GROW is world news
GROW is world news
Today GROW reached around 665 million people. Thank you Dezeen, Yahoo, Corriere della Sera, Designboom, Trouw, Fastcompany, NRC, Reuters, World Economic Forum, RTL Nieuws, Monocle, FD, Rotterdam Partners, NBTC and many others to make GROW grow and inspire.
We are hiring
We are hiring
Love what we do? Interested in joining us? Studio Roosegaarde is currently looking for a driven Senior Communications and a Design Intern. Apply to work@studioroosegaarde.net.
Art meets Science
Art meets Science
GROW shines a new light on the beauty of agriculture.
GROW light recipes
GROW light recipes
GROW highlights the beauty of agriculture
GROW highlights the beauty of agriculture
GROW is the 20,000m2 luminous dreamscape inspired by scientific light recipes which improve plants’ growth and resilience.
World's first URBAN SUN to clean coronavirus
World's first URBAN SUN to clean coronavirus
URBAN SUN inspires safer social gatherings and cleans the coronavirus in public spaces.
20,000m2 GROW is our homage to the farmer.
20,000m2 GROW is our homage to the farmer.
upcoming: GROW
upcoming: GROW
Urban Sun
Urban Sun
We are inspired by the Sun
We are inspired by the Sun
Inspired by the Sun, we dream that URBAN SUN shines its helping light to enhance our well-being and kills the coronavirus in public spaces.
Urban Sun in the news
Read more about URBAN SUN at RTL, DutchReview, AD, Designboom, BNR and many others.
Windmill House
Windmill House
Design for humanity
Design for humanity
Carlo Ratti and Daan Roosegaarde publish the article Design for Humanity at DOMUS: "We desperately need design and architectural solutions to reprogram our pandemic-stricken cities."
National Geographic
National Geographic
This month's National Geographic features our glowing nature research at Studio Roosegaarde about the beauty of light and darkness in nature.
Naturalis exhibition
Naturalis exhibition
Honoured to be part of the 200 year Naturalis exhibition, opened by our King. The wing of the morpho butterfly always remains vibrant reflective and is our inspiration for GATES OF LIGHT.
Lecture at SUTD-MIT Singapore
Lecture at SUTD-MIT Singapore
SUTD-MIT International Design Centre in Singapore is hosting a free public online seminar by Daan Roosegaarde “Prototyping the World of Tomorrow“ on 1 December 2020, Tuesday 4-5pm SGT.
Design Experience 2020 lecture
Design Experience 2020 lecture
How to design our sustainable future after COVID-19? Tune in Wednesday 18 November 11.00–12.30 for the free insight talk with Daan Roosegaarde and Tobias Wallisser at conference ADC Design Experience in Stuttgart.
Keynote at MEET Creativity Milan
Keynote at MEET Creativity Milan
Join us for the keynote by Daan Roosegaarde 'Prototyping the World of Tomorrow' on 29 October at 10.00 online at the International Symposium MEET Creativity in Milan which inspires human-machine interaction and sustainability.
Architecture Award 2020
Architecture Award 2020
Our SMOG FREE TOWER wins BUILD Most Innovative Sustainable Design Project 2020 which recognises the world’s most innovative designers and architects.
Winner Global Future Design Award
Winner Global Future Design Award
Our GATES OF LIGHT wins the Global Future Design Award 2020 in category Lighting Design. The 60 permanent renovated floodgates at the Afsluitdijk with reflective layers of micro prisms use the headlamps of the cars to create an energy-neutral landscape of light.
Presence wins Award of Merit AZ Awards
Presence wins Award of Merit AZ Awards
Our PRESENCE is winner of the Award of Merit 2020 AZ Awards chosen from 1241 entries by the esteemed international jury in the category Temporary & Experiential Installations.
Van Gogh Path
Van Gogh Path
Prototyping
Prototyping
Join our team
Join our team
Join our team now at Studio Roosegaarde to make poetic landscapes of the future, as designer or intern or you just being you. We are open for enthusiastic people with a drive in design or technology. Mail your motivation to work@studioroosegaarde.net.
Gold Award at Future Mars Life competition
Gold Award at Future Mars Life competition
The SPACE WASTE LAB wins a Gold Award at the Future Mars Life competition in China for its design contribution to life in space.
Winner 2020 IESNYC Lumen Award New York
Winner 2020 IESNYC Lumen Award New York
Last night our WATERLICHT was the winner of a 2020 IESNYC Lumen Award in New York. The 2020 Lumen Jury: “The installation powerfully delivers social commentary without getting preachy.”
Space Waste Lab with ESA
Space Waste Lab with ESA
How can art inspire space waste solutions? Join Daan Roosegaarde in conversation with ESA Clean Space team about SPACE WASTE LAB at the webinar Thursday 23 July 15:00 CEST.
