Read our interview with Embassy of Safety curator Tabo Goudswaard

According to Goudswaard, strengthening trust is “key” in many security issues, such as online crime, subversion and polarisation. That is why the theme of the Embassy of Safety this year is: in makers, we trust. During the upcoming Dutch Design Week (DDW), the Embassy will show how society can become safer by relying on the power of creation.

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Read our interview with Embassy of Inclusive Society curator Shay Raviv

What kind of society would you like to live in? How would you like people to relate to each other? And… how many friends do you have who are not like you? Inclusiveness is not something you do while working and then go home again in your own bubble, says Shay Raviv, curator of the Embassy of Inclusive Society. “The question is if you are willing to really get involved as a person”. During Dutch Design Week 2022, Raviv and the Embassy want to demonstrate that inclusiveness is a process of learning and unlearning.

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Read our interview with Embassy of Circular & Biobased Building curator

The Embassy of Circular & Biobased Building is building a truly circular and modular exhibition at Strijp-S for Dutch Design Week 2022 (DDW). “DM Construct is working on this. They were inspired by the circular and biobased house we set up during DDW last year,” says Lucas De Man.

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Read the WDE Spotlight with Shaakira Jassat

WDE Spotlight gives the floor to several designers from the Embassies. This time we speak with Shaakira Jassat, part of the Embassy of Water en Circular & Biobased Building in 2021. What is her background? What inspires her? What does she hope to achieve with her work? You’ll read about it in this Q&A!

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5x Design for everyone

Everyone can – and should – participate. This important message is reflected in the various exhibitions of World Design Embassies during Dutch Design Week 2022 (DDW22). Put yourself in someone else’s shoes, and see what it does to you. You can experience this at the exhibitions of the Embassies. Here you can read our six tips.

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World Design Embassies deploys the power of design in the development of new perspectives and concrete directions to societal challenges. In open coalitions, we work with partners and designers on the future.

Choose your Embassy

Choose your Embassy
  • Embassy of Inclusive Society

    Spaces for learning and unlearning
  • Embassy of Safety

    Trust in makers
  • Embassy of Health

    Chronic Health: the mindset for change
  • Embassy of Urban Mobility

    Cities for people
  • Embassy of Circular & Biobased Building

    A biobased house as a starting point for a different value system
  • Embassy of Water

    Building houses that restore water
  • Embassy of Food

    The supermarket of the future
  • Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

    A new approach for plastics

Embassy of Inclusive Society

Spaces for learning and unlearning

Embassy of Safety

Trust in makers

Embassy of Health

Chronic Health: the mindset for change
Embassy of Mobility

Embassy of Urban Mobility

Cities for people

Embassy of Circular & Biobased Building

A biobased house as a starting point for a different value system

Embassy of Water

Building houses that restore water
Image by Bernard Hermant

Embassy of Food

The supermarket of the future

Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

A new approach for plastics

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WDE Spotlight: Lisa Mandemaker

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6 x Technology for a better world

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Listening to water, how do you do it?

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De Tekentafel: How can design contribute to system change?

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5x Design for everyone

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WDE Spotlight: Omlab

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