Dutch design

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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...