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.
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.
"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.
It's open! The new Van Gogh-Roosegaarde bicycle path is made of thousands glowing stones which charge at daytime and give light at night. Inspired by 'Starry Night' it combines innovation with cultural heritage in Nuenen NL, the place where Van Gogh lived in 1883. Press Release.
Visitors playing with Crystal at GLOW Eindhoven.
Journalist Liz Stinson interviews Daan Roosegaarde about his new design at WIRED. 'There is 80 percent bullshit to get 20 percent beauty' Roosegaarde says. 'But it is worth it.'
Artist Daan Roosegaarde is Talent of the Year 2015. The audience sees him as "a creative mind, who connects art and technology with new aesthetics and meaning". Roosegaarde also is positioned as number 3 in the Artist of the Year index, next to Marlene Dumas and Anton Corbijn. Source: Kunstweek.
Matthijs van Nieuwkerk interviews Daan Roosegaarde live on TV about his new glowing Smart Highway, the van Gogh bicycle path and his famous statement "Creativity is our new capital". Watch the full program here.
Press Release: open for public now as a futuristic landscape of light and safety.
Watch the beautiful official movie of our new glowing Smart Highway. Glowing Lines are lines which collect energy during the day and give light in the evening. Here the landscape becomes an experience of light, safety and beauty. Open for public now at N329 Oss NL. Press Release.
King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands and Daan Roosegaarde meet at Asia-Europe Culture Ministers Meeting in Rotterdam, NL.
"Digital Minds for a New Europe" is a series of think-pieces by the world's best digital minds such as Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. Now Vice-President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes invited Daan Roosegaarde to share his Smart Cities vision in this new article at EU digital minds.
Daan Roosegaarde is selected by the jury as one of the 5 most influential green leaders in the Netherlands. See the complete list here in Trouw.
The World Economic Forum in China will have a special lecture with Daan Roosegaarde and architect Ole Scheeren about the radical changes in urban design that are transforming the way we live. 10 September in Tianjin, China.
The international symposium Creativities Unfold 2014 brings together the future analysts who play leading roles in the world of changes, including Daan Roosegaarde. From 30-31 August in Bangkok Thailand.
Watch people play with our Crystals of light in this short movie. Do it yourself at night, Kastanjelaan 500 in Eindhoven the Netherlands.
The opening of the academic year celebrates pioneering in science with keynotes by minister Jet Bussemaker and Daan Roosegaarde. September 1 at University Twente in Enschede, NL.
The Smog Free Park is the cleanest park in Beijing where people can experience clean air for free. Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts are using patented ion technology to make the world's largest smog vacuum cleaner. Watch the first movie here.
Studio Roosegaarde and Beijing Design Week have launched a 3 year collaboration for a Smog Free City, including the Smog Free Park and the Smog Rings.
Our interactive landscape of light DUNE is exhibited at the Design Museum in Helsinki, Finland. Come and experience our dream landscape of 60 meters from 6 June till 21 September in Helsinki.
This year KunstRAI invites Daan Roosegaarde as artist on the award winning poster by Anthon Beeke. We support art, day & night.
WIRED covers Daan Roosegaarde and his mission to clear the smog from our lives. Read more in the online article.
Dutch minister Bussemaker of Education, Culture and Science signed the cultural agreement with Chinese government to support creative industry, including our SMOG project. Read the official Dutch government news here.
Read the full article about Daan Roosegaarde and his Smog Rings in The New York Times. Each high-end ring supports the cleaning of 1000m3 of polluted Beijing air.
The city of Schiedam commissioned artist Daan Roosegaarde to create a new artwork of light for a bicycle tunnel. The artwork will play with existing water and light to give the tunnel a playful and safe experience. Opening in the end of 2014.
Watch the interview from Beijing here.
As first Dutch designer ever, Daan Roosegaarde will be performing 1 hour live at SXSW. His lecture Smart Landscapes of the Future will highlight recent Dutch high-tech innovations. March 9, 11.00 at Texas Ballroom in Austin USA.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam exhibits our LOTUS DOME in the historical Beuningen room. This living work of art will interact for the first time with visitors in the Netherlands. From February 7 till May 5 in Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
Watch the short movie with the Dutch King and Queen about innovation in the Netherlands. Daan Roosegaarde and our partner Heijmans share their dreams and ideas.
Watch the Chinese national TV broadcast with Daan Roosegaarde about his new innovations, and why DUNE sounds the way it does.