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Premsela’s forthcoming exhibition at the Designhuis in Eindhoven, Food Culture: Eating by Design, will feature works that link design, food and the origins of what we eat. Food Culture has been extended until Sunday 6 January 2013.

Premsela programmes events at the Designhuis in Eindhoven in partnership with Capital D and the city of Eindhoven. A range of exhibitions will be on view at least through this year. “It’s important that Dutch designers have an exhibition space in the Netherlands where design receives consistent attention, international developments in design are showcased, and we can display Dutch design in an international context,” says Els van der Plas, Premsela's managing director.

Food Culture
In Food Culture: Eating by Design, curator and designer Marije Vogelzang has selected projects that map our complex relationship with food and make visitors conscious of how it is produced. The exhibition will show how designers can help humanity to make necessary future changes to the food chain. It will run through Sunday 30 September.
 

PREM_DH_Mutatoes_460x310.png Food design? Uli Westphal's Mutatoes.

Previous exhibitions
Connecting Concepts
, an exhibition of Dutch design, fashion and architecture, was on view at the Designhuis through 20 May 2012. It lifted the lid on what's unique about design from the Netherlands by illuminating and analysing the Dutch design process. Connecting Concepts was curated by Ed van Hinte.

The mini-exhibition A Fashion Odyssey, also on view through 20 May 2012, showcased sustainable fashion by the young Dutch designers Iñiy Sanchez, Elsien Gringhuis and Berber Soepboer. Premsela asked them to create designs combining style and sustainability. 

Spring: Excellence, Talent and Inspiration in Design, on view through 15 January 2012, displayed the work of three generations of Dutch and foreign designers, revealing their influence on each other. Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima officially opened Spring on Monday 24 October 2011.

Princess Máxima, who formally opened Spring, views Dutch design in the Designhuis.
Extra activities Designhuis
Dutch Design Week 20-28 October

Designhuis

Opening hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–6pm (ticket office 11am–5pm)
Address: Stadhuisplein 3, Eindhoven

Phone: +31 (0)40 2329 720

Email: info@designhuis.nl


Admission
General: €5
Students: €3
14 and under: free


Combo ticket, Van Abbemuseum
General: €12
65+: €10
Students: €6

Museumkaart holders get 50 per cent off Designhuis admission on production of a Van Abbemuseum ticket.

Educational programme
Throughout the year, Premsela offers educational activities in connection with the Designhuis exhibitions for students in Dutch secondary and higher education. Each programme includes a preparatory lesson assignment, a tour, a workshop and a closing assignment. Each lesson is developed specially for the exhibition. Museum docents provide the students with a glimpse inside the world of design.

Contact:
Bart Heerdink, +31 (0)20 3449 449, heerdink@premsela.org


Free tours
Free guided exhibition tours take place every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm.