GATES OF LIGHT wins Platinum A’Design Award
GATES OF LIGHT wins Platinum A’Design Award
Our permanent sustainable gateway on the Afsluitdijk GATES OF LIGHT, receives the prominent Platinum A’Design Award.
LOTUS DOME takes home the A’Design Gold Award
LOTUS DOME takes home the A’Design Gold Award
Our travelling LOTUS DOME folds open according to the heat of visitors hands, revealing light. More info on the award here.
SCIENTIFIC STUDY VALIDATES SMOG FREE TOWER
SCIENTIFIC STUDY VALIDATES SMOG FREE TOWER
Scientific study of Professor Blocken and the Eindhoven University of Technology shows the PM10 reduction by the Smog Free Tower (in percentage and at 1.75 m height). The study undertaken in China confirms the reduction of pollution around the Smog Free Tower. Read press release here.
Studio tour
Studio tour
Studio Roosegaarde opens its doors for Art Rotterdam Week
Studio Roosegaarde opens its doors for Art Rotterdam Week
Have you always wanted to peak into our Dream Factory? Our studio will be open to the public as part of Art Rotterdam Week on 9 February 17.00 - 21.00, 10 and 11 February 11.00 - 19.00.
Winner Lighting Designer of the Year Award
Winner Lighting Designer of the Year Award
Professor at Tongji University Shanghai
Professor at Tongji University Shanghai
Daan Roosegaarde is now visiting Professor for Environmental Design at Tongji University, here with his students in Shanghai, China.
Wallpaper* Design Awards Jury
Wallpaper* Design Awards Jury
Daan Roosegaarde is in the jury for Wallpaper* Design Awards 2018 and reflects on the nominees here. Photoshoot at Gates of Light, wearing Alexander McQueen, winner of the Best Men’s Fashion Collection Award.
New space adventures in 2018
New space adventures in 2018
“Space debris is the smog of the universe” – Daan Roosegaarde. Stay tuned for new space adventures in the New Year.
Winner of DFA Grand and Gold award in Hong Kong
Winner of DFA Grand and Gold award in Hong Kong
Smog Free Project receives Grand Award for Sustainability and Gold Award in Design for Asia Awards in Hong Kong.
New Roosegaarde website
Welcome to our new website www.studioroosegaarde.net filled with projects, stories and peek inside our studio.
New Smog Free Rings available
New Smog Free Rings available
After the successful launch of the Smog Free Tower in Beijing we are now collecting smog particles from the urban skies. With each Smog Free Ring you donate a 1000 m3 of clean air. A perfect gift for your loved one. The limited edition of the new Smog Free Ring is now available via Hanne at mail@studioroosegaarde.net.
Smog Free Project celebrated with new awards
Smog Free Project celebrated with new awards
Ordos Conference and D&AD Impact recognize Smog Free Project as world-changing design with these new awards.
OPEN DAY OF THE STUDIO ROOSEGAARDE
OPEN DAY OF THE STUDIO ROOSEGAARDE
Studio Roosegaarde opens the Dream Factory on September 2nd as part of the FAB city Rotterdam program.
New shapes come alive
New shapes come alive
Prototyping new shapes at Studio Roosegaarde
Work in progress
Work in progress
On the Smog Free Bicycle in Shanghai.
Smog Free Bicycle with ofo China
Smog Free Bicycle with ofo China
Roosegaarde announces at the World Economic Forum a partnership with ofo, the largest Chinese bike sharing programme, and Tezign, a leading Chinese design platform, to develop the Smog Free Bicycle in China. Press Release.
Winner of Social Impact Award Core77
Smog Free Project received a Notable honor in the Design for Social Impact category in the 2017 Core77 Design Awards. The Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners.
Smog Free Bicycle concept
Smog Free Bicycle concept
Introducing our new Smog Free Bicycle; sucking up polluted air, cleaning it, and releasing the clean air so you can cycle and not be polluted.
Work in Progress: Icoon Afsluitdijk
Work in Progress: Icoon Afsluitdijk
Daan Roosegaarde checks the 60 floodgates which are being renovated and designed as a new cinematic entrance of the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk in the Netherlands, and will open in November 2017. Full interview in the Leeuwarden Courant.
Work in progress Icoon Afsluitdijk
Work in progress Icoon Afsluitdijk
The 60 monumental floodgates will be illuminated by the reflection of the headlights of the cars, creating an energy-neutral entrance to the Afsluitdijk. The Gates of Light will open in November 2017. Source: Telegraaf.
