With about 2600 participating designers spread over more than 100 locations in Eindhoven, the programme is packed with all the latest developments from the design field. For nine days DDW organises and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, award ceremonies, network meetings, debates and festivities.
Want to do some research before you head out to explore all that DDW has to offer? Check the online programme and use the filters to search for events and exhibitions that match your interests.
No idea where to start? Explore Dutch Design Week (DDW) using one of the many routes curated by DDW and its partners. Whichever route you choose, you will experience everything from the work of talented young designers to the latest technical innovations.
The routes are easy to follow: walk the route via Google Maps or jump on one of the Hop-on Hop-off busses. Every route has its own bus that stops multiple times along the route. The busses are free upon presentation of your DDW wristband. Don’t have a wristband? You can by a day ticket valid for all Hop-on Hop-off busses in the bus for 5 euros (pin only).
Design areas & Opening hours
DDW is divided into nine design areas: Strijp-S, StrijpT+R, Central, Downtown, Station, Sectie-C, Campina, Hallenweg and Plan-B. Openings hours vary per venue, most venues are open from 11:00-18:00 every day. For more information and up-to-date opening hours, check the DDW programme. For the opening hours of the ticket exchange locations please check the website.
Keep an eye out for our daily design area recap videos on the website and our socials!
Didn't buy your ticket yet? Get your tickets online or at the door!
At DDW there are presentations and designers for you to visit at more than 100 locations. There are two types of tickets: DDW tickets & Pro Tickets. For more information about tickets, ticket locations and to buy a ticket, click here!
Please note: This year, it will NOT be possible to visit DDW Music Festival performances with your DDW Ticket. For more information on the DDW Music Festival Ticket, check the info below or go to effenaar.nl.