Dutch Design Lounge Biënnale Interieur Fair Kortrijk

The creative sector is one of the top sectors in which the Netherlands distinguishes itself internationally. During the Biennale Interieur Kortrijk the Dutch Desin Lounge offers Dutch Design at its best in the subcector upcycling and functional redesign. Ten young designers with creative solutions and designs unthought of will show the visitors unexpected moments and innovative solutions with their Occasion Dutch Design Lounge

screen_shot_2018-09-10_at_10.06.00.pngThis year the Dutch Design Lounge offers a platform for about 10 Dutch submissions. The curation of these submissions will be done by YKSI Connect and the final selection will be announced around 7th September. The
participating initiatives have progressive ideas and designs in relation to the reuse of materials and the reduction of residual-/waste streams. As the importance of the circular economy increases in our society, the Dutch government highly values the promotion of (creative) initiatives that back the circular economy.

Location and opening
The Dutch Design Lounge can be found at stand L09 in hall 4. On Thursday 18th October at 10.00h the Dutch Design Lounge will be opened during the start of the Biënnale Interieur fair in Kortrijk.

Lounge Theme
The theme of the Dutch Design Lounge is upcycling and functional redesign and is focused on the starting exporters that would like to gain more experience abroad. Upcycling is the adjustment of (restmaterial of) an existing product in a sustainable product at a higher functional level. Functional redesign means that objects will get new use by the execution of another material, by making adjustments to the object or by making a new composition of objects.circulair designs. 

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