The NRE site is a small but lively and creative area just outside the city center. The site was founded in 1899, and has a long history as a former gasworks site. It has since undergone a number of transformations. Nowadays you will find several design studios, such as Bart Hess, Nul Zes, Alissa + Nienke and Beeldenstorm.

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Bart Hess: Share the Vibe

Interview with Bart Hess.

Alissa + Nienke

Interview about studio Alissa + Nienke.

Fabrique Ceramique

Interview with Marlies Crooijmans.

Designer for a day


Be a designer for a day!


Velosoof is a cycling cafe. Stop by for a nice lunch, dinner and drinks or visit the work shop if your bicycle needs reparation.