Discover design in Eindhoven

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Eindhoven Design District is an initiative by Eindhoven Municipality, Dutch Design Foundation, and Eindhoven365 to provide design and technology in Eindhoven with a larger stage and encourage design thinking among businesses and government agencies. On this website, you can find information about the projects we implement and best-practices from the Eindhoven field of design.

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The Many Tree

It's hot in our cities, and it's only getting hotter. That's why the municipality of Eindhoven is working hard to green the city. Greenery also brings comfort, coziness, and shade, and has a positive effect on our well-being. But how do you bring more nature into the dynamic, ever-changing urban environment? Well, for example, with The Many Tree. This rootless tree is at home in any outdoor space. Need to move the tree? You can leave the saw at home, and just move the tree to a new spot!

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De Bepaalbak (Ballot Bin)

The public space belongs to all of us. But how often do you get the chance to have a say about that space? And how often do you actually think about it? With De Bepaalbak (The Ballot Bin), you really can't avoid participating. Well, at least if you want to dispose of your waste. Tossing away a seemingly insignificant item become a vote. Out in the open, where everyone can see what you choose. The Bepaalbak involves people in developments in the public space, such as the station area in Eindhoven, which is undergoing significant changes in the coming years.

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In the heart of Eindhoven lies the Emmasingelkwadrant. The municipality is transforming this area on the edge of the city center into an urban residential neighborhood. At its heart is the Victoriapark, a green, sustainable, and safe oasis for local residents and visitors. Esther Jongsma and Sam van Gurp of VANTOT developed SUNSEEKER, a revolutionary solar-powered skylight, especially for this public park. With this special street lighting, they take on the classic gray lamppost.

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Discover design in Eindhoven

On, you'll find plenty of inspiration to experience Eindhoven Design District for yourself.

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5x Social designers

What exactly is social design? And how is it applied? Using five concrete examples, we explain the power of social design.

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What can one do with speculative design?

In this episode of the Dutch podcast The Tekentafel, we talk to three designers involved in speculative design: Frank Kolkman, Merle Bergers, and Marleen van Bergeijk.

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7x Design areas & creative hotbeds

Want to explore the city's design areas and hotbeds? Or are you looking for a nice space for your studio or workshop? Then this list is for you.

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