The Belgian regional design organisations FlandersDC, MAD Brussels and Wallonie-Bruxelles Design Mode (WBDM) have been working together since 2007 to promote Belgian design under the Belgium is Design label.This year, for the first time, FlandersDC and WBDM join forces at the SaloneSatellite, where five young Belgian designers (i.e. PaulinePlusLuis, Amorce Studio, Laurent Verly, Rope project / Leila Boukhalfa and Gewoon David) will appear together.
For a successful start to the career – Red Dot: Junior Award is looking for talents in communication design
Trainees, students and young professionals are also encouraged to demonstrate their design expertise – in the Red Dot: Junior Award, which is part of the international design competition. The best piece of work by an up-and-coming designer will receive the Red Dot: Junior Prize, with prize money of 10,000€.
This year’s award goes to textile and surface designer Reeta Ek, praised for her unique style and professional skill.