Open Call: Designers in Residence Kortrijk

Open Call: Designers in Residence Kortrijk

Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency program in Kortrijk, Belgium.
The Designers in Residence Kortrijk program is a 3-month full time working residency from September to December 2019. Designregio Kortrijk provides for the selected Designers in Residence:

  • accommodation
  • monthly fee (400 €/month)
  • 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 "The Future of Domesticity": Exploring new ways of designing space in order to tackle common problems that many experience in our new urban realities. Working with a small footprint in mind, answering the challenges in a way that combines design knowledge with experience and fun. Designregio Kortrijk invites 3 young designers to develop an experimental concept for The Future of Domesticity, through confrontation between citizens, society, entrepreneurs and education in regions such as Kortrijk. 

During the Kortrijk Creativity Week from 23 - 27 October 2019 the Designers in Residence Kortrijk will get the opportunity to show their research and on-going progress to the audience.

Please read the general terms and conditions before applying. The application is online, with deadline 21 June 2019.

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