The Dots #14 – Milan 2017

Application form The Dots – #14 Milan Design Week 4-9 April 2017


Connecting the Dots is an annual guide containing all Dutch activities during the Milan Design Week. Besides the guide The Dots publishes interviews and articles about Dutch design culture. All designers, furniture brands, labels, academies and organizations can now register their activities. Independent designers can register at reduced rates. To determine how much space you want, you can click the thumbnail to download the example of the sizes. Prices and sizes are in the form below.


View different spaces to choose from (will download as pdf)

The Dots #13 - Milan Design Week 2016

The Dots #13 – Milan 2016, last years edition (will download as pdf)

The Dots #14 comes out in tabloid format (420 x 290 mm) and is 32 pages thick. Connecting the Dots is entirely in English and has a circulation of 20,000 copies distributed in Milan during the Milan Design Week 2017 at the Dutch presentations, through the network of Connecting the Dots and the Connecting the Dots website.

  • Please fill out all texts in English. We recommend to ask for professional assistance in the writing of English texts
  • Fields with a * are required fields
  • Please gather all the information before filling out form; the form can not be stored temporarily and will be transmitted in one time
  • If anything is unclear, please send an email to connecting@thedots.nl

Name subscriber


Exhibition details

What sort of activity is this?
Name company / organisation*
Name presentation (if different from company name)
Name designer / speaker (if more than one, please add names in alphabetical order separated by a comma)*
Address at Milan Design Week*
Mark your presentation on map
Opening times*
Press preview
Opening cocktail

Text for guide

Please submit in the fields below the explanaition about your company/organisation and presentation. Note that this text will be used for publication in The Dots and/or online guide. Please submit text in correct English.

All participants of the guide receive one page in the online-guide containing presentation name, designer(s), location, contact details, text and an image.

Company profile (maximum 50 words)*
Explain the presentation? (maximum 50 words)*

Select your space in The Dots

Select your space in the guide*

Dutch Design Press Desk

The Dutch Design Press Desk is a online database for press content such as press releases and high-res images for Dutch brands, designers and organisations active at the Milan Design Week 2017. Since the Press Desk was launched in 2015, many journalists and bloggers have used the database, making it highly convenient for them not needing to contact each individual company.

Check out the website for more details and the database of last edition www.dutchdesignpressdesk.nl

If you thick the box underneath you will be asked to send us your press folder containing high-res images and a press release to info@dutchdesignpressdesk.nl.

  • There is no deadline, but the sooner we can put it online, the better.
  • We recommend the volume of the folder not to exceed the 150MB.
  • The Dutch Design Press Desk will be actively promoted by press mailings and social media.
  • The list of email addresses of people that downloaded your folder will be send to you after the fair.
  • The database will stay 6 month online.
  • You can add or change content whenever you want till the beginning of the Milan Design Week by sending us an email.
Please thick the box if you want to submit your Press Kit to the Dutch Design Press Desk


Please send us 3 high-res images (300 dpi, +/- 20x30cm in .jpg) than can be used for print.

Each subscriber to the guide receives a full page on www.dutchdesignpressdesk.nl where an image will be used. This image will be cut to 1310x600 dpi. If you subsribed for a 1/24 page you can also submit low-res images in 72 dpi.

Images can be send to connecting@thedots.nl by mail or by wetransfer. Please mention the photo credits.

Company details

Contact person
Is your company based outside the Netherlands but inside the EU? Than please submit your VAT number:
Telephone number, preferably mobile so you can be contacted during the Milan Design Week*
E-mail address*


Participation in Connecting the Dots is entirely optional. When your presentation / activity whatever reason does not go through, then we would ask that as soon as possible to us to pass. To ensure the quality of the publication editors ensures that image and text are flawless and of high quality. Optionally, you are prompted for new material. The editors reserve the right to change text and image if deemed necessary. Participants will receive a pdf with the layout before it go's to print and and can pass on changes until the day of the deadline.

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