Timo de Rijk, Antoine Achten, Joost Alferink, Hans van de Markt

nai010 Publishers
Mauritsweg 23
NL-3012 JR Rotterdam
+31 (0)10-2010133
ISBN: 978-94-6208-100-0
Dutch | English
200 pages
19 October 2013
EUR 34,50
22,5 x 27,5 cm, Design: Daniëlle van Steenbergen (Studio Dumbar) | nai010 publishers in cooperation with the Dutch Design Awards

Editors: Timo de Rijk, Antoine Achten, Joost Alferink, Hans van de Markt
With essays by Koert van Mensvoort, Henk Oosterling, Nynke Tromp en Timo de Rijk
With texts by Bas van Lier, Georgette Koning, Robert-Jan de Kort, Chris Reinewald, Timo de Rijk, Marc Vlemmings en Fritzi Ponsen.

Posted 14 October 2013

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Dutch Design presents an attractive overview of more than 60 of the best spatial, product, fashion and graphic designs produced in the Netherlands in 2012–2013. It also looks into the crystal ball to predict which designs will change our surroundings in the future.??Dutch Design opens with critical essays reacting on key current themes. Koert van Mensvoort examines the designer’s changing role and the qualities called for in the new branches of the profession, and Timo de Rijk moderates a round-table discussion between Tord Boontje, Paul Hekkert and Thomas Widdershoven on design education and its future.

