Dutch design


Dutch design is design from The Netherlands or which adheres to the Dutch style of design.

Books 10

Theory of Type Design consists of 24 short chapters describing different aspects of type design, from the influence of language to today’s digital developments, from how our eyes and brain process letterforms to their power of expression.
Bram de Does has conducted extended research into the endless combinations of patterns, ornaments, and borders.
A definite monograph about Wim Crouwel going into great depth to understand the methodology of one of the greatest minds in modern graphic design.
First-ever publication on the work of Experimental Jetset, documenting almost two decades of graphic design praxis
This book presents the origins of exuberant curly lettering style on the windows of traditional Dutch cafés and bars.

Articles 8

Peter Biľak speaks to Irma Boom about how her design practice developed over the past decade.
Interviews · 23 July 2012 · English · 2942 words
Interview with the Dutch designer René Knip, specialising in three-dimensional typography and lettering. Part of the book 158 answers.
Interviews · 9 May 2011 · English · 2361 words
Andy Crewdson discusses the origins of the Dutch designer’s recent family of types.
Typeface stories · 24 February 2005 · English · 1573 words
The abstract for Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 392 words
The second chapter of Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 18886 words

Blogs 1

Dutch design agency Gummo designed a new series of post stamps for the TNT Post (now Post NL) on the given theme of not yet realised architecture in the Netherlands, creating the world's first Augmented Reality (AR) stamp.
10 October 2011

Authors 3

Gerard Unger (1942) is a Dutch graphic and type designer. He studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam from 1963–67. A pioneer of dig...
Frederike Huygen is a Dutch art historian, researcher and author. She was the curator of the industrial design collection at the Museum Boijmans Van ...
Jaap van Triest (1957) is a graphic and editorial designer. He designed numerous magazines (Forum, Vormberichten, etc.), publications in collaboration...