Hidden Gems Bicycle Tours 2019
An initiative of Dutch Design Daily, EHV247, Innovation Origins and Dutch Design Foundation.
Curator Katja Lucas.
About the Hidden Gems of DDW
Each year we make a selection of ten Hidden Gems of DDW: upcoming designers and inspiring projects that can be found on special locations throughout Eindhoven. Places you normally wouldn’t go to. During DDW you can. Under the guidance of an expert guide, you will get a peek behind the scenes of a new batch of outstanding designers.
About the bike tour
During a meet and greet on location, the designers share the background stories of their work and you can see and hear how that work has been accomplished. In between, the guide will tell you all about the design world of Eindhoven and will take you to other special places.
Two cycling routes (West tour and East tour)
You can choose from two routes. For both the starting point is near the station. One day we cycle westwards from Eindhoven city center towards Strijp-S and the site of Piet Hein Eek. The other day, the cycling tour goes east where we meet upcoming designers on Design Perron and the NRE area (and more). The guide takes you back to the end point on the NRE site, where the bicycles are returned and where there is the extra option for a Pasta meal at the Cyklist (book in advance via Eventbrite)
Register via Evenbrite
20 okt. 22 okt. 24 okt. 26 okt.
H.E.R.B.S, Studio Nienke Hoogvliet, Schellensfabriek
Bouwjaar Blits, Vitalis WoonZorg Groep, Wilgenhof
Yemma, Samira Charroud, Design Perron
In The Age of Post-Drought, Transnatural, Campina terrein
Fringes & Floats/The Sun Show, Alissa+Nienke, NRE terrein
21 okt. 23 okt. 25 okt. 27 okt.
Hotel Insomnia, Florian de Visser, De fabriek (Baarstraat)
Glim, Gijs Kuijpers, Plan B
Rens marks the spot, Studio RENS, Halvemaanstraat
‘Snapje?’ by MVG, Maatschappelijke Vormgevers, Strijp T
What one drink or pill a day can do to you! STUDIO &lotte, Strijp TQ
Every day during Dutch Design Week
19-27 October, 2019
Under the guidance of an experienced guide, who also tells about the city of Eindhoven
One day we cycle to the west, the other day to the east
Duration four hours
Time 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Price tour € 25.00 per person excl. Bicycle / extra price rental bike € 10.00
Starting point Brandstore VVV, Stationplein Eindhoven
End point The Cyklist, NRE terrein, hand in bicycles
Optional Pasta meal at The Cyklist, (book in advance via Eventbrite)
Language Dutch and English
Number of places A maximum of 15. Book in time!
Register via Evenbrite
Interviews with the designers online
In the run-up to and during DDW, our media partners Innovation Origins and Dutch Design Dailywill publish on a daily basis interviews with the designers we selected this year.
Photos Hidden Gems Bicycle Tours 2018: Oscar Vinck