Eigen huis & interieur has put together a top 25 of the best Dutch designers, or who is the best designer in the Netherlands.
At Nederlandsdesign.com we have also held competitions in the past, so naturally we are curious what other media have to say about this.
At Nederlandsdesign.com we write about the most important Dutch furniture designers.
The list was compiled by around 20 leading design experts who were allowed to give up their top 5.
After that, Eigen huis & interieur started looking at the number of publications, the number of employees, the number of exhibitions, media exposure and a number of variables.
It is striking that the list of experts is a lot closer to our opinion than the final top 25 …
.De top 25 Dutch designers according to Eigen huis & interieur:
1. Studio Job
4. Maarten Baas
8. Ineke Hans
10. Richard Hutten
11. Joris Laarman
12. Aldo Bakker
14. Piet Boon
16. Kiki van Eijk
17. Brand van Egmond
18. Bertjan Pot
20. Edward van Vliet
21. Tord Boontje
22. Paul Linse
23. Roderick Vos
25. Pepe Heykoop
The experts chose the following top 15 from Dutch designers, a list in which we can agree more:
1. Bertjan Pot
6. Maarten Baas
10. Ineke Hans
11. Richard Hutten
12. Wieki Somers
14. Aldo Bakker
.We have also held a competition on Facebook about what is the best Dutch furniture brand and we also have a shortlist of what we believe to be the best Dutch furniture designers.
We have also already compiled a top 10 with the best designer chairs of Dutch origin. Most of the above designers also come back frequently, so we can agree with that.
That the list of experts deviates so much from the final top 25 is of course debatable.
Bertjan Pot and Hella Jongerius are chosen by the experts as clear winners but finish 18th and 9th.
Of course it is nice that Eigen huis & interieur has done such an investigation once.
In the end we think that almost everyone in the top 25 also deserves a place.
Names and Top 10 talents
A number of names came back to which we have not (yet) paid attention to Nederlandsdesign.com.
We will look into this shortly and write an article about it. In addition to the new names,
Eigen huis & interieur also provided a top 10 with up-and-coming talents. We have regularly given some of these talents attention, but the majority have not.
Maybe more soon …
The top 10 upcoming talents according to the experts in Own home & interior:
4. Klaas Kuiken
5. Lex Pott
6. Mieke Meijer