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    A 01:15 min summary of our recent works.
We like to show how it works

recent projects

We like to show how it works.

Photography: Ivo Knubben (Flickr: Ivo Knubben's Photostream), Rosemarije van Zweden (Flickr: Rosemarije van Zweden's Photostream), Paul van Goor (Communicatiebureau MyriadM - Webdesign - Apps - Fotografie - Friesland).

Montage: ColdSunProductions (ColdSun)

Dutch design.


We are living in an era in which many products are offered to us as socalled black boxes, even as the complexity of these products increases dramatically.

The paradox here is that - partly due to the development of (graphical)user interfaces - the end user is more and more comfortable and at ease withusing products, while at the same time is less aware with the real, and oftencomplex mechanisms that lie behind them.
Seen from this perspective, it seems that today’s end-users are increasinglyout-of-touch with the products they use.

Our work is about demystification. The most striking element of our designsis that the most important mechanisms and constructions of the products aremade visible.
All products of DvanDirk are designed and made according to this whitebox-approach.