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Contact information

Until 6 April, Het Nieuwe Instituut can be reached by telephone from 10:00 to 15:00, Monday to Friday: tel. +31(0)10-4401200.
You can also email:

Sonneveld House

Sonneveld House is currently closed, but you can still take a virtual tour. Through the various objects in the house's different rooms, you'll learn about the architecture and interior, the Sonneveld family, and the period between the wars in Rotterdam.

NAi Booksellers

Although NAI Bookshop, located in the foyer of Het Nieuwe Instituut, is currently closed, you can still order books online.

National Collection

The Study Centre is temporarily closed. Questions for the Study Centre should be sent by email to:

Het Nieuwe Instituut's Collection can be consulted online at However, currently it is not possible to process applications for reproductions, and archive materials cannot be reserved for study. 


FAQ for designers

Het Nieuwe Instituut’s information point advises on the impact of the current measures against Covid-19 on the international design sector.

Keep in touch

While the institute building is closed, Het Nieuwe Instituut is publishing a weekly newsletter. See General Newsletter to subscribe.

You can also keep in touch via our social channels: InstagramFacebookTwitter and Instagram Collection.