The Netherlands is home to nearly 58,000 designers who focus on communications and interactive design, product design (including industrial), and interior design. They are highly respected within Dutch culture and falls under the umbrella of the greater creative industry.

Premsela, Platform for Design and Fashion is the Dutch sector institute for design and fashion. Premsela concentrates on improving the cultural design climate in the Netherlands, and strives to stimulate opportunities for the growth of Dutch design from a cultural viewpoint.

The Netherlands is particularly strong in product design, where an individual designer’s vision is often the key focus, such as Marcel Wanders, Daan Roosegaarde, or via the work of collaborative initiatives such as Droog Design, and is also strong in the field of high-quality design services.

 

Photo: Studio Roosegaarde