We are the next generation
The best student projects from the creative Flemish design education
A selection of the most innovative products and cases from companies from the region Kortrijk-Ieper-Roeselare-Tielt.
A decade of graduates
In 2015, the 10th class of Industrial Product Design (Howest) graduated. An overview of graduation projects and 10 year alumni.
Curator Oscar Lhermitte searches for the secret behind the design of everyday products. Realised by Cité du Design for the International Design Biennial of Saint Etienne 2015.
Of course we are a region of Makers and Doers. But do the inhabitants of Kortrijk experience this and is it clear for those who are visiting Kortrijk?
Program W/O 15
Wednesday 28 october
09:00 - 72h Challenge
72h Challenge Howest & Leiedal
18:30 - Grand opening
6.30pm Grand Opening with launch DesignX50 n°5, Oscar Lhermitte about his exhibition No Randomness and Werner Degraeve from Autodesk on 'The future of making things'.
20u15 Network reception
At 8.30pm Archipel offers a lecture by Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus.
Saturday 31 october
10:00 - Biking & DIY
With children activities, products from innovative start-ups, pimp-your-bike and upcycling workshops
Thanks to Stal13, Fietskeuken Kortrijk, The Opportunity Factory, Itisi, Coureur du Monde and Howest.
22:00 - Closing party
WO15 invites Søndag - Closing event Week van het Ontwerpen 2015
Music by Søndag
Kusiner / DJ Lomme / Nixon
open at 10pm, Budafabriek Kortrijk
free event, but limited capacity