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The Centraal Museum is located in a former medieval cloister. Parts of the building have served as an orphanage, military stable and a psychiatric hospital. Utrecht has become famous as the city where the furniture designer and architect Gerrit Thomas Rietveld (1888-1964) lived and worked throughout his life. The Centraal Museum oversees the world's largest Rietveld collection.
Location:Nicolaaskerkhof 10, Utrecht
T: +31 (0)30 2362362
DICK BRUNA HUIS
Only one work of art from Utrecht is more famous around the world than the Rietveld chair, and that is Miffy, the little rabbit created by Dick Bruna in 1955. Design icon, children's character, fashion brand. The work of Dick Bruna is on permanent display in the Dick Bruna Huis, opposite the Centraal Museum in Utrecht.
Location:Agnietenstraat 2, Utrecht
T: +31 (0)30 23623922
STEDELIJK MUSEUM CS
The temporary base of the museum for comtemporary art is located in a former post-building, close to the central station.
Location:Post CS-building. Oosterdokskade 5, Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 5732911
As a new stage for design, fashion and creation, Platform 21's focus is on contemporary issues and topics that will be of relevance in the future. The beautiful round chapel in the Zuidas district of Amsterdam is its temporary space for experimenting with different ways of exhibiting design and fashion and showing the process of creation.
Location:Prinses Irenestraat 19, Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 3018000
Gallery Binnen is a platform for innovative contemporary Dutch and international interior design.
Location:Keizersgracht 82, Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20-6259603
AMSTERDAM INDEX 2007
More surprising info about creative Amsterdam in Amsterdam Index, an international annual magazine about creative Amsterdam. With free city guide full of usefull adresses and personal tips of local creatives.
Find Amsterdam Index at Athenaeum News center, Spui 14-16, Amsterdam