Daan Roosegaarde creates designs that interact with sound and movement and by which viewer and space become one. His vision behind this distinct connection: techno-poetry.
Daan is creative director of the social design lab Studio Roosegaarde. With offices in Rotterdam and Shanghai, he develops innovative, interactive landscapes that are accomplished through the objective of pulling technology ‘out of the screen’ and integrating it into the real world.
Daan is known for internationally awarded projects such as Dune and Intimacy 2.0. He also developed the Sustainable Dance Floor, an interactive dance floor that generates electricity through the motion of dancing. He is currently working on the future concept Smart Highways, trying assist drivers in order to make their journeys safer and more energy efficient.
Daan has won the Dutch Design Award, Charlotte Kohler Prijs, Design for Asia Award and China's Most Successful Design Award. He has been the focus of exhibitions at the Tate Modern, the National Museum in Tokyo, the Victoria and Albert Museum London, and various public spaces in Rotterdam and Hong Kong.
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