Actively representing Dutch Design at the DDI workspace, exhibitions, conferences and related design events.
Organizing exhibitions, conferences, and other events to promote and stimulate Dutch Design in Turkey.
Creative workspaces for short and long term usage, including meeting facilities and virtual office services.
Dutch Designspace Istanbul is an initiative for designers and design studios from the Netherlands who want to start or expand their business within Turkish borders. The initiative aims to facilitate cooperation and partnerships between Dutch and Turkish creative companies, organizes various events in both Amsterdam and Istanbul, and represents Dutch Design at other design-related events in Turkey and neighboring countries.
DDI facilitates promotional activities of Dutch design products and companies towards Turkey, provides versatile workspaces for short term and long term usage, organizes events and conferences, and provides (in cooperation with close partner Business2Turkey) consulting activities such as market entry, legal and translation issues, and local outsourcing.
Both Turkish and Dutch companies have great design and strategic qualities that are complementary to each other. This provides many opportunities for cooperation and expansion to markets, such as Turkish-speaking Asian countries, Middle East, and Europe. DDI aims to explore and exploit these opportunities and facilitates in value creation for both Turkish and Dutch design companies.