Dutch artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde reveals a new WATERLICHT tour including stops in the UK (Castleton), Spain (Madrid) and the Netherlands (Middelburg) from September 2017 onwards. WATERLICHT is an installation which shows the power and poetry of water whilst confronting visitors with the impact of climate change and rising sea levels.read more
Fashion designer Iris van Herpen has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Johannes Vermeer Award, the Netherlands’ annual state prize for the arts. The jury voted unanimously to nominate Van Herpen, citing her longstanding prominence in the world of international fashion.read more
For the second time Connecting the Dots presents the work of Dutch designers at a remarkable location during the London Design Festival in September.read more
Two Dutch social design start-ups have been selected for a grant from the Expo Live Innovation Impact Programme by Expo 2020 Dubai. Both Land Life Company, inventor of the innovative planting technique Cocoon, and the design thinking education method Designathon Works are among 29 recipients of Expo Live grants.read more
The leading Dutch journalism startup Blendle will be curating the Daily Recap during Amsterdam Dance Event and provides a one month Blendle subscription for visitors.read more
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde partners with ofo, the Chinese bike sharing programme with over 20 million registered users and TEZIGN a leading Chinese design platform to develop the Smog Free Bicycle in China. This was announced at the World Economic Forum / AMNC17 in Dalian.read more
An 983-meter elevated walkway designed by MVRDV utilizes a formerly abandoned highway in the center of the South Korean capital. Together with Dutch Landscape architect Ben Kuipers the old overpass was tranformed into a fairytale-like park.read more
DeFlat Kleiburg in Amsterdam is the 2017 Winner of the prestigious European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2017. The architects are NL architects and XVW architectuur and the client Kondor WesselsVastgoed.read more
Startups in the fashion, design or creative sector looking to expand to Italy are invited to apply for a startup bootcamp to Milano, a two-day intensive programme to introduce startups to the startup scene in Milano and Italy.
Tech festival TNW (The Next Web) Conference and music agency MassiveMusic present Music Summit, an entirely new and specially curated three hour program that will take place on the second day of the conference (19th May) in Amsterdam.read more
A school where girls who have been saved from child prostitution are trained to become lawyers and public prosecutors, enabling them to put the perpetrators of these crimes behind bars themselves.read more
Dutch Design Week and Design City Eindhoven will host the World Design Event (WDE) in October. The first in a series of international design events to be held every four years, WDE provides a platform for future makers from all over the world.read more
After recently landing an assignment for a senior housing complex, Contexturearchitects has now won the competition for a community centre in Chengdu (China).read more
‘Kop op’ (Head On) by Job, Joris en Marieke won the Grand Prize in the short film category at the prestigious New York International Children's Film Festival.