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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.
Four internationally renowned speakers at the Design Indaba 2007 share Dutch roots and an eye for design.
Put your best foot forward
Hands up if you’ve ever cross-tied the laces of your takkies? Or coloured in your toecaps with a permanent marker?
The interior design for SRK Legal Assistance in the Hague is a tribute to the Dutch flower.
Top graduates of Design Academy Eindhoven recently exhibited eco-friendly "death designs" that are, quite literally, to die for.
Oog on Droog
Focusing on Droog's eco explorations proves that the Dutch design collective's fountain of good ideas never runs dry.
Emile Pen has the illustration world's most fortunate surname, accompanied by a signature style that has more to do with sheer talent.
Boom or bust!
Sean O'Toole chatted to Irma Boom, asking her about her enigmatic portfolio of work.
Robert Nakata is designer whose work explores the "accidental possibilities of relationships between text and images".
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