Dutch Design Week 2013
Jaap van Oirschot
Re-introducing the Dutch national family car, made in Holland. Translating the
1960s model into a modern design: a hybrid plug-in.
Restoring the emotional link between the meat we eat and animal it provides. This
kit comes with a live chicken, an axe and some rope. it’s up to you to turn the
chicken into a dish.
Question the monopoly position of the funeral service industry by introducing a
funeral price ﬁghter. No frills, just the basics.
Breaking the pattern of smart phones that are easily discarded. This smart phone
has seperate components, each with their own function. When one component
breaks down or needs an upgrade, it can be easily replaced.
What’s for dinner? In the Powdery, you can prepare any meal you like with a
minimum amount of ingredients. The nutritious powders are mixed while you wait.
How do you create interpersonal connections between the elderly - especially if
they have Alzheimer’s disease? This ‘rollator bench’ is repurposed by turning it into
a mobile knitting space.
When it comes to arranging our desks, some things never change: the need for
light and the wish to store small oﬃce utensils. The Tidy Light combines both. It
adds a playful element to a clean-desk policy.