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Driving Dutch Design is looking for talented designers

02 November 2020

©Driving Dutch Design 2020
Do you want to successfully develop your independent professional practice together with other talented designers? Sign up now for Driving Dutch Design 2021!

Registration and selection

Driving Dutch Design (DDD) is the professionalisation and networking programme of ABN AMRO, The Association of Dutch Designers (BNO) and Dutch Design Foundation (DDF) that helps passionate designers on their way in the world of entrepreneurship.

Want to be a 'Driver' in 2021? You can register for DDD21 until Sunday 15 November!

Based on all submissions, a pre-selection will be made by Patrick Aarts Sen (BNO) and Katja Lucas (DDF). Selected designers will be invited for an interview on November 25th or 26th. After the interviews, a final selection will be made. You will be notified no later than December 15 if you're part of this selection. In February 2021, the final selection of Drivers will be made public. 

Want to find out more about the conditions, criteria and costs? Visit the DDD website.

Driving Dutch Design 2020

The eighth edition of DDD was completed during Dutch Design Week in October. The Drivers conducted joint research into the theme of 'value'. They could be seen and heard in podcasts of studio sessions, written articles, 6 episodes on DDW TV, a collective 3D Viewing Room, organised expert meetings and had their own website: Find out all about the 2020 participants and their work.
For more information, go to or contact Katja Lucas.