dutch design fashion architecture

Dutch Design Fashion Architecture (DutchDFA) was a four-year strategic programme (2009-2012) aimed at strengthening the international position of Dutch design, fashion, and architecture, by building long-lasting international partnerships and focusing on topical issues and local demand.

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Project Archive

DutchDFA activities took place in the focus countries China, India, Germany, and Turkey, and brought international partners and experience to the Netherlands. The projects varied from research by design projects and educational exchange to trade missions and multidisciplinary exhibitions.

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Library

The library contains publications and surveys relevant to the internationalisation of Dutch design that were published during the programme, as well as year reports, evaluations, newsletters and press archive. DutchDFA country mappings provide detailed information based on extensive market research on the local creative industries in China, India, and Germany.

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Dutch Profiles

Dutch Profiles are short documentaries about architects, graphic, product and fashion designers in the Netherlands. Containing interviews with both well-known and upcoming Dutch designers, Dutch Profiles focus on their conceptual approach, their work process, and the context of their projects.

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News Archive

The News Archive shows a selection of articles in (inter)national media related to the DutchDFA programme, and an overview of news items on Dutch design, fashion, and architecture that appeared on international platforms 2009-2012.

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To be continued...

As a follow-up to DutchDFA, the Creative Industries Fund NL administers a four-year internationalisation programme for the Dutch creative sector (2013–2016). For more information contact Bruni Hofman b.hofman@stimuleringsfonds.nl.
This happens in close collaboration with the main DutchDFA partners,
united in The New Institute and the Dutch Federation of Creative Industries

Thank you

These organisations and persons in The Netherlands have been crucial
to the success of the DutchDFA programme:

Premsela, NAI, BNO, BNA, BNI, MODINT, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the cities of Amsterdam, Arnhem, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, Utrecht and The Hague, NL Agency, the Office of the Chief Government Architect, Creative Industries Fund NL, Submarine, Thonik, Zinnebeeld, Harry Starren, Han Bekke, Ole Bouman, Marie-Helene Cornips, Matthijs Crietee, Christine van Gemert, Rob Huisman, Allard Jolles, Dingeman Kuilman, Albert Matthijssen, Els van der Plas, Fred Schoorl, Corien Beks, Gabry Foolen, Rita van Hattum, Mathias Lehner, Robert Jan Marringa, Alma Ploeger, Tim Vermeulen, Jannet Duijndam, Emmy Scholten, Marlou Thijssen, Paul Zwetsloot, Wienke Bodewes, Roelof Bleker, Janny Rodermond, Mariet Schoenmakers, Christine de Baan, Hester Swaving, Jolanda Strien, Elyne van Rijn, Marian Koek, Marie-Anne Souloumiac, Jeanne Tan, Lodewijk Reijs, Yonca Özbilge, Rogier Coopmans, Carlie Janszen, Nancy van Oorschot, Ingeborg van Lieshout, Nikki Gonnissen, Remco Oude Alink, Sven Sorensen, Sanja de Vries, Thomas Widdershoven, Gert Staal, Jose Teunissen, Huib Haye van der Werf, Bruno Felix, Liselot Francken, Olivia van Leeuwen, Femke Wolting, Geert van de Wetering, Tijl Akkermans, Bart Driessen.

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