A Design Lover’s Guide to Amsterdam
Where to eat, shop, and stay in the city known for its scenic canals and thriving nightlife culture.
The global influence of Dutch design dates back hundreds of years. There’s the staid tradition of ornamental Delftware porcelain, the 20th-century arrival of Gerrit Rietveld and De Stijl’s academic minimalism, and now contemporary designers like Marcel Wanders and Maarten Baas are breaking all the rules, adding a touch of whimsy to the country’s rich design past.
The best place to explore this historical arc firsthand? The nation’s capital. Read on for the essential design-minded places to visit in Amsterdam.