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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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Historic(al) digital storytelling: keeping their stories alive

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World War II ended just over 75 years ago, here in the Netherlands. War memorials and cemeteries are important historical landmarks to remember those times. They link the past to the present. They enable people to remember and respect the sacrifices of those who died, fought, participated or were otherwise affected. The 'Akkers van Margraten' website - created by Dutch independent digital creative agency 51North - is a moving timeline of the stories behind the war cemetery. From its original construction in 1944 to its present day: the only American military cemetery in the Netherlands.

The website is a remake of a Flash-based project created by 51North in 2007. In 2020 the Netherlands celebrated 75 years of liberation. In order to preserve the never-to-forget stories, the agency took the existing content and developed a new HTML5-based concept: they re-designed and reformatted everything, using a timeline concept, and making the experience even more compelling and interactive. Each year shares information about key events, eye-witness videos (from soldiers to residents), and pictures of that particular time.

The success factors for 51North weren’t measured by the number of website visits or conversion. They just wanted to help keeping the memories alive. No budget or time constraints. A meaningful and prestigious project. So everyone involved could put in the extra hours without a project manager watching the clock.

The project was commissioned by Provincie Limburg, Stichting MCAM and Stichting 75jaarbevrijdinglimburg.nl.

Incredibly compelling. I was moved and drawn in by the stories and information shared. Very well made, and easy to navigate. The website shows respect and dignity fitting for the subject.

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