Lex Hoefsloot is the winner of 'De Toekomstbouwers' 2018. On Saturday evening 27 October, he won the 'VPRO Toekomst Bouwdepot' (ed. building deposit) of €10,000 with his project Lightyear, a car entirely powered by solar energy. The jury, consisting of Martijn Paulen (director of the Dutch Design Foundation), Afaina de Jong (architect) and Koert van Mensvoort (artist and philosopher) considered Hoefsloot as the ultimate Toekomstbouwer (ed. Future Builder) because of its inventive solutions for the mobility issue.
Open Call: Driving Dutch Design 2020
08 Nov, 2019
From January we will start with the eighth edition of the successful Driving Dutch Design programme and we are looking for a new batch of 'Drivers'. You can register until 11 December 2019.
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Renault Design Rides drives record number of emission-free kilometres at DDW19
29 Oct, 2019
Renault looks back at a successful edition of Dutch Design Week (DDW), which ran from 19 to 27 October 2019 in Eindhoven. Over 60,000 visitors made use of the free Renault ZOE Design Rides. Interest also went out to the Renault EZ concept cars, lectures by Laurens van den Acker and the online campaign ‘Design the car of the future’.
DDW talks: Recap Craft & New Materials
27 Oct, 2019
Really want to emerge yourself in your design topic of choice? Almost every day, Dutch Design Week (DDW) hosts DDW talks, a talks programme at FIFTH (NRE) curated by DDW and its partners. Missed yesterday's programme about Craft & New Materials? Check out this recap.
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