Dutch design

Shoes, Jam, Mosquitoes

These posters are from the period of Dutch advertising design between the wars, when Holland exhibited as vibrant an advertising culture as the rest of Europe -- and obviously using many of the same graphic idioms as the rest of Europe.

Dutch Designer Sophie Krier Talks Drive-Thru Crits, the Fame Bubble, and Buster Keaton

Enough about the Netherlands’ World Cup performance: there was another, more positive Dutch-related event this past weekend that merits our attention. On Saturday L.A.’s Otis College of Art and Design held a contemporary Dutch design forum, titled “Double Dutch.” The speakers were Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden, partners of Amsterdam’s design and...