It’s the kind of surrealist story that Belgium is known and loved for worldwide. In May 2006, Hakuna Matata – a communication agency specialized in gastronomic pleasures – and The Fun Group, specialized in amusement park installations, joined forces to make a lifelong dream come true: a flying dinner table! Dinner in the Sky is a catchy concept in which 22 young European restaurant owners … Continue reading The sky is no longer the limit in Brussels!
Uptown Design – part of Design September Brussels – just announced that they are preparing the third edition of this upscale exhibition. Are you an industrial / furniture / jewel / textile designer or a design brand? Do you want to create an exclusive creation in a luxury material or a luxury version of one of your works? Are you interested in presenting your work … Continue reading Call for projects: Uptown Design 2016 in Brussels
When it comes to furniture design, Vitra is definitely one of the brands that no designlover can ignore. Creating innovative products and concepts with great designers is Vitra’s essence. They are developed in Switzerland and installed worldwide by architects, companies and private users to build inspirational spaces for living, working and shopping as well as public areas. The Vitra Design Museum in Germany ranks as … Continue reading 100 Vitra classics of the 20th century
Recyclart is a non profit organization founded in 1997 and located in the abandoned train station Brussel-Kapellekerk / Bruxelles-Chapelle, in downtown Brussels. The organization has a double identity: on the one hand it’s a small multidisciplinary arts centre and on the other hand, it hosts a training centre for wood and metal construction (Fabrik) and catering (Bar Recyclart). The project is inspired by the capital’s … Continue reading Brussels non-profit organization Recyclart is looking for designers to launch new furniture label Filantropie
Award Winning Designers is the first project organized by Antwerp. Powered by Creatives (APBC), the design platform that combines the forces of designers, companies, education and government to stimulate cooperation within the creative sector. Just like the name, the concept is simple but clear: the expo brings together last year’s prize-wining designers who all have a direct connection to Antwerp. From February 6 to April … Continue reading Antwerp puts Award Wining Designers on show
For the 3rd year in a row, BIG against breast cancer has asked Belgian artists to design their own, unique version of the traditional pine for the holidays. Design duo Muller Van Severen, Brussels-based graffiti artist Oli-B and fashion icon Elvis Pompilio are just some of the creatives supporting this Belgian edition of The Designer’s Christmas Trees initiative. Want to own one? Than make it … Continue reading The Designers’ Christmas Trees, Belgian style!
From November 29 to December 6, Nationa(a)l Expo – together with Belgian Spirit – is promoting Belgian design in one of China’s most important cities, Hong Kong. In the framework of the Business of Design Week (BODW) 2015, a pop-up store on Belgian design and fashion will be installed at the PMQ, the new center dedicated to creative entrepreneurship. The pop-up store will showcase the … Continue reading Belgian Spirit in Hong Kong
Belgian duo Studio Job has patterned giant windows at the Faena Art Center in Buenos Aires with coloured symbols and replicated the motifs on the floor of the exhibition inside. The Futopia Faena exhibition presents work created during the four-year collaboration between Studio Job founders Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, and Argentinian property developers Faena. Have a look below for some inspiring images of the expo or … Continue reading Belgian duo Studio Job puts on colourful expo in Buenos Aires
Belgian 3D artist Peter Donders is again drawing attention to himself – and his talented skills – with these newly released images of retro-style cabinets combined with some extremely sexy legs. While the top section – with its rounded shape and use of natural wood – has an extended retro feel to it, the spider legs seem to be crawling their way back into the future. This … Continue reading #DesignOfTheDay: Retro cabinets starring sexy legs by Belgian designer Peter Donders