Dutch design yearbook – presenting all Dutch presentations at the Milan Design Week 2011
Besides a description of the Dutch presentations, the magazine contains several maps indicating the locations of the Dutch Exhibitions. Connecting the Dots also serves as a guidebook and includes a number of articles on design in the Netherlands and elsewhere.
Connecting the Dots will be distributed in Milan during the Design Week. And predistributed to key-figues in the international design field a week before the event. Total 20.000 copies.
Available via the Athenaeum Newscentre for € 7.50
For the second year running, the magazine Connecting the Dots will provide an overview of all the Dutch designers presenting in Milan during the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and the FuoriSalone. This year, the festivities kick off on 12 April and run until 17 April 2011.
The magazine will be distributed free of charge at all Dutch exhibitions and key design locations in Milan.
Alongside a guide to the Dutch presentations – including ofcourse an essential cocktail guide – the magazine incorporates articles centering on the Dutch design industry.
Features include an interview with cultural entrepreneur Diana Krabbendam, a comparison of the three Dutch technical universities – TU Eindhoven, UT Twente, TU Delft – with regards to sustainability, an article highlighting Dutch designers working abroad in all corners of the globe and a photo reportage by Roos Kroes in continuation of last year’s series, depicting Dutch designers behind-the-scenes.
Designers featured include BCXSY, Dirk van der Kooij, Frederik Roije, Ghyzcy, Ineke Hans, Kranen/Gille, Piet Hein Eek, Yuya Ushida & Wijtse Rodenburg and more.
Last but not least, a restaurant guide will provide a local’s perspective on dining in Milan.
The magazine will be designed once again by Koehorst in ‘t Veld. Connecting the Dots is an initiative of Tuttobene and is commissioned by the EVD, agency of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs