9 days / 2600 designers / 110 locations / 400 events
Food & Drinks / DDW Music Festival
20 - 28 October 2018


Hot design areas: Strijp T+R / Strijp -S / Central / Downtown / Sectie-C / Campina / Hallenweg / Plan-B


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Every year Dutch Design Foundation organises the largest design event of Northern Europe! From 20 - 28 October, Dutch Design Week will present the work and concepts of over 2600 designers and welcome more than 335.000 visitors from home and abroad.

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Francine Houben: special guest in NS What If Lab Live at Ketelhuisplein

18 Oct, 2018
Lecture Mobility Partner
Dutch Design Foundation, organiser of DDW, and NS have set up quite some What If Lab Challenges for designers. During DDW, you can see, experience and discuss the designs from past challenges with the designers during the NS What If Lab Live.
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Ambassador Ravi Naidoo | Advocate of creativity for a better world

18 Oct, 2018
Ambassadors Dutch Design Week
Ravi Naidoo is internationally renowned for the many ways in which he success-fully connects creativity and activism with social issues. These three essential keywords form the common thread in whichever activity he engages in, which made it an easy decision for Dutch Design Week (DDW) to assign him the role of DDW-ambassador.
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Ambassador Laurens van den Acker | Pioneer in mobility

18 Oct, 2018
Ambassadors Dutch Design Week
DDW ambassador Laurens van den Acker sheds light on how designers are able to work closely together with corporations, organisations and companies. He also shows that design is, above all, a teamsport. It’s all about connectivity and working on outstanding developments together. Dutch Design Week (DDW) shares these values with Van den Acker.
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Ambassador Wendy Plomp | Curator and designer of stories

18 Oct, 2018
Ambassadors Dutch Design Week
DDW ambassador Wendy Plomp is the embodiment of the imaginative power of design. DDW strongly believes in this driving force: after all, imagination is what helps us anticipate the future.
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These are 'De Toekomstbouwers'!

17 Oct, 2018
Dutch Design Week Partner
In the five-part television series De toekomstbouwers, presentor Wilfried de Jong interviews eight young designers with ideas and solutions for the world of tomorrow. Of these ‘toekomstbouwers’, who present their latest designs at Dutch Design Week, one will be awarded with the 'VPRO Toekomstbouwdepot' of € 10,000.
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Tips for DDW Music Festival by Eindhoven's music scene

16 Oct, 2018
DDW Music Festival
The timetable is out, we’re only a week a away from the big kick-off. Some people still might be pondering which shows they need to see during the week. That’s why we asked a couple of interesting people from Eindhoven to tip their favorite DDW Music Festival show.