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An atmospheric and beautifully crafted way to digitalise an album

Önnu Jónu Son

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Önnu Jónu Son

A totally immersive and playful, fun app experience

McDonald's Getaway Island

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McDonald's Getaway Island

Spending days at this beautifully crafted and innovative digital library

Americana

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Americana

A flawlessly implemented website with an eye-opening message

The Drop Store

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The Drop Store

Taking the world of hospitality to the next level, digitally

Be My Guest

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Be My Guest

A visually strong mix of digital storytelling & e-commerce

CL9UD

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CL9UD

Raising digital awareness: the decline in press freedom

The Erased font

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The Erased font

A sophisticated digital experience to explore an iconic museum online

foam.org

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foam.org

A visually stunning and impactful, interactive documentary

The Pollinators of Slovenia

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The Pollinators of Slovenia

A journey towards equality. Decoding gender-bias in AI

MissJourney

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MissJourney
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Christian Mezöfi from Dentsu Creative: loves detail and 3D design

Christian Mezöfi Dentsu Creative & Dutch Digital Design curator

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Christian Mezöfi Dentsu Creative & Dutch Digital Design curator

Welcome ACE, Cut the Code, DotControl, Lava and Merlin Studio

welcome to five new partners

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welcome to five new partners

Aurelija Mockeviciute: visual designer & Dutch Digital Design curator

Meet Aurelija Mockeviciute from Clever°Franke

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Meet Aurelija Mockeviciute from Clever°Franke

To be a Robot Kitten: passionate about creative technology

Partner in the Spotlight: Robot Kittens

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Partner in the Spotlight: Robot Kittens

Dutch Digital Design does Dutch Design Week 2023

Dutch Digital Design does Dutch Design Week 2023

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Dutch Digital Design does Dutch Design Week 2023

ADNIGHT 2023: we present to you the Dutch Digital Design route

Adnight - Dutch Digital Design route

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Adnight - Dutch Digital Design route

Erick de Jong: creative director, one of our curators, Japanophile

Curator's choice - Erick de Jong from Fonk

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Curator's choice - Erick de Jong from Fonk

Curator’s Choice: meet Giulia Principe & the work of Roelof Knol

Curator’s Choice: meet Giulia Principe & the work of Roelof Knol

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Curator’s Choice: meet Giulia Principe & the work of Roelof Knol

Partner in the Spotlight: Greenberry for socially responsible digital design

Partner in the Spotlight - Greenberry

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Partner in the Spotlight - Greenberry

When Suzanne Visser & Dutch Digital Design did SXSW 2023

Dutch Digital Design at SXSW 23

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Dutch Digital Design at SXSW 23
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Behind the scenes of Dutch Digital Design.
Meet our curators

Dutch Digital Design

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A quick look behind-the-scenes: introducing three of our Dutch Digital Design curators. Firstly, meet Rolf Coppens from GRRR, Dutch digital design agency for meaningful matters, and Mr. Chief Curator. He will share his and, of course, Dutch Digital Design’s view on what we do, why and how we do it. Paulien Hosang – visual designer at Dutch digital design agency Greenberry, and Joost Huver – design lead at Achtung! Amsterdam, will give you a quick impression of what matters to them as Dutch Digital Design curators.

What we do, why and how we do it – by Rolf Coppens

We are on a mission to share Dutch Digital Design with the world. We want to celebrate the best Dutch digital work out there, based on three pillars: originality, craft, and positive impact on society. All of these factors count, but not every case has to excel at all three. One thing counts for sure: the work has to stand out. It needs to have the wow-factor. Needless to say that the work has to be produced in the Netherlands or by Dutch people living or working abroad.

Dutch Digital Design has a great team of curators - from the best digital design agencies in the Netherlands. They (digitally) come together to discuss their choice of best Dutch digital work and why this particular work should feature on our website. Each month a selection is made of what will feature on our website.

Life as a curator - by Paulien Hosang and Joost Huver

Paulien has been a curator for Dutch Digital Design since December 2019. The things she looks at over and above our three pillars when looking for outstanding Dutch digital design work, is whether the execution of a project truly suits its purpose. However, when looking at our three pillars, the impact a digital project has on society matters to her most. Projects nowadays can’t really get away with not adding any value to the user. It is also Paulien’s personal mission to ensure that the work she creates, together with her other colleagues at Greenberry, somehow contributes to making the world a better place. It is what she genuinely believes in, and also why she works at Greenberry – an agency that has every intention to create smarter digital design that helps make things better - for the user and, ultimately, for the world.

But a good balance between impact, craft and originality is essential. It should be visually appealing, the technology innovative and the user experience inclusive to all.

Paulien’s favourite Dutch Digital Design case so far is Nachtloerrrders. It shows an impactful digital journey - from start to finish - with active involvement of children in the development of this project, seeing their own work digitised. A perfect, tangible digital translation of what might happen if we continue to disturb animal habitats with our cities lighting up the night skies.

Joost is proud of what our small country produces. Our cities are well-known around the world: Eindhoven for industrial design, Amsterdam for graphic design, Rotterdam for urban design. And we’re not doing so badly when it comes to digital design either. So, when he was asked whether he would like to help share the best Dutch digital design with the rest of the world by becoming a curator, Joost didn’t have to think twice. He finds his role as curator inspiring: learning something new every day, making you want to push yourself even harder.

When it comes to the three Dutch Digital Design pillars, he believes that all three matter. Although, originality is important to him. A project needs to be innovative, with a unique idea or approach. With attention to detail, however simple or clean the design is. What does positive impact mean to Joost? The work needs to be relevant to the user, and offer a solution. People demand honesty. They see right through things if it doesn’t do what it promised.

Finally, a project has to feel like a personal experience to the user. People no longer want to be seen as part of a specific target audience.

One of Joost’s favourite Dutch Digital Design cases: LEELA, digital-only fashion platform. According to Joost, it perfectly embraces the three pillars: originality, craft and positive impact.