Winner of Graphite Pencil in D&AD Awards
Winner of Graphite Pencil in D&AD Awards
Windlicht is the winner of Graphite Pencil in D&AD Awards for Design for Public Spaces. D&AD Awards celebrates internationally outstanding works and is given as a symbol of the very highest creative achievement. D&AD Awards website.
Winner of Platinum A
Winner of Platinum A
Smog Free Project is the winner of the Platinum A'Design Award in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category. A'Design Award is the worlds largest design competition awarding best designs and services.
Personal story on Smog Free Tower
Thank you Chelsea Collier for sharing a video on Smog Free Project in China for her research on Smart Cities as part of her Eisenhower Fellowship. See the full movie here.
Growing new experiences
Growing new experiences
Experiments with algae at Studio Roosegaarde.
Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum
Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum
Daan Roosegaarde celebrates two years as Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. Follow this years discussions in Davos live at World Economic Forum.
"Dream lab of the 21st century"
"Dream lab of the 21st century"
Studio Roosegaarde has revealed its new Rotterdam office, the Dream Factory, which is located inside a 1930s glass factory overlooking the city's harbour. The structure was saved from demolition to create the "dream lab of the 21st century". Read the full article on Dezeen.
Award for best Lighting Environment Design
Our Waterlicht wins the Award for best Lighting Environment Design in Shenzhen China. The Idea Tops Award praises the best designers around the world.
Winner of German Design Award
Winner of German Design Award
Our Smog Free Project wins the German Design Award for Excellent Product Design. The German Design Award is organised by the German Design Council in Frankfurt and identifies unique design trends.
First Smog Free wedding couple with Smog Free Ring
First Smog Free wedding couple with Smog Free Ring
Deepak proposes to Chloe with a special engagement ring: the Smog Free Ring, sharing the gift of clean air. New Smog Free Rings are now available for order via mail@studioroosegaarde.net.
Order Smog Free Ring
Order Smog Free Ring
1 Smog Free Ring = 1000 m3 clean air. Mail us at mail@studioroosegaarde.net.
Roosegaarde wins London Design Innovation Medal
Roosegaarde wins London Design Innovation Medal
The jury says: “Daan is a social innovator who does design in a very different way. His influence is now stretching across the world with projects throughout Europe and China.” Press Release.
Official launch of Icoon Afsluitdijk
Official launch of Icoon Afsluitdijk
Official launch of Icoon Afsluitdijk with Minister Melanie Schultz and Daan Roosegaarde. New designs for the 32 kilometer dike start now. Full information at Rijksoverheid.
Winner Iconic Award 2016 Germany
Winner Iconic Award 2016 Germany
Studio Roosegaarde has won the Iconic Award 2016 Product Special in Germany with our Smog Free Tower. The award celebrates innovative architecture and industry.
Launch of Smog Free Project China
Launch of Smog Free Project China
On June 28 Daan Roosegaarde has launched Smog Free Project China with China's Ministry of Environmental Protection and top press including a frontpage China Daily, CNN and Creators Project.
NRC interview with Daan Roosegaarde
NRC interview with Daan Roosegaarde
Dutch video interview by NRC with Daan Roosegaarde about leadership in his current generation of 30'ers.
Commission Icoon Afsluitdijk
Commission Icoon Afsluitdijk
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 in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, the provinces, Universities, external contractors and other designers. Press Release NL.
Roosegaarde is Artist of the Year 2016
Roosegaarde is Artist of the Year 2016
Daan Roosegaarde is selected as Artist of the Year 2016 by Kunstweek and 40.000 online voters. Read the full honourable announcement here.
Smog Free Jewelry first shipment
Smog Free Jewelry first shipment
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.
Smog Free Rings at Roosegaarde
Smog Free Rings at Roosegaarde
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.
Last 24 hours to join our Smog Free Kickstarter
Last 24 hours to join our Smog Free Kickstarter
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.
Smog Free Ring at Kickstarter
Smog Free Ring at Kickstarter
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.
Smog Free Project live on Kickstarter
Smog Free Project live on Kickstarter
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.
Our new Roosegaarde dream factory in action in Rotterdam.
Our new Roosegaarde dream factory in action in Rotterdam.
Collaboration with Wageningen University
Collaboration with Wageningen University
A new collaboration is made between Louise Fresco of Wageningen University and Roosegaarde to explore new nature and technology projects.
INDEX Design Jury
INDEX Design Jury
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.
Great meeting with Japanese Minister
Great meeting with Japanese Minister
with Japanese minister Shimomura and Daan Roosegaarde about future landscapes in Tokyo.
We moved! Our new dream factory is open
We moved! Our new dream factory is open
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 moved!
We moved!