These Dutch godfathers of pragmatic, funny design use their Amsterdam flagship to showcase their greates and latest inventions. Having achieved world renown for works like Tejo Remy’s loosely bundled set of found drawers or his chair made out of rags, Droog delivers dry commentary on the too-often all-surface/no-substance world of design by using discarded or unlikely materials to style familiar objects.
A mixture between store and gallery, WonderWood is situated close to the Dam Square, Munt & Stopera. Showing “the wonderworld of wood” WonderWood is the place to go for anyone interested in innovations in wood design.
Incongruously located on one the city’s stodgier canals, the Frozen Fountain presents an up-to-the-second snapshot of Dutch design. Its owners - Cok de Rooy and Dick Dankers - have built a collection that shows a skillful balance between the worlds of art and design.