Dutch Design Week Eindhoven is an unmissable occasion in the Netherlands and the largest design event in Northern Europe. Taking place over nine days in October, it involves no less than 2600 designers at more than 400 events in 110 locations. It’s a celebration of all things design related and its aim is to stimulate, celebrate and inspire with everything from exhibitions to workshops, debates and tours.
It covers product and spatial design and includes events dedicated to fashion, food, craft, digital and industrial technologies, as well as construction and interiors. If you are interested in what future design will look like in a circular economy, or in how designers are already transforming urban waste into usable new materials, then this event has something for you.
Unsurprisingly of course, architecture plays a key part in DDW, and this year AluK is once again getting involved. Our team has organised a tour for a select group of architects to some of the key locations hosting events in Eindhoven. Starting at the iconic de Kazerne design centre, singled out for praise recently by the New York Times, it will be led by architect Harrie van Helmond and will also take in the monumental Campina fabriek.
The DDW takes place from 20-28 October, with tickets available now for most events.