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.
What if Lab
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..
Salone del Mobile 2020 officially cancelled
27 Mar, 2020
As a result of the corona pandemic, the already postponed Salone del Mobile has been officially cancelled. The next edition will take place in April 2021.
What does the corona epidemic mean for your work as a designer?
19 Mar, 2020
For designers, the present circumstances and uncertainties can bring up many questions. To assist you in these difficult times, the BNO has created a file with several articles answering some of the questions you may have.
SXSW cancelled due to coronavirus
09 Mar, 2020
Following several other big international events, the organisation of SXSW in Austin (Texas, USA) has also decided to postpone the event due to the emerging coronavirus. The new date has yet to be announced.
Koert van Mensvoort and Katinka Versendaal at VPRO Tegenlicht
06 Mar, 2020
On 16 March at 10:00 p.m. you'll see the menu of the future in 'VPRO Tegenlicht': Future Food' (ed. Dutch only). Where will our food come from in 2040 and how will it be prepared? At the table, Koert van Mensvoort and Katinka Versendaal.
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