Here, There, Everywhere

Edited by Renny Ramakers and Agata Jaworska
With essays, conversations and talks by David Allin, Jurgen Bey, Koert Debeuf, Theo Deutinger, Greg Lindsay, Winy Maas, Justin McGuirk, Heleen Mees, Renny Ramakers, Charles Renfro, Wouter Vanstiphout and Daniel van der Velden.
The world is intertwined. What happens here, might be relevant there and could resonate everywhere. Initiated by cofounder and director of design company Droog, Renny Ramakers, Droog Lab scans the world for relevant topics and patterns, seeking the broader design relevance of local findings.
Here, There, Everywhere explores the value of dead stock, of downloadable design, of copying as a design method, of a self-invented service mentality typical of Manhattan, of the lack of an explicit national identity inherent to Belgium, of the Russian love for bling, of an alternative economy where materials become more expensive, and more.
From the future of nomadic living to imaginary brands, economic zones and societies, this book is a snapshot of realistic and imaginative findings by Droog Lab in collaboration with designers, architects and thinkers including Winy Maas, Metahaven, Jurgen Bey, Richard Hutten, Theo Deutinger, Mieke Gerritzen, Erik Kessels, Bas Princen, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and others.
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Simply Droog 10+3

The book Simply Droog 10 + 3 years of creation, innovation and discussion gives an overview of all the products, exhibitions, projects, publications of Droog since its founding in 1993, as well as an insight into the Droog mentality.

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A Human Touch

This English product catalogue was published as part of the travelling Droog exhibition ‘A Human Touch’. The photographs show people like you and me, together with Droog products.

The catalogue is designed by Irma Boom and beautifully illustrated with photos by Robaard/Theukens and styling by Marjo Kranenborg.

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Go Slow DVD

DVD of the ‘Go Slow’ project in Milan, presented during the International Furniture Fair in Milan, 2004. The basics of the ‘Go Slow’ project: take your time, enjoy the things happening around you, enjoy a slow experience.

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Hotel Droog DVD

During the international furniture fair in Milan, Droog was present in an inferior little hotel. The interior was left as it was, but the participating designers added something to every room. They created a 5-star hotel experience with it.

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Droog & Dutch Design Book

This book has been issued on the occasion of the travelling exhibition ‘Droog & Dutch Design’, organised by the Centraal Museum Utrecht. The museum bought the entire Droog collection 1996-1999, adding it to the already acquired collection 1993-1996
The exhibition opened in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and travelled to Tokyo (Living Design Centre Ozone) and Kolding, Denmark (Trapholt Museum of Modern Art).

Droog & Dutch Design

The Centraal Museum Utrecht bought the entire Droog collection 1996-1999, adding it to the already acquired collection 1993-1996. On that occasion, Droog & Dutch Design was exhibited in Jerusalem, Tokyo and Kolding.  The complete collection was on display and Thonik designed the book ‘Droog & Dutch design’ to go with it. Exhibition design by Klein Dytham Architecture.
  • Israel Museum, Jerusalem: April – August 2000
  • Living Design Centre Ozone, Tokyo: October – November 2000
  • Trapholt Museum of Modern Art, Kolding, Denmark: January – April 2001