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Newsletter #139


Newsletter #139

This week, we continue our coverage of Dutch Design Week as we talk to Freek Lomme from Onomatopee about how it is not just criticism that design needs, but accessible criticism that can be understood by the interested public. We also sample the delectable delights at Eat Drink Design, hear about how 600-year-old oak wood from Eindhoven's former city gates was transformed by this year's Dutch Invertuals and find out which emerging talents shone at the DDW main exhibition at the Klokgebouw. Last but not least, having just moved out of its famous church, Atelierdorp is in an in-between stage. During Dutch Design Week, it opened its doors to show what we have to look forward to.


Atelierdorp

Atelierdorp

An unconventional and occasional collective of designers united only by their belief in what they do. Aterlierdorp opened their new doors to the public for a group exhibition during Dutch Design Week.

Fashion and The Hague

Fashion and The Hague

For the second year running, The Hague hosts the Dutch Fashion Awards, setting the event around eleven days of fashion-themed projects and exhibitions around the city.

Highlights at the Klokgebouw

Highlights at the Klokgebouw

Young designers from Ontwerpduo to jewellery designer Kirsten Spuijbroek and the Arnhemse Meisjes showed their latest work at the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven during Dutch Design Week.

Eat Drink Design

Eat Drink Design

A disused cinema complex was the setting for the fifth edition of Eat Drink Design, where food-related work by the likes of Joost van Bleijswijk, Grondvormen and Klaas Kuiken was on show.

Onomatopee

Onomatopee

His opinions buck current trends and are likely to ruffle a few feathers, but Freek Lomme from Onomatopee is serious when he says designers need a mentality update and design needs more criticism.

‘You’ve painted the tatami!’

‘You’ve painted the tatami!’

As part of Tokyo Designers Week, the temporary LLove Hotel invited eight Japanese and Dutch designers to each design a room based on the Japanese phenomenon of the love hotel.

Dutch Invertuals: Matter of time

Dutch Invertuals: Matter of time

What to do with 600-year-old wood excavated from the former Eindhoven city gates? This year’s Dutch Invertuals at Dutch Design Week showed us how by pulverising it to make paper, fashioning it into medieval tools ...

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