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Design Academy - Dutchness

Under the umbrella 'Dutchness', Design Academy teams up with ArtEz, Premsela, Thomas Eyck/Christien Meindertsma and Scholten & Baijings to explore the idea of the Dutch mentality. 

Event date: 22-04-2009 to 27-04-2009

By Editor /asdf 07-04-2009

In 'Dutchness' the academy is going to show more of itself as a school, with a focus on reflection and the value of the design and making process.

Not only will the exhibition show designs of recent graduates, but work of present academy students and students of other Dutch educational
institutes will be exhibited as well. And the Academy invited some partners, alumni and companies to give meaning to the so called 'Dutch
mentality'. This will be the first presentation of the new executive board, Anne Mieke Eggenkamp and Alexander van Slobbe.

The designers presented include:
- Current students and graduates of Design Academy Eindhoven
- ArtEZ Institute of the Arts
- Premsela Design Forum Milan on Repair
- 'Truly Dutch' by Scholten & Baijings
- Thomas Eyck presents 'the flax project' by Christien Meindertsma and 'porcelain tableware' by Aldo Bakker
- 'Stuffed'
- Dutchness Shop, curated by Judith ter Haar. A shop with handpicked products of Dutch designers.
- Masterclass 'Dutchness': the department 'Atelier' of Design Academy Eindhoven will organize an ungoing masterclass during the exhibition Dutchness.

Address:  Romeo Gigli Café, Via Angelo Fumagalli 6, 20143 Milan
Opening times: 10:30 until 19:00
Press preview: 22 April
Time: 10:30
Cocktails: 22 April

Image: 'Fluid' by Ilse Waltjen
Photography: Rene van der Hulst
'Fluid' is a soap collection in which a hard shell of soap functions al the packaging material of liquid soap. Choose between super-light floating fluid, crystal fluid with salt crystals and pebble-shaped stone fluid.

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