Studio Truly Truly new art director of Leolux
28 Jun, 2020
Kate and Joel Booy of Studio Truly Truly are the new art directors of Leolux. The duo will be responsible for the overall story of the Dutch furniture brand. From the photography in the catalogue to the colours for the collection.
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Dutch Invertuals Academy
23 Jun, 2020
The Eindhoven-based collective Dutch Invertuals, celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, is starting an online summer school for young professionals from 23 July to 30 August 2020.
A book by the "Drivers" of '19
19 Jun, 2020
Every year, Dutch Design Foundation, ABN AMRO and the Dutch Designers' Association (BNO) select 20 talented designers for Driving Dutch Design, a programme to make entrepreneurs out of designers. The "Drivers" of 2019 have published a book about their adventure.
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Where are the black designers?
18 Jun, 2020
The protests against police brutality and systemic racism around the world have brought the conversation about ethnicity and equality to the spotlight. This has caused the design industry to reflect on their responsibilities in this issue. As a result, the first online Where are the Black Designers conference will take place 27 June. Register now!
Call for Entries virtual DDW open now!
15 Jun, 2020
After extensive consultation with the design community, key partners and relevant organisations, the word is out: Dutch Design Week (DDW) 2020 will take place! Due to the coronavirus the emphasis will be placed on an extensive virtual programme. Apply now for virtual participation in DDW20!
‘I <3 women’ from University of the Arts London wins Student Service Design Challenge '20
12 Jun, 2020
Today, the Student Service Design Challenge 2020 comes to an end with the announcement of the best service solution for a healthy heart. The service design concept from ‘I <3 women’ from University of the Arts London wins Student Service Design Challenge '20. Their WomenToHeart service helps women to identify and communicate heart symptoms via metaphors.
DDW20 presents live studio exhibitions & extensive online programme
08 Jun, 2020
After extensive consultation with the design community, key partners and relevant agencies, Dutch Design Foundation (DDF) has decided to let Dutch Design Week (DDW) 2020 forge ahead, yet a little differently.
Council for Culture advices: DDF in Basic Infrastructure from 2021 onwards
04 Jun, 2020
Dutch Design Foundation (DDF), the organisation of a. o. Dutch Design Week (DDW), will be part of the national cultural basic infrastructure from 2021 onwards, according to the advice given today by the Council for Culture to Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven.
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The creative industry unites: This Is Not A Simulation!
03 Jun, 2020
The Creative Industries Fund, the Federation Creative Industry and Dutch Design Foundation have joined forces for the initiative 'This Is Not a Simulation!', which aims to bring the Dutch creative industry together to tackle future challenges and to explore unconventional ways of thinking that stimulate the resilience of the design sector.
Call for entries for DDA category ‘Best Commissioning’ extended
26 May, 2020
The Call for Entries for Dutch Design Awards (DDA) 2020 is closed from today, but this doesn’t apply to the ‘Best Commissioning’ category. Applications for this category can be submitted for another month, until 25 June.
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Calling all Dutch Designers for DDA20
11 May, 2020
The Call for Entries for Dutch Design Awards (DDA) 2020 has been extended to 25 May due to the coronavirus. Apply now for the category Product, Fashion, Habitat, Communication, Design Research, Service & Systems, Young Designer or Best Commissioning!
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Studio Drift shows beating heart of drones above Rotterdam
08 May, 2020
5 May, on the 75th anniversary of Liberation Day, 2019 ambassadors Studio Drift showed their drone installation Franchise Freedom above the city of Rotterdam to honour healthcare workers and people suffering due to the coronavirus.
What if Lab: The Circular Train Station selects 4 concepts for further development
28 Apr, 2020
Together with ProRail, NS Stations and Bureau Spoorbouwmeester, What if Lab selected four promising concepts for further development in the next phase. All four concepts contribute to the core of the assignment; achieving a fully circular railway in 2050.
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24 Apr, 2020
In a single swipe, our world has shrunk, we social distance, stay home, and our relationship with the world outside is now via a screen. Bizarre times, that can change from day to day. Through this update, we would like to share our insights on our current position and shed a little light on the question we are asked on a daily basis: will Dutch Design Week be taking place?
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Get financial help with voordekunst
07 Apr, 2020
Organise a virtual workshop or sell your design samples. Voordekunst has organised an initiative for the makers and institutions that have suffered financially from the effects of the coronacirus. They can now start their own action campaign via voordekunst. Read more here!
DDW Ambassador Lidewij Edelkoort at VPRO Tegenlight
03 Apr, 2020
This coming Sunday, 5 April, Dutch Design Week (DDW) ambassador, trend forecaster, educator and curator Lidewij Edelkoort can be seen at VPRO Tegenlicht. How will we emerge from the corona quarantine? As other people, in other societies, or will it be business as usual? Check out NPO2 at 22:15hr..