The new De Wereld Draait Door Pop-Up Museum opens a special exhibition by Daan Roosegaarde with historic paintings of the Scheepvaartmuseum collection. Open for public from 29/01 till 25/5 in Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam.
Dutch video interview by NRC with Daan Roosegaarde about leadership in his current generation of 30'ers.
Daan Roosegaarde is selected as Artist of the Year 2016 by Kunstweek and 40.000 online voters. Read the full honourable announcement here.
Our artwork Liquid Space is exhibited at the art festival Winter Light in London. Like a living entity, Liquid Space detects people approaching and rotates in their direction. Free entrance from 11 till 14 January at Canary Wharf London, UK.
Roosegaarde updates the cultural heritage UNESCO landscape of Schokland with his renowned 'Waterlicht' about the power and poetry of water. Open for public on 28 and 29 December, free entrance. Full information here.
We finished the 1st series of Smog Free Jewelry, shipping it around the globe to our Smog Free Ambassadors. More information about the concept and the Smog Free Project here.
Daan Roosegaarde wins the 'Award at Large' of the Professional Lighting Design Recognition in Rome, Italy for his significant contribution to the lighting profession.
With the successful launch of the Smog Free Tower we will now start making the first Smog Free Jewelry. Order your own Smog Free Cube or Smog Free Ring and share clean air to the city. Contact us for more information.
Our postal stamp 'Enlightenment' for PostNL is launched. Daan Roosegaarde: "The stamps give us insight into the light we use every day in the Netherlands". The stamps are available at all Bruna stores and via Collectclub.nl.
More than 50.000 visitors experienced our Waterlicht at Nuit Blanche Paris in 1 night. Watch an in-depth interview with Daan Roosegaarde here about his purpose with public city art.
One night the city of Paris transforms into one large art exhibition at Nuit Blanche. Roosegaarde is invited to present his new 'Waterlicht'. Free exhibition on the evening of Saturday 3 October for Nuit Blanche at Park Martin Luther King in Paris.
The special exhibition Danger & Beauty showcases painter William Turner (1775-1851). Museum de Fundatie invited Roosegaarde to exhibit amongst these paintings his Lotus Model as a new connection of light. Until 3 January 2016 at Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle NL.
Today in the Guardian with mayor Aboutaleb of Rotterdam and designer Daan Roosegaarde about their ambition for clean air.
Visit our Rainbow Station for free, every day for a moment, within 1 hour after sunset at Amsterdam Central Station NL. Or view the movie here.
Creates clean urban skies via the Smog Free Tower and Smog Free Rings.
More than 1.5 million people watched the first new episode of De Wereld Draait Door with Matthijs van Nieuwkerk and Daan Roosegaarde about his new Smog Free Tower in Rotterdam. Watch the live TV show here.
Last 24 hours to join the Smog Free Movement on Kickstarter with more than 1400 clean air ambassadors already. Get your own Smog Free Cube or Smog Free Ring and share clean air to the city.
Finally you can order your own exclusive Smog Free Ring and Smog Free Cufflinks now on Kickstarter. By sharing, you donate 1000m3 of clean air made in the Smog Free Tower. Thanks for your support.
Join us in the Smog Free Movement and build the first Smog Free Tower together with us in Rotterdam NL. Our crowdfunding campaign is now live on Kickstarter. Rewards include a Smog Free Ring or invitation to the Smog Free Party.
During his visit in Japan, Daan Roosegaarde meets with WIRED about his background, inspiration and projects. Read the full interview here.
Designyatra is one of the worlds biggest annual conferences on design. This year Daan Roosegaarde is invited to lecture about his futuristic landscapes in Goa, India on September 10. Full program here.
A new collaboration is made between Louise Fresco of Wageningen University and Roosegaarde to explore new nature and technology projects.
Meet the INDEX: Design to Improve Life 2015 jury, including Daan Roosegaarde, which have selected the finalists for 2015. Our Smart Highway project won the award last year. See all the designs for global challenges here.
with Japanese minister Shimomura and Daan Roosegaarde about future landscapes in Tokyo.
Daan Roosegaarde is commissioned by the minister of infrastructure Melanie Schultz van Haegen to design the new landscape icon for the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk in the Netherlands. More than 10 new concepts will be presented in 2015. Press Release NL.
Minister Melanie Schultz and Daan Roosegaarde are at De Wereld Draait Door about iconic landscapes, Afsluitdijk and Waterlicht. Watch the TV Show here.
Our new Waterlicht is the landscape about the power and poetry of water. As a virtual flood, it shows how high the water could reach without human intervention. Open for public 12 and 13 May 22.00-24.00 at Museum Square Amsterdam, NL.
Our new dream factory in Rotterdam NL is ready to make new artworks. Here Daan Roosegaarde and his team will focus on landscapes of the future. Open house will be on September 5 from 12.00 till 16.00 with Motel Mozaique.
We are proud to announce Daan Roosegaarde is selected as a new Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. Read the full article here.
Our artwork DUNE is showcased at TEFAF, the world’s leading art fair. Light is still an important source of inspiration today. Visit our Dutch lights at ING Rijksmuseum till 22 March in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Read more about this exhibition here.
"Waterlicht" is our new 4 acres public project for the Dutch Water Board. Using the latest LED technology this dream landscape raises awareness about the power and poetry of water to more than 20.000 visitors already at Waterschap Rijn & IJssel.
Roosegaarde's most recent project about the power and poetry of Dutch water. See all photos here.
Cover article in Vrij Nederland, now in bookstores.
TV host Ivo Niehe meets Daan Roosegaarde and talks about his youth, dreams and new designs. The broadcast of the interview generated over 2 million viewers. Watch it here.
This industrial glass house from 1937 is currently being renovated as the new Studio Roosegaarde in Rotterdam NL. The new design firm will open in April and focus on large-scale interactive landscapes of tomorrow.
Our DUNE is the special, energy friendly entrance at World Economic Forum in Davos for sessions about the future of energy with Daan Roosegaarde, Paola Antonelli, and Al Gore. The Forum is committed to improve the state of the world.
Our new Rainbow Station connects the 125 year old historic Amsterdam Central Station by using astronomy science to create a site specific rainbow of light. Rainbow Station can be seen every day for a brief moment within one hour after sunset. The light and colour offers the fifty million travellers a year, a magical moment at night.
Every night a special moment, where art and space science meet.