The red and blue chair of Gerrit Rietveld, the scrap wooden furniture of Piet Hein Eek and Marjan van Aubels solar designs are typical examples of Dutch Design. But what makes Dutch Design so Dutch? Is it a certain sobriety, innovativeness or individuality? Does Dutchness exist? Prof. dr. Timo de Rijk will give an overview of Dutch Design. De Rijk has been design historian at TU Delft & Leiden University and is nowadays director of Design Museum Den Bosch. In cooperation with Study Tour Kayu Jawa and Proto.