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Wim Crouwel


Wim (Wilm Hendrik) Crouwel

21-11-1928
born in Groningen, The Netherlands
1946-1949
Art Academy Minerva, Groeningen
1949-1951
Military service
1951-1952
Amsterdam Artschool IVKNO
1952-1954
Designer with an exhibtion company, Amsterdam
1954-1956
Free-lance designer, Amsterdam
1954-1957
Teacher at the Royal Art Academy, s´Hertogenbosch
1955-1963
Teacher at the Amsterdam Artschool IVKNO
1957-1960
Designstudio together with interior designer
Kho Liang le, Amsterdam
1960-1963
Free-lance designer, Amsterdam
1963-1980
Co-founder and partner Total Design, Amsterdam
1965-1972
Lecturer Technical University, Delft (industrial design)
1972-1978
Professor extraordinary Technical University, Delft
1980-1982
Lecturer Technical University, Delft
1980-1985
Consultant Total Design, Amsterdam
1982-1985
Full Professor Technical University, Delft
1981-1985
Visiting professor Royal College of Art, London
1985-1993
Director of the Boymans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam
1987-1993
Private chair Erasmus University, Rotterdam
(art and cultural sciences)
from 1994
Free-lance designer and consultant, Amsterdam

One man exhibitions:
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1979, Museum Wiesbaden 1991, Design Center, Stuttgart 1992

Took part in many groupexhibitions in the Netherlands, and abroad. Speaker at many congresses, symposia, and workshops. Published in newspapers, magazines, and books about design. Received many awards
among others: the Werkman prize 1958, the Duwaer prize 1965, the Piet Zwart prize 1991, and the Stankowsky prize 1991.

1957
Knight of the Order of Leopold II, Belgium
1980
Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau
1989
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the
British Empire
1993
Knight of the Order of the Dutch Lion
1994
Doctor Honoris Causa, Technical University, Delft

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