Are you set to be one of the Drivers in 2024?

1 September, 2023

Are you ready to dedicate serious effort to your creative enterprise? Do you want to apply more focus? Do you want to push the boundaries of your entrepreneurship alongside other talented designers? And can you commit an average of one day per week from February to November 2024? If so, sign up for Driving Dutch Design now!

Driving Dutch Design is the professionalisation and networking programme developed to guide passionate designers into the realm of creative entrepreneurship collaboratively powered by Beroepsorganisatie Nederlandse Ontwerpers (BNO), Dutch Design Foundation (DDF), and Stichting Stokroos.

“As a result of DDD, I’ve been able to broaden my horizons, set new goals, negotiate with confidence, and restore equilibrium between commercial projects and passion endeavors.” – Djenné Fila, Driver ’21


The Driving Dutch Design programme comprises an individualized mentoring trajectory,collective masterclasses centered around entrepreneurship, and – for those interested – two tracks: Dutch Design Week/Deliverable (DDW/D) and Dutch Design Week/Campaign (DDW/C). Participants in DDW/D are guided in developing an individual offer or deliverable for Dutch Design Week. DDW/C focuses on the collective campaign during DDW. The content of this part of the programme is determined in collaboration with the participants.


Apply now for the Driving Dutch Design programme! The registration deadline is Sunday, November 26, 2023. The DDD team is eager to learn about your background and what inspires you. In addition to your contact details and educational background, please submit your professional experience and motivation. You can find comprehensive information about the application process and programme details on the Driving Dutch Design website.