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Famous Names

Dutch speakers have made their mark in history particularly in the arts and science and this legacy is continued to this day with Dutch and Flemish designers, architects and DJ’s celebrated worldwide.

The information you see here gives you some idea of the scope of the talent of Dutch speakers from the past to today. After you have had a stroll around all these wonderful objects and people have a go at the quiz.

Click on the image or words to read more information below and then try the quiz.

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Graphic Design

Miffy is probably the most famous little rabbit in the world, created by Dutch graphic designer Dick Bruna (1928-), who has sold more than 85 million storybooks world wide. Its simplicity is typical of fifties Dutch graphic design.

For more information, look at www.nijntje.nl.