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Spring Sets Off Tulip Spectacle in Holland

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Tourists flock to technicolor landscape.

Once a year, more than 10,000 hectares of farmland in northwestern Netherlands burst into a patchwork of colors. Like psychedelic Mondrians, these aerial photos capture the tulip farms at the peak of their technicolor glory. The short-lived Dutch Tulip season attracts tens of thousands of flower-gazers, who set up shop along the fields to take in the show.  (via Daily Mail)...read more

Dance Dance Revolution

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Sustainable dance club powered by people on the dancefloor.

Leave it to the Dutch. Harnessing dancers' kinetic energy to power the club itself? Gives a whole new incentive to partying....read more

Seductive Urban Beehive Design Unveiled by Philips

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Sleek beekeeping solution looks great, but will it work?

Philips, the multinational Dutch electronics giant, made a big splash at the recent Dutch Design Week with its innovative Microbial Home, a net-zero vision of household appliances and fixtures that all work together in an "integrated cyclical ecosystem."  Aside from the Bio-digester -- the design's main hub -- which converts solid kitchen and human waste (ewww) to methane gas......read more

Mujjo iPad Sleeve

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A sleek and sustainable sleeve for your Apple tablet $61.00

This iPad sleeve from Mujjo's Originals collection is another nice win for Dutch product design. The minimalist design is comprised of wool felt and hand-dyed, veggie-tanned leather, with a simple closure to keep your iPad or iPad 2 snug and protected. An additional storage department offers ample space for plugs, headphones and documents.  From the designers: Wool felt is a sustainable......read more

Baked Pancakes

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Dutch-style pancakes make for a perfect brunch

There are few things in life that make us act like crazed children on too much sugar, but pancakes are one of them. And we're not too humble to declare ourselves experts at making them. So we're always on the hunt for new and interesting ways to prepare our beloved flapjacks. The Dutch version of the pancake is the pannekoek, a thin, plate-sized bit of goodness that can incorporate any sort......read more

Dutch Uncles, "Fester"

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Crystalline video for new single from the Manchester art rockers

Here's a seasonal video for "Fester," the angular new single from Mancunian art pop five-piece Dutch Uncles. "As much a chemistry experiment as a music video," the multi-hued clip features icy crystals forming and melting woven together with images of lead singer Duncan Wallis. Wallis's vocals stand out atop funky marimba and xylophone melodies. Directed by Isaac......read more

Everything Old is New Again in Amsterdam

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Blom & Blom: Dutch brothers bring things back to life

In a beautifully refurbished warehouse in the North of Amsterdam you'll find the airy showroom and workshop of Blom & Blom, founded by two brothers, Kamiel and Martijn Blom. The duo shares a passion for forgotten items and lost places, refurbishing left-behind furniture that they mostly track down in abandoned factories and military complexes in the former DDR (Deutsche Demokratische......read more

Dom'Up Treehouse - More Than Glamping

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From Dutch Arboriculturist Bruno de Grunne and Architect Nicolas d'Ursel

These Dutch designers give a modern and luxurious twist the the idea of a treehouse.  Bruno de Grunne and Nicolas d'Ursel from Trees and People invented a suspension style cabin that is a beauty on many levels. Not only is their treehouse a syberatic way to indulge in nature, but it's designed to respect the trees. It's apparently super easy to install and leaves no trace or impact on the......read more

Glass Prefab Cabin by 2by4 Architects

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A perfectly compact getaway in the Dutch countryside

Architects of generic, gargantuan McMansions could stand to learn a thing or two from 2by4 Architects, the Rotterdam-based firm behind the design of this compact recreational home in the Dutch countryside. At only 225 square feet, the Island House leaves a tiny footprint without sacrificing any of the client's needs in terms of comfort or views. The glass prefab is designed for......read more

Manmade Land: Photos by Siebe Swart

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Aerial photographs of Dutch waterworks

As global temperatures continue their upward trajectory, rising seas are an imminent threat for low-lying countries like Holland. The famously waterlogged nation is at the vanguard of innovation in water management, employing groundbreaking tactics to protect human settlements and maintain coastal land. In Manmade Land, Dutch photographer Siebe Swart shows his country's struggles with rising......read more

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