Ed Annink was a product designer, curator and teacher. His products are on the international consumer market under such labels as Driade, Authentics, Royal VKB, Purple South, Kwantum and Nexus computers. On his initiative, books are published, exhibitions are organized and archives of our cultural heritage are made accessible to the public. One of his most recent projects is Design Den Haag 2010 - 2018, a ten-year program focusing on design and government in Europe. Annink created the exhibition program for the first edition in 2010 (in Den Haag and Berlin). Ed Annink was co-owner and creative director of Ontwerpwerk, a multidisciplinary design office in Amsterdam and Den Haag.