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Belgium is Design / Milan Design Week 2019 / Fuorisalone Design - 05 November 2018

ⒸJeroen Verrecht

For many years Wallonie-Bruxelles Design/Mode collaborates with the other regions to boost the belgian design during the design week in Milan. Once again WBDM takes part in 2019 edition (April 9-14) at the FuoriSalone with an exhibition under the label Belgium is Design, in collaboration with Flanders DC, MAD Brussels et Brussels Invest&Export.

Exposition: the forest, an ecosystem to safeguard

The exhibition clings to a larger project, MAAKBAAR. It is a project launched by the BOS + in collaboration with Flanders DC, OVAM, Design Museum Gent and AIDER Peru. It aims to educate a broad audience about the sustainable and responsible use of forests throughout its ecosystem. MAAKBAAR raises the question of the role of design activities in the transition to a sustainable global society.

WBDM presents 5 projects born from the collaboration within 5 companies and 5 designers. A common theme ties these collaborations: the sustainable use of wood, enhancing the local resources of the Walloon forests.

5 projects to enhance the local wood from Wallonia

The aim of these collaborations is to develop a new product through the exploration of technical know-how and manufacturing tools, or through the use of an innovative material.

HEWY + Louise Charlier et Judicaël Cornu
Atmosphère&Bois Home + LeviSarha
4WOOD/Ardennes Toys + Studio Plastique
Mathy by Bols + Pierre-Emmanuel Vandeputte
A+Z Design/Geneviève Levivier + Alain Berteau

To surpervise and support the companies/designers duo during the process, WBDM calls on Susanna Campogrande, an expert about innovation at WOOD.BE.

STAND ⒸJeroen Verrecht

A+Z Design/Geneviève Levivier + Alain Berteau ⒸJeroen Verrecht

HEWY + Louise Charlier et Judicaël Cornu ⒸJeroen Verrecht

4WOOD/Ardennes Toys + Studio Plastique ⒸJeroen Verrecht

Mathy by Bols + Pierre-Emmanuel Vandeputte ⒸJeroen Verrecht

Atmosphère&Bois Home + LeviSarha ⒸJeroen Verrecht

Further information

Milan, 09.04>14.04.2019

Belgium is Design



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