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“The path to the future is not a straight line, but an ongoing search and change of course.”

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Dutch Design Week

This is what the Embassies will present at Dutch Design Week

It is almost time again, Dutch Design Week (DDW)! This year, the nine-day design festival takes place from 16 to 24 October, spread over more than 100 locations in Eindhoven! As of today, the DDW programme with all exhibitions and events is online at ddw.nl. What can you expect from World Design Embassies? Read it below!

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Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

Seeing plastic as an opportunity at the Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

Plastic, it’s an environmental problem. At the same time, it is indispensable. We use it for medical products, in cars and the latex paint on our walls. Plastic cannot simply be ignored.

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Inclusive Society

Look in the (hairdressing) mirror at the Embassy of Inclusive Society

You don’t easily associate a visit to your hairdresser with Dutch Design Week (DDW). Nevertheless, the hair salon occupies a prominent place at this DDW. Every day a different Eindhoven hairdresser cuts the hair of visitors in the new Embassy of Inclusive Society.

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Embassy of Health

Better healthcare: ‘Everyone can make a difference’

How do we ensure a healthy society, now and in the future? That’s a huge question for which no one has an adequate answer. The Embassy of Health is investigating the possibilities.

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World Design Embassies is a programme organised by Dutch Design Foundation and partners about societal challenges and the role that design plays in developing new perspectives and offering tangible, workable solutions.

Choose your Embassy

Choose your embassy
  • Embassy of Inclusive Society

    A plea for a more inclusive design field
  • Embassy of Safety

    Surprising safety – new behaviour for a safer society
  • Embassy of Health

    Chronic Health – vital changes for a caring society
  • Embassy of Mobility

    Healthy and liveable cities
  • Embassy of Circular & Biobased Building

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

    Water cohabitation: how we live together with water
  • Embassy of Food

    The supermarket of the future
  • Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

    A new approach for plastics
Inclusive Society

Embassy of Inclusive Society

A plea for a more inclusive design field

Embassy of Safety

Surprising safety – new behaviour for a safer society
Embassy of Health

Embassy of Health

Chronic Health – vital changes for a caring society
Embassy of Mobility

Embassy of Mobility

Healthy and liveable cities

Embassy of Circular & Biobased Building

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

Embassy of Water

Water cohabitation: how we live together with water
Image by Bernard Hermant

Embassy of Food

The supermarket of the future
Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

Embassy of Rethinking Plastic

A new approach for plastics

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Updates

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Rob Adams shows how we can redesign mobility

News

Defining future mobility together

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Tabo Goudswaard toont je verassende veiligheid in de Embassy of Safety

News

Surprising safety told by ex-juvenile criminal and cyber agent Roozy

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Walk with Chloé Rutzerveld through the supermarket of the future

News

Having breakfast together to see plastic differently

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