Inspired by the Out of Hand exhibit in the Museum of Arts and Design, the Dutch government asked designers to think of inventive, quirky, and smart ideas for a new giveaway to be distributed in the US.
Ideas needed to be inspired by Dutch Design and represent the Netherlands in the US. It also needed to fit the catalogue of Kikkerland.
More than 180 designers from all over the world responded to our competition, and showed us how they are inspired by the Netherlands and Dutch Design.
This showcase includes the 14 top designs selected by a jury. They were all 3D printed by Shapeways and will be on view in the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC until April 20th 2014.
Jury members included: Jan van der Lande, CEO of Kikkerland Design; Duann Scott, Design Evangelist Shapeways; Jan Habraken of FormNation; Alissia Melka-Teichroew of ByAMT; Ron Labaco, Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, Rudolf Bekink, Ambassador for the Netherlands in the United States; and Jan Kennis, Cultural Attaché of the Netherlands to the US and Head of the Press and Cultural department, Netherlands Consulate General, New York