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Expert meeting April 5 2017 Salone del Mobile, Milan
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Crafts Council Nederland connects Dutch heritage with the Parisian catwalk

In January 2016, CCNL, made the first contacts between Gerard van Oosten, master of Staphorster stipwerk and Belgian fashion designer Walter van Beirendonck.
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Does Craft Need Design?

Expert meeting April 14 2016 Salone del Mobile, Milan
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Creative Industries

The impact of the creative industries is large: everything around us is designed, invented, created. The creative industry is in many ways a forerunner;...
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Sign the Crafts Manifesto!

Crafts are of great importance: for the emerging making industry, for the preservation and passing on of cultural heritage, for learning with the hands,...
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During Dutch Design Week Crafts Council Nederland shows how the Craftsmap looks offline with the theme glass.
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Expert meeting: ‘The future of the creative crafts’

Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, September 17 2015
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Dutch Belief at Révélations

Dutch Belief at Révélations 9 - 13 September 2015 Grand Palais, Paris