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Hands Off: New Dutch Design at the Confluence of Technology & Craft

May 9, 2015–September 13, 2015

Guest Curator 

Zahid Sardar

The Museum of Craft and Design’s exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Windgate Foundation and Grants for the Arts. This program is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.

Hands Off: New Dutch Design at the Confluence of Technology & Craft will promote Dutch Design and its influence on the global future of contemporary art, craft, and design, including architecture, e-culture, and fashion, among other disciplines. Featured designers produce innovative works that challenge traditional notions of public space, sustainability, architecture, fashion, functional objects, marketing, and art utilizing technology that requires no ‘making’ by hand in the traditional sense. Hands Off will showcase the development of new materials, new ways to use old technologies, and new ways of looking at and interacting with the worldHands off will feature the work of approximately twenty designers from design hubs across the Netherlands including Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and Maastricht.

Hands Off is being featured at Dutch Design Week in the Netherlands.

Above Image: Mahmud Hassani & Massoud Hassani, Mine Kafon (original), 2011. Image courtesy of the artist.

Marcel Wanders

Studio Eric Klarenbeek

Dirk Vander Kooij

Petrovsky&Ramone and Random Studio

Martijn Koomen

Studio Drift

Dennis Parren

Aoife Wullur

Grietje Schepers

Ted Noten

Borre Akkersdijk

Mahmud Hassani and Massoud Hassani

Tiddo Bakker

Jólan van der Wiel

Daniël de Bruin

DUS Architects

Raw Color

Anouk Wipprecht

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