Shay Raviv about training for inclusiveness.
Based on the gym metaphor introduced last year by the Embassy of Inclusive Society, Dutch Design Week 2023 (DDW23) will feature a spatial experiment in the form of a gym to train and strengthen your inclusivity muscle.Read more
Barbara Vos on finding the soul of food
According to Barbara Vos, it is clear that the entire food chain needs to change considerably. “Our first mission is to reshape the conversation about how we can change the food chain,” says the creative leader of the Embassy of Food. “A healthy food chain needs an integrated view. You can achieve that with design in the broadest sense of the word.”Read more
Read the latest WDE Spotlight!
With WDE Spotlight, we give the floor to several designers from the Embassies. This time, we speak to Gabriel Fontana, part of the Ch.. Ch.. Changes conference during Dutch Design Week 2022, the Embassy of Health in 2020 and one of the Embassies in 2023 (more on this later). What is his background? What inspires him? What does he hope to achieve with his work? You can read about it in this Q&A!Read more
Jetske van Oosten and Tabo Goudswaard in De Correspondent
Lex Bohlmeijer talks to Van Oosten and Goudswaard about a new approach to complex issues. Why do we need the thinking and working methods of designers? Van Oosten and Goudswaard share inspiring and concrete examples of how social design stimulates social change.Read more
Experience the mindset for a chronically healthy society
How do we change our attitudes towards health? In the exhibition Chronic Health, we show examples, process and outcome of an agile, responsible and learning mindset. We draw lessons from nature and from the palette of people in societyRead more
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Embassy of Inclusive SocietySpaces for learning and unlearning
Embassy of SafetyMaking (amends)
Embassy of HealthHealth as wealth
Embassy of MobilityCities for people
Embassy of Circular & Biobased BuildingPossible Landscapes
Embassy of WaterOn the basis of water
Embassy of FoodThe farm of the future