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New festival Design Quarter Hague uses all the senses

Slow design, food & lifestyle in Zeeheldenkwartier, The Hague

Zeeheldenkwartier “The best neighborhood in The Hague ‘; as it is often is called. And that’s not for nothing. In the many speciality shops is always to find something original and in combination with the sympathetic lunch cafes is it a lively area.

Designkwartier Den Haag. Photo: Loes van Gennip
Designkwartier Den Haag. Photo: Loes van Gennip

With a qualitative and versatile selection of slow-design Design Quarter is the first festival in the Netherlands to pay attention to the international trend of awareness and small scale in living and lifestyle. Quality is measured by the care and attention of something designed and made​​. At the local level, the festival provides temporary housing for special design brands that are likely to find. A permanent place in Zeeheldenkwartier

Completely new is the Design Quarter Festival, what will take place from Friday 16th/Sunday May 18th. With Fresh design of Dutch origin, with scoops of the design week in Milan a month earlier, vintage lifestyle and interior design, art, and slow design menus make a visit to this part of the Hague more than worthy. Design Quarter is for lovers and laymen. During the festival, there are pop-up stores, specials in existing stores and exhibitions. The visitor is introduced to design right out of the studio and the stories of the designers. Visitors do not have to go home empty handed, their open for business. Maybe a small nice gift or the perfect piece of furniture for the rest of your life.

Pop-up stores, Design Department, museums and restaurants.

An inspiring route through the Zeeheldenkwartier leads past famous specialist as Edwin Pelser, Wow, PIM and Tas-ka. In the pop-up stores designers present their special collections and unique pieces. Museum Panorama Mesdag adds work of Chris Meinderstma to the famous panorama from 1880. Design Quarter presents both up-and-coming designers like Casper Tolhuisen and Studio Snowpuppe, as the latest products from established names like Thomas Eyck, Floris, Hovers and Tiddo Rider. Private House Interior editor Mary Hessing open in her house a temporary design store design with her personal favourites. The Reactor visitors discover the workings of a creative process. Restaurants and cafés provide tastings and tasteful slow-design menus.

List of participating designers

Arnoud Dijkstra, Bo Reudler, Cor-Unum, Crunch Café, Daphna Laurens, De Besturing, De Intuïtiefabriek, De Reactor, Edwin Pelser, Floris Hovers, Grondvormen, Jeroen Wand, Jobtom, Johan Pragt , Junkfood, KABK, Lio de Bruin, Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters, Maarten Schenkeveld, Makii, Mara Skujeniece, Marius Jouw Wijnvriend, Martijn Rigters, Mary Hessing – WOTH, Michiel Martens & Roel de Boer, Museum voor Communicatie, Nynke Koster, Ontwerpduo, Oom Jan, Panorama Mesdag, Pim, Raw Color, Rogier Wieland, Studio Aandacht, Studio Snowpuppe, Tas-ka, TextielMuseum, The Fine Store, Tiddo de Ruiter, Tomm Velthuis, Vrijling & Geluk, Wauw, Wouter Scheublin

Free entry.

More information on: www.designkwartier.com

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