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..