About the Editors and Authors:
Antoine Achten has worked as a freelance communication manager, focusing on the cultural sector, since May 2012. Prior to that he was manager with Cultuur-Ondernemen and a visual communications advisor at TNT Post. In 1998, he founded Tubelight, a critical magazine for visual art. He is a member of the Advisory Council for the Master’s in International Communication Management at The Hague University and a board member of the Vrienden Van Nellefabriek.
Joost Alferink has worked as an industrial designer for more than 20 years.
He is internationally acclaimed for his personal and professional approach to industrial design, 3D packaging design and design thinking. He worked for large multinationals such as Heinz, Coca Cola, Philips and Sara Lee. In 2001 he won the prestigious design award with the coffee maker Senseo. Since 2007 Alferink works also as a design consultant assisting various multinationals. He regularly writes columns for the newspaper NRC Next and for Vrij Nederland, he is also a design mentor for the Pan-Arab columns TV show Stars of Science.
Georgette Koning (GK) is a fashion journalist for NRC Next, Het Financieele Dagblad, Het Parool and various fashion magazines, including Elsevier Thema, L’Officiel NL and LINK. She studied fashion at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Koning is a member of the editorial team of Morf, magazine for design. Robert-Jan de Kort (RJdK) is an architect and cofounder of De Kort Van Schaik Architects. Driven by a journalistic interest in his profession, he has written in various media on architecture and urban development since 2005. As an editor and correspondent, he was involved on a regular basis with the magazine AWM and the book Balkan in de Polder. He has also served as secretary for the jury of the Hedy d’Ancona Award for Excellence in Health Architecture.
Bas van Lier (BvL) is a freelance writer and design journalist. He has worked for the newspaper NRC Handelsblad, written about design for the advertising trade journal Adformatie and the magazine Items. Van Lier writes books, articles and web texts for many companies and organizations and is the author of a series of non-fiction children’s books. In 2011 he published Grafisch geluk, a book about the lithographic printing office De Jong & Co.
Hans van der Markt is a designer and an advisor on public space and cultural planning. Besides teaching design at the Public Space Department of the Design Academy Eindhoven, he is a member of the Committee for Spatial Quality of the City of Eindhoven. He has published articles in the journals De Architect, Bouw and Items on urban planning and design and was editor of Visies en verhalen, Stadsbeeld Eindhoven (1999) and Afhankelijk van de legenda kan alles een kaart zijn (2007) and curated the design exhibitions ‘Michele De Lucchi’ and ‘Straatmeubilair en famille’.
Koert van Mensvoort is an artist, philosopher and scientist. He is director of the Next Nature Network, an Amsterdam-based think and design tank on the changing relationships between people, nature and technology (2010). Furthermore he heads the Next Nature Lab at the Industrial Design Department of Eindhoven University of Technology (2003). Van Mensvoort is the (co)author of numerous publications, among them Next Nature – Nature Changes Along With Us, Visual Power, Entry Paradise, Natuur 2.0, What You See Is What You Feel and Artvertising.
Henk Oosterling is an associate professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He teaches dialectics, French philosophy of differences, intercultural philosophy and philosophy of arts. Oosterling is the initiator and director of ‘Rotterdam Skillcity’, a research and operational programme for urban revitalization and renovation, focused on sustainable craftsmanship. In 2008, Oosterling received the ‘Laurenspenning’ for his important role in and contribution to social and cultural life in Rotterdam and in 2013 he received the Van Praag Award for his commitment to a humane society and for his entire oeuvre. He has published numerous books, most recently he published ECO 3. Doen denken.
Fritzi Ponse (FP) studied Design Cultures at the VU University Amsterdam and works as a freelancer for Items and the Stedelijk Museum, among others. Ponse teaches design history at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences in the Product Design programme.
Chris Reinewald (CR) is a freelance cultural journalist. He was editor-in-chief of Items (1998-2000), and of Museumvisie. He publishes on art and design in Items, Tableau, Het Financieele Dagblad, Art Aurea (D) and EOS (B). He is (co)author of Maria van Kesteren (1995), Het Drinkglas (1997), Op Basis van Bas Oudt (2009), André Thijssen/Fringe Phenomena (2010), The Rainbow Nation (2012), Tomado: Van der Togt’s Massa-artikelen Dordrecht 1923-1982 (2013).
Timo de Rijk (TdR) is professor of Design, Culture & Society at Delft University of Technology and the University of Leiden. He was editor-in-chief of Morf.
De Rijk’s publications include: Designers in Nederland: Een eeuw productvormgeving (2004), Haagse stijl: art deco in Nederland (2004), Under Cover (with Ed van Hinte, 2006), The World According to Concrete (2007) and Norm=Form: A Book About Standardization, Efficiency and Progress (2010). He co-edited the Jaarboek Nederlandse vormgeving 03/04 and 05 with Aad Krol.
Nynke Tromp works as a design researcher at the department of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology and as a social designer at KVD reframing in Amsterdam. In both positions she works on the social implications of design. Tromp is intrigued by how products can change behaviour without people being aware of it. In 2013 she defended her PhD Thesis Social Design. How products and services can help us act in ways that benefit society.
Marc Vlemmings (MV) is a freelance journalist and an editor of Items (since 1993). He writes regularly on design, design management and design education for publications in the Netherlands, France, the USA and elsewhere.
Vlemmings is a consultant on design policy to companies and organizations.

Glass is to be found in the Modular Furniture Systems by Mario Minale. Kuniko Maeda – Wrong color which can be expanded by materials like glass, stone and plastic; the Philips TP Vision Design Team – DesignLine HDTV with glass panels leaning against the wall with apparent nonchalance; Bierman Hecket architects – Extension Museum de Fundatie with large window in the ellipsoid from 55,000 ceramic tiles added on the roof and facing the city centre; BNO Piet Zwart Award for Ulf Moritz (who designed textile and materials interiors, furniture, wall hangings, ceramics and glass products); Tet Noten – Seven Necessities with jewellery, chatelaine, glasses, handbag and a mask; Iris van Herpen with her Voltage Couture Collection with newly made materials and shoes on carbon/glass fibre.; Studio parade – Hand Made with a.o. glass display cases and lay-out of the exposition in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam.

This beautifully made book is good to study with 60 best designs on special design, product design, fashion and graphic design realized in 2012-2013 and a forecast on which designs will change our surroundings in the future by Koert van Mensvoort and a round table talk between Timo de Rijk, Tord Boontje, Paul Hekkert and Thomas Widdershoven on the future of design education.

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