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'What if...' theme of Dutch Design Week 2015

24/07/2015

Dutch Design Week (DDW) launched the theme for the 2015 edition to be held from 17 to 25 October. This year’s theme ‘What if…’ highlights the power of imagination of designers. DDW sees ‘What if...’ as the ultimate question from which creativity and innovation starts. DDW is the biggest annual design event in the Netherlands, with over 250.000 visitors.

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Two countries in a box

21/07/2015

Packaging for the South Korean and Dutch nations. That is what Dutch design agency Studio Kluif made on invitation of the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sport & Tourism. To celebrate a new South Korean government identity system, the Ministry invited fifty design companies from all over the world to design two works, representing in turn the identity of their own country and a graphic interpretation of Korea.

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Utrecht's everyday mini-Tour de France

01/07/2015

The start of the Tour de France this year in the Dutch city of Utrecht triggers a lot of creativity. Leading up to the Grand Départ a group of filmmakers from Utrecht made a nice tongue-in-cheek film about their bike culture.

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Two great performances from 'The New Dutch Academy' in Turkey

23/06/2015

An international award winning Dutch Baroque orchestra, 'The New Dutch Academy' (NDA), met with the Turkish music lovers in two major cities of Turkey in the first week of June, 2015.  The NDA performed two great concerts with the title of "Bach and his Dutch Contemporaries" first in the Erimtan Archaeology and Arts Museum in the capital city, Ankara, and then gave a special 'breakfast concert' at the Garden of the Consulate General of Netherlands in Istanbul as part of the 43rd Istanbul Music Festival organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV).

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Dutch Documentaries in Istanbul once again

23/06/2015

The 8th Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days was held between 13th – 18th June in different venues across Istanbul. Documentarist Istanbul has been presenting to its audience a wide variety of recently produced and very significant documentaries from all over the world. 

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Dutch Design Awards Finalists announced

12/06/2015

The organization of the Dutch Design Awards announced the finalists for the 13th edition. In total 28 projects have a chance to win one of six Dutch Design Awards on Saturday, October 24th during the Dutch Design Week. Three selection committees compiled the shortlist out of 380 submissions. An international jury will appoint the winners to be announced during Dutch Design Week in October 2015.

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VIDEO: Internationalization of the creative industry

25/03/2015

In 2008, the then biggest economic mission, went to Hong Kong. 300 entrepreneurs discovered the possibilities of the great China. Entrepreneurs in the creative industries, from graphic
to fashion, from game to architecture, came together and discovered the Great Giant China. A huge crossover. 5 entrepreneurs explain what this mission has brought them and what it is like to do business internationally.

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Booming Dutch Dance Industry Launches Accelerator For Startups

29/12/2014

Like any other accelerator Open House will help startups to find investor’s and business partners. But it set itself apart by also helping startups to find launching customers, the organization claims. “We want to give young entrepreneurs a place to directly test their ideas”, says Duncan Stutterheim.

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