This first Dutch Design Yearbook presents a survey of more than 60 of the best designs in the field of spatial design, product design, fashion and graphic design that were produced in 2008-2009 in the Netherlands. A selection of important events, publications and exhibitions in the field adds colour to the design year and content to the design debate during this period. ‘Dutch Design’ – whether design pur sang, fashion design, graphic design or architecture – has over recent years been winning acclaim the world over. Besides being of interest to designers, studios and the industry, this publication is also highly accessible to a broad inter¬national readership with an interest in Dutch design. With designs by, among others, Maarten Baas, Irma Boom, Pieke Bergmans, Doepel Strijkers Architects, HUNK-design & ID-Eddy, Iris van Herpen, Juurlink [+] Geluk, Bureau Ira Koers, Klavers van Engelen, Ted Noten, Momkai, Observatorium, Thonik, Daan Roosegaarde, Ingrid Siliakus, Wieki Somers, Studio Libertiny, Rieks Swarte, UNStudio, Richard Vijgen, Thomas Kopperschlaeger, Marcel Wanders and West 8.
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