RGD Webinar | Considering Culture: Spotlight on Dutch Design

How does culture and history influence design? Does it underpin creative work and result in common themes and elements?


Date: Wednesday, February 3rd at 12pm EST


Join 4 renowned Dutch designers working in the Netherlands for an exploration of what they believe makes Dutch design unique and innovative, where they draw their inspiration from and what factors influence their work.
The session will begin with short presentations from each panelist, followed by a moderated discussion.

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Peter Biľak, Founder of Typotheque

Peter Biľak works in the field of editorial, graphic, and type design. In 1999 he started Typotheque type foundry, in 2000, together with Stuart Bailey he co-founded art & design journal Dot Dot Dot, in 2012 he started Works That Work, a magazine of unexpected creativity. He collaborates with the choreographer Lukas Timulak on creation of modern dance performances, and together they started Make-Move-Think.org, a foundation for interdisciplinary artistic collaborations. 


Margot Gabel, Lead Designer at Build in Amsterdam

Margot has been working for 3x E-commerce Site of Year Awwwards winner Build in Amsterdam for the last 5 years as one of the lead designers. She has worked on the global redesign of Adidas.com, Ace&Tate and Suitsupply.com among others. She is currently obsessed with accessible design, created the first multi-sensory digital flagship store for Moooi and an online exhibition for Foam Museum in Amsterdam.


Sebastiaan Scheer, Head of Design at MediaMonks

Sebastiaan started out as a graphic designer in the late '90s but went on to combine his skillset with interaction design, making him an all-around digital designer. Now, with a full focus on advertising for one of the biggest digital agencies out there, he's shaping the global design landscape as we speak. On the side, he resides as a board member of Dutch Digital Design where he's on a quest to shine light on the best digital design coming out of the Netherlands.


Pricing: RGD Members: FREE

Non-Members: One webinar - $35; Package of 3 - $90

40% off for Members of CAPICGDCSDGQEditors CanadaIABC Waterloo & IDC*

* RGD webinars count as IDC continuing education credits. Use the GoToWebinar email you receive post-broadcast as proof of completion.


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This webinar is sponsored by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto



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