HOW&WOW showcases some of the most talented craftspeople and maker-designers. The exhibition, curated by Crafts Council Nederland, demonstrates making processes, qualities, possibilities and the flexibility of craft and design. A part of Veem transforms into a center where crafts are presented in relation to design and where inspiring partners introduce their innovations. HOW&WOW forms a special meeting place where the international network of CCNL comes together and where knowledge is shared through expert meetings, lectures and debate.

The value of crafts
We're at the beginning of a new creative era. The value of crafts and the urgency to preserve this immaterial heritage is finally being recognised. Designers explore how things are made and give more attention to craft processes, new industrial techniques and unique handicraft. The making process serves as the overarching theme for the crafts center.

Want to learn a special craft technique yourself? Sign up for the high-end master classes that will be given by the crafts masters during HOW&WOW (visit
Babs Haenen
Esmé Hofman Website
Jules ten Velde
Koos Breen Website
Bibi Smit Website
Craafts Website
Walter Van Beirendonck Website
Joana Schneider
Harvey Bouterse Website
Isaac Monté Website
Leon Mommersteeg Website
Kirstie van Noort Website
Mae Engelgeer & Jos Jansen Website
Marian Stubenitsky Website
Gerard van Oosten Website
Jetske Visser Website
Lotte de Raadt Website
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum Website
Zuiderzeemuseum Website
Cibap & Sint Lucas
Makers Unite Website
The Anti-Efficients

For this location you need a DDW Ticket, a DDW Ticket offers you nine days of unlimited access to all DDW locations and DDW Music (except for the Specials).

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Veem, floor 2
Torenallee 80, floor 2
5617BE Eindhoven

Map No. 14

Strijp Area


Opening hours

Sat 21 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Sun 22 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Mon 23 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Tue 24 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Wed 25 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Thu 26 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Fri 27 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Sat 28 Oct 11:00 - 18:00
Sun 29 Oct 11:00 - 18:00

Other activities

Opening - Feestelijke Opening HOW&WOW
Sat 21 Oct 16:00 - 17:00


Curator: Crafts Council Nederland
Exhibition design: Crafts Council Nederland ism Artlab
Graphic: Daniel Maarleveld
Texts: Crafts Council Nederland

Organized by Crafts Council Nederland

Crafts Council Nederland is the all-encompassing platform for contemporary craft. It is the place where art, fashion, design and heritage all unite and where craftsmanship is nurtured and passed on to a new generation. As a key unifier, concept developer and initiator, Crafts Council Nederland is building an infrastructure to help preserve and encourage intangible heritage and to make craft techniques future-proof.

Telephone: 0627168119