Glowing Nature
Glowing Nature
Can GLOWING NATURE replace streetlights? See our mysterious exhibition of 700 million year old microorganisms which glow upon your touch.
Smog Free Ring at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Smog Free Ring at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
The new exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art shows designs that make use of waste products, including our SMOG FREE RING of 1000 m3 clean air. Welcome at Design Transfigured/Waste Reimagined till September 6 in Scottsdale Arizona, USA.
Prototyping
Prototyping
Phaidon book of Daan Roosegaarde
Phaidon book of Daan Roosegaarde
The art monograph book of Daan Roosegaarde about his projects and ideas is published by Phaidon with contributions by Fumio Nanjo, Carol Becker, and Nico Daswani. Now available at Phaidon.
Columbia University School of the Arts
Columbia University School of the Arts
Nearly 10,000 people in New York came to experience WATERLICHT. Read more about Daan Roosegaarde's protopia; step by step improving the world in collaboration with Columbia University School of the Arts.
Winner Successful Design Award China
Winner Successful Design Award China
The SMOG FREE PROJECT wins again in China with the 2019-2020 Successful Design Award which recognises successful design for the future.
Holocaust monument LEVENSLICHT
Holocaust monument LEVENSLICHT
Monument LEVENSLICHT remembers the 104,000 Holocaust victims with 104,000 luminescent stones. LEVENSLICHT started in Rotterdam NL and was shared to 170 Dutch municipalities in collaboration with the National Committee.
Daan Roosegaarde announced as Dezeen Awards Judge
Daan Roosegaarde announced as Dezeen Awards Judge
Daan Roosegaarde is judging this year Dezeen Awards joined by Norman Foster, Joyce Wang, Michael Anastassiades and Paola Antonelli.
Winner Digital Dozen Storytelling Award
Winner Digital Dozen Storytelling Award
Last night in New York our PRESENCE exhibition was awarded with the 2020 Digital Dozen Storytelling Award as one of the most innovative narratives of today.
32KM movie
32KM movie
Follow Daan Roosegaarde and his team in the making of our largest work till date Icoon Afsluitdijk featuring GATES OF LIGHT, WINDVOGEL and GLOWING NATURE in the movie 32KM.
Fortune: Why running a studio is a design challenge
Fortune: Why running a studio is a design challenge
Studio Roosegaarde, also known as the Dream Factory, now at Fortune Magazine on the balancing act of art + commerce.
Ready to upgrade the world?
Ready to upgrade the world?
How can we capture and upcycle the 8.1 million kilo of space waste? How can we design new sustainable fireworks? Are you ready to upgrade the world? Join our team of designers and engineers at Studio Roosegaarde in Rotterdam NL where several new positions are available. Mail your proposal to work@studioroosegaarde.net
Lecture at World Economic Forum
Lecture at World Economic Forum
Daan Roosegaarde lecture Design by Nature at World Economic Forum in Davos is now online, moderated by Caroline Baumann of Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.
LEVENSLICHT goes international
LEVENSLICHT goes international
Read more about LEVENSLICHT in The New York Times, Dezeen, Designboom, Washington Post, Arbitare, NOS, Domus, NRC, and a beautiful homage by mayor Ahmed Marcouch.
170 exhibitions of LEVENSLICHT
170 exhibitions of LEVENSLICHT
Today 170 exhibitions of LEVENSLICHT open in 170 municipalities of the Netherlands filled with local activities of memory and freedom.
LEVENSLICHT
LEVENSLICHT
Memorial stone
Memorial stone
Record amount of visitors for PRESENCE Groninger Museum
Record amount of visitors for PRESENCE Groninger Museum
Our exhibition PRESENCE - Daan Roosegaarde attracted a record amount of almost 180,000 visitors. Never before had the Groninger Museum so many visitors in the summer period. Stay tuned for the international tour.
Holocaust monument LEVENSLICHT opens January 16
Holocaust monument LEVENSLICHT opens January 16
Our Holocaust monument LEVENSLICHT with National Committee 4 and 5 May remembers 104,000 Holocaust victims with 104,000 specially developed luminescent stones in 170 municipalities in the Netherlands. Public opening: 16 January 2020, 19.25 at Eva Cohen-Hartogkade in Rotterdam, NL. (Photo: Daan Roosegaarde and Gerdi Verbeet).
LEVENSLICHT in the Netherlands
LEVENSLICHT in the Netherlands
Our new Holocaust monument LEVENSLICHT is a collective experience of light and commemoration throughout the Netherlands. LEVENSLICHT will open January 16 in Rotterdam and travel to 170 municipalities with a Holocaust history in the Netherlands.