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Dutch Design Week 2008

Check out the highlights of the biggest design event in The Netherlands, Dutch Design Week held each year in Eindhoven.


Metaphors in Public Design

Metaphors in Public Design

Guy Königstein, one of the Design Academy Eindhoven's top students, chats about his award-winning projects that employ metaphor to tell stories.  Touching and humane, his work shines for its interesting adherence to...

Finalists Dutch Design Awards announced

Finalists Dutch Design Awards announced

The 64 shortlisted finalists of the Dutch Design Awards have just been announced.

Dutch Design Week Preview

Dutch Design Week Preview

Don't know what to see in Eindhoven during this year's Dutch Design Week? Our selection will help you catch some of the highlights of the event which will run from 18-26 October.

PIG 05049 takes home the bacon in Dutch Design Awards

PIG 05049 takes home the bacon in Dutch Design Awards

The book PIG 05049 by Christien Meindertsma in collaboration with Julie Joliat, won three awards at the Dutch Design Awards which were announced on the first day of Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven.

Design Academy Eindhoven: Graduation Galleries 2008

Design Academy Eindhoven: Graduation Galleries 2008

The most anticipated show of Dutch Design Week, the Graduation Galleries 2008 of the Design Academy Eindhoven entitled 'Of one's own' is characterised by authenticity and singularity.

Fighting for a classless society

Fighting for a classless society

Onomatopee's graphic design projects are about pointing out the political in the printed word. "... by changing the written language you really can change the world,” says Freek Lomme.

When private becomes public

When private becomes public

HOUSEPROUD - a collaboration between social designers and Dutch families living in ground floor apartments. "It’s awkward because you can see in and you want to see in, but you know that you aren’t really supposed...

Eat Drink Design Signature Snacks

Eat Drink Design Signature Snacks

Not your usual greasy croquette that can be bought from a vending machine, the snacks from Eat Drink Design Outside at Dutch Design Week were a fun if somewhat unusual way to play with your food.

Headscarves minus the politics

Headscarves minus the politics

In recent years women wearing headscarves have become the subject of heated discussions, but headscarves have always existed in Holland. A new exhibition unravels the mystery and removes the fuss.

Best of the Rest: Dutch Design Week

Best of the Rest: Dutch Design Week

With so many events happening during Dutch Design Week, here's some snippets of other highlights we saw.

Creating magic in Maastricht

Creating magic in Maastricht

Lying in the center of the junction between the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, the southern city of Maastricht is the best of all worlds. Its main design school attracts students from across the borders and is...

"As long as the pope doesn't find out!"

"As long as the pope doesn't find out!"

Blasphemous but beautiful, Atelierdorp is a collective of Eindhoven designers who have found an ingenious and pagan solution to every designer's thirst for more space.

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