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Barrel o’ rain
Designed to look like a giant water drop, Bas van der Veer’s A Drop of Water collects rainwater by filling a watering can and rain barrel.
An eye on power
The Wattcher is a design object that displays the total electricity consumption of your home in a beautiful and meaningful way.
Graphics beyond language
De Wereld Volgens Gorilla is an anthology of the best works that have appeared on the front page of De Volkskrant in Holland.
Can you taste when food is made with love?
Marije Vogelzang's debut monograph, Eat Love, poses some intriguing questions regarding food an the act of eating.
Soveno was a managing director of KSDP Pentagraph DV Amsterdam.
Irma Boom is an Amsterdam-based graphic designer specialising in book making.
Satyendra Pakhalé is a multifaceted designer active in various fields, from industrial design to architecture.
Jon Stam is a Canadian-born designer based in Amsterdam and Antwerp.
Jurgen Bey is a Dutch product, furniture, interior and public space designer.
Hella Jongerius is an internationally celebrated contemporary product designer, born in the Netherlands.
Dutch designer Marije Vogelzang is the world's first-ever eating designer.
Crafts: A matter of scale and pace
Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort writes about the craft of smaller scale, slower pace and sustainable style.
Marcel Wanders has designed more than a lifetime’s worth of knotted chairs – he’s designed himself.
Cool beer city
Heineken have added a new dimension to its marketing by opening a unique, ultramodern concept store designed by Frank Tjepkema.
Marcel Wanders is a Dutch designer who has been lauded by the The New York Times as the "Lady Gaga of the design world".
Frank Tjepkema is the founder of Tjep. design studio in Amsterdam whose expertise includes interior, architectural, product, visual and jewellery design.
Cops coin it on Sagmeister
Dutch police confiscate Stefan Sagmeister’s installation of 300 000 eurocent coins for Droog at Experimentadesign in Amsterdam in September.
But sausages grow on trees?
Marije Vogelzang’s first solo exhibition, Fuel, at Mama in Rotterdam from May 21 to July 6 included cuddly sausages.
Edelkoort leaves Eindhoven
Li Edelkoort resigned as chairwoman of Design Academy Eindhoven in Holland after 10 years in this role, but will remain affiliated.
Bright sparks with office jobs
Mark Rosenberg, editor of Design Times, visits Design Indaba's newest sibling, the Creative Company Conference in Amsterdam.
Creative Company Conference
Design Indaba has a new sister company in Europe called the Creative Company Conference (CCC).
From the stomach to the heart
“Designers cannot get closer to people than to make a design that becomes part of the body,” says Dutch food designer Marije Vogelzang.
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