Get financial help with voordekunst
07 Apr, 2020
Organise a virtual workshop or sell your design samples. Voordekunst has organised an initiative for the makers and institutions that have suffered financially from the effects of the coronacirus. They can now start their own action campaign via voordekunst. Read more here!
DDW Ambassador Lidewij Edelkoort at VPRO Tegenlight
03 Apr, 2020
This coming Sunday, 5 April, Dutch Design Week (DDW) ambassador, trend forecaster, educator and curator Lidewij Edelkoort can be seen at VPRO Tegenlicht. How will we emerge from the corona quarantine? As other people, in other societies, or will it be business as usual? Check out NPO2 at 22:15hr..
Salone del Mobile 2020 officially cancelled
27 Mar, 2020
As a result of the corona pandemic, the already postponed Salone del Mobile has been officially cancelled. The next edition will take place in April 2021.
What does the corona epidemic mean for your work as a designer?
19 Mar, 2020
For designers, the present circumstances and uncertainties can bring up many questions. To assist you in these difficult times, the BNO has created a file with several articles answering some of the questions you may have.
SXSW cancelled due to coronavirus
09 Mar, 2020
Following several other big international events, the organisation of SXSW in Austin (Texas, USA) has also decided to postpone the event due to the emerging coronavirus. The new date has yet to be announced.
Koert van Mensvoort and Katinka Versendaal at VPRO Tegenlicht
06 Mar, 2020
On 16 March at 10:00 p.m. you'll see the menu of the future in 'VPRO Tegenlicht': Future Food' (ed. Dutch only). Where will our food come from in 2040 and how will it be prepared? At the table, Koert van Mensvoort and Katinka Versendaal.
Ambassadors DDW19 Driving Dutch Design
Heyddw: Hoi Social Label
Every other week we celebrate one of the most interesting, exciting, intriguing, funny or unusual #heyddw Instagram posts by featuring an exclusive interview in our online DDW Magazine. This time, we chatted with Simone Kramer and Petra Janssen, the social-minded duo behind Social Label.
Positive initiatives in times of corona, Pt.1
Many nice initiatives have been devised for all people who are forced to stay at home because of the Coronavirus. Some for amusement, others for inspiration or just to bring some encouragement in these difficult times. Together with the Association of Dutch Designers (BNO), we have listed 11 tips.