UNESCO City of Design
Designers in Residence – Kortrijk 2018
Designers and artists are called to apply for a three-month work visit as "Designers in Residence" in the Belgian UNESCO City of Design Kortrijk.

Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency in Kortrijk, Belgium.

It is a 3-month full time working residency from September to December 2018. Designregio Kortrijk provides for the selected Designers in Residence Kortrijk:

The programme includes:
– accommodation
– usage of Budalab Open Makerspace & Bolwerk Workspace
– experts in several domains and support of Designregio Kortrijk
– one-time travel expenses

This year’s theme is: ‘Discover the Next Space’
– Spaces that heal
– In-store shows
– Hospitality in hospitals

The three young designers develop an experimental concept for the future of spaces, through confrontation between citizens, society, entrepreneurs and education in regions such as Kortrijk.

Additionally, during the Biennale Interieur from October 18 to 22, 2018 the Designers in Residence Kortrijk will be offered a unique opportunity to show their research and on-going progress to an international audience.

All information about the call can be found on designcities.net