The exhibition “Made in Holland” was a collaboration between TU Delft, the Nationaal Archief and the Kunsthal. It was a family exhibition on Dutch design, innovation and was part of the celebration of 40 years anniversary of Product Design in Delft.The idea was that the patent and drawings from the National Archive, showing inventions from 1580 till 1990 in combination with the designs and mock ups from the TU to present an overview of Dutch Design through the different ages. The famous drawings from Simon Stevin en Jan Adriaanszoon Leeghwater, our polder engineers of a long tradition of water engineering together with the ingenious storm umbrella Senz. The umbrella could be tested by visitors in a wind turbine with 9 Beaufort.All the historical material was presented on a continuous dark blue wall, whereas the contemporary designs from the TU were presented on slick glossy white islands.Project Data