Designers in Residence calls for design graduates

22 MAY 2014

In an international call for ‘Designers in Residence’, Designregio Kortrijk is on the search for designers from all sorts and sectors who just graduated. Read on to find out more and apply before June 2nd 2014!

call_designerskortrijkDesignregio Kortrijk (Belgium) invites recent design graduates from the various creative disciplines to apply for its Designers in Residence Kortrijk programme 2014. During a working residence of 3 months (September to December 2014), the three selected designers from Belgium and overseas will be offered a unique opportunity to work together around the theme of Open Design for a better connected community. The Budafabriek and the BUDA::lab are the two inspirational locations in Kortrijk where the designers will create, work and stay. At the same time, these locations are also the focal point for a fascinating community of creative individuals, companies, cultural organisations, creative teaching as well as end-users.

The profile of the designers must correspond to 3 basic criteria:

  1. recently graduated,
  2. a project-centred approach
  3. an international outlook

It is the intention to achieve a cross-disciplinary dialogue to achieve a diverse outcome. Are you one of the designers we are looking for? Apply before June 2nd 2014 via this link. More information can be found on the Designregio Kortrijk website.

About Designregio Kortrijk
Designregio Kortrijk represents a cooperative joining of forces by its five partners from the Kortrijk region in Belgium, who are all engaged in the broad field of design: Voka West-Vlaanderen, Howest, Stad Kortrijk, Leiedal and Biennale Interieur. It is the ambition of Designregio Kortrijk to enhance and develop the creative identity and activities of its partners and the region through constructive cooperation. Designregio Kortrijk works closely with project partners in Flanders, in the Euro-metropolis Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai, and in Europe. Designregio Kortrijk is also a founding member and regional hub of Design Platform Vlaanderen.