Unfortunately, there will be no 'live' DDW this year. Based on the emergency ordinance that was released after the government issued new Corona measures, the mayor of Eindhoven, John Jorritsma, has decided to cancel all planned events surrounding the live version of DDW. This means the festival can only take place virtually this year. Read more in our news item.

DDW Virtual

How can I attend DDW Virtual?

From 17-25 October, the DDW website will transform into a nine-day, online festival. Do you want to attend DDW Virtual? Go to in that period, and it will be self-explanatory!

What can I expect from DDW Virtual?

During DDW, from 17 - 25 October, offers all kinds of new possibilities and features designed especially for the virtual festival. Over the past four months, DDW's platform has been fully upgraded and re-designed; from a design platform to a virtual festival experience. The online programme will be filled with various digital '3D Viewing Rooms’, live streams from and with designers from all over the world, extensive articles, 360˚ videos and DDW TV broadcasts. Besides, during DDW you can chat with the participating designers and ask them all you would like to know.

Do I need a ticket to visit DDW Virtual?

No, a visit to the virtual festival is free! All you have to do is log in with your My DDW account.


How does the favourites feature on your website work?

View the full DDW20 programme and filter the results by selecting a specific type of event and design discipline. Select your personal DDW20 favourites by clicking on the heart-icon and include them in your personalised programme overview. You’ll find this overview your own My DDW account.

How does the filter feature on the website work? Can I combine filters?

In the filter feature you can filter the programme by choosing a specific type of event and discipline. You can select a search query through clicking the circles. You can specify more options within one filter (e.g. disciplines: Product+Interior). You can remove the search query by clicking the circle again. 

I would like to know where I can see something about topic X.

You can use the filter on the programme page to find some of the disciplines. There are no dedicated overviews for every niche. Choose the most appropriate search filter and check if something matching comes up.