Dreaming of your own studio with a machine playground as backyard? We offer a space to build your own kick-ass studio next to our shared workshop. For this specific space, we are looking for a professional ‘maker’ in the field of visual art, design, (bio)technology or any other creative discipline, who’s second nature is experimenting with materials, techniques and machines. If you can add machines to the playground, we like you already!


Skills, knowledge and other things we’re looking for
– Cooperative mind-set
– D.I.Y. mentality
– An active professional practice in the field of ‘making’
– Excited to invest and willing to create your own space
– The need of a workshop next to your studio


What we offer
– A space for a studio @ 200 euros (ex. 21% vat) per month (including wifi, electricity, water and waste, and excluding heating).
– Floor surface 32m2, ceiling height 3.7 m
– A fixed contract
– 24/7 access to the building
– One of the best spots in De Besturing, next to our largest shared workshop on the first floor
– Access to our workshops, shared machines and use of our project spaces
– Over 40 creative minds to collaborate with
– Access to the network of De Besturing


How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this new workspace you have to do the following:
– Send a CV and a letter of motivation (1 pdf) to ateliers@debesturing.nl
– Deadline for applications: 18 November 2019
– Special viewing: 11 November 2019, 10.00-17.00 hrs. by appointment only
– Start of the contract: December 2019


About De Besturing
De Besturing is a collective of over 40 artists, designers and other ‘makers’. Since 2006 we run our own studio complex collectively at the Binckhorst in The Hague. It has a permanent status since February 2017. Besides individual studios we have several shared workshops and project spaces that can be used by our members.


For questions, you can contact Aldo Kroese via email: ateliers@debesturing.nl