Commerce Design Day: September 26, 2011

— October, 16 2011

On Monday September 26, 2011, the Commerce Design Day took place in Flagey Brussels. 10 keynote speakers, ranging from architects/designers, researchers and brand representatives, presented the latest trends in the field of retail design.

Commerce Design Award 2011

— March, 24 2011

The “Commerce Design Brussels” laureates were announced on May 10, 2011 in the Aquamass showroom! Hubert Verstraeten from Brussels-based design studio Tamawa designed the multifunctional trophee. Commerce Design Brussels was organised by Pro Materia and Design September with the support of the Brussels Region,

Thewhitehotel: Belgian Designers Rooms 2010 – 2012

— October, 07 2010

Since 2006, thewhitehotel has been showcasing over half a decade of evolution in contemporary Belgian design. The hotel, located in the centre of the most cosmopolitan district of Belgium’s capital, has offered around sixty contemporary designers the opportunity to customise both its rooms and the lobby.

Commerce Design Brussels 2010 – 2011

— July, 01 2010

Following the first successful edition of the competition, Commerce Design Brussels invited retailers from the capital region to participate to the award-scheme. The competition rewarded the quality of the interior and exterior design of shops and promoted the talent of designers and architects in Brussels.

Je suis Dada : Between Dream and Reality

— April, 19 2010

During Milan Design Week 2010, ABC from Flanders presented “Je Suis Dada: Between Dream and Reality,” a touring exhibition abouts Surrealism and design, curated by Design Flanders and Inge Vranken.

Protecting Packaging Design?

— April, 19 2010

What makes good packaging design — and how can it be protected on the Belgian and international market? In this seminar, experienced consultants specialised in branding and packaging and legal advisors shared advise to young designers and entrepreneurs.

Designr.rdv: 11—13 December

— December, 11 2009

Fashion, design, jewellery and contemporary accessories… About fifty designers were at Thewhitehotel, selling their latest creations.

Designer.rdv Hong Kong: 3—5 December

— December, 05 2009

Brandequity, agent for RougeDesign/TL Magazine and Pro Materia in Hong Kong / Asia, organised two events during the Business of Design Week in Hong Kong: 3-5/12/2009, at the French pavilion as well as in the ‘off’ events Détour organised by the Ambassadors of Design in HK.

Commerce Design 2009

— September, 10 2009

Commerce Design Brussels 2009 was a competition that rewarded the quality of the interior and exterior design of shops in Brussels and promoted the talent of the city’s best designers and architects.

How can a Designers Protect Their Work ?

— May, 07 2009

What are the best practices to optimise the protection and value of your design products ? In this workshop, experts and renown furniture designers shared advise to aspiring and young designers.

Design Kiosk at Design Annual

— June, 17 2008

Pro Materia presenting two Design Kiosks at Design Annual in Frankfurt, Featuring high-end Belgian designers and brands: Arte (wallpapers), Deknudt Decora (fashion with mirrors), Henry Dean (contemporary glassware), Indera / “Flow” by Xavier Lust (contemporary sofas) and Jean-François Parisse/Design-JFP (contemporary furniture).

Designr.rdv 2008

— March, 18 2008

Thewhitehotel was fully booked for an exclusive design event in 2008, where visitors can immediately buy design pieces in the mini-shops designers set up in their hotel-room.

Design Kiosk Website

— January, 04 2008

Kid’s Design Kiosks was held at Kid’s Fashion Antwerp (27 – 28 jan 2008) and Design Kiosks was held at A Fashion Week (27 – 04 Feb 2008).