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Newsletter #104


Newsletter #104

The two big news items dominating Dutch design this week are Li Edelkoort's dramatic and emotional manifesto about her withdrawal from Designhuis and the Eindhoven design scene, and Supermaker failing to receive the necessary funding to open as scheduled. Both stories are sure to evolve over the coming months and both reveal a lot about the changing mentality of Dutch design. Plus we feature a font that changes corresponding to the fashion seasons, we check out the new series of stamps that are more like city guides and preview The Netherlands' biggest fashion event: Amsterdam International Fashion Week which starts again next week.


This Time She Means It

This Time She Means It

Li Edelkoort has announced her departure from Designhuis and Eindhoven's design scene.  She cites anger and disappointment with the government, which she calls ignorant and to blame for being clueless about...

Cityguide Stamps

Cityguide Stamps

'Mooi Nederland': Ontwerpwerk designs new Dutch stamps depicting five Dutch provincial capitals, that takes people on a scenic meander through the city's main sights.

Chips with Everything

Chips with Everything

Baked Beans, Circus Family and Minivegas: a new exhibition in London features three innovative Dutch design studios working across digital design, animation and multimedia.

Amsterdam International Fashion Week A/W 2010

Amsterdam International Fashion Week A/W 2010

With a fantastic programme of designers presenting new collections on the catwalk this season and a diverse public program, Amsterdam International Fashion Week will take over the country's capital at the end of this...

SMALL TALK: Lloyd Hotel, Mode Biënnale and Wallpaper* Design Awards

SMALL TALK: Lloyd Hotel, Mode Biƫnnale and Wallpaper* Design Awards

This week on SMALL TALK: Arnhem Mode Biënnale announces new artistic director, winners Wallpaper* Design Awards 2010 and Lloyd Hotel to open new sister hotel in Amsterdam.

Plans for Supermaker Axed

Plans for Supermaker Axed

A bad economy, politics and poor timing are being blamed for the cancellation of Supermaker – the planned follow up to Platform21 in Amsterdam, which was scheduled to open this May.

Fashion Font

Fashion Font

As fashions change every season, so does 'Fashion Font' a typeface created by graphic designer Yvette Yang which captures each season's fleeting trends in a collaged alphabet borrowed from fashion...

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