Articles tagged Belgium


For this Belgian festival, digital city invasion is all about connecting design’s dots

Namur, Belgium – The 8th annual KIKK Festival explores the convergence of technology and design to open the forum for global issues, with local intimacy.


There’s no place like a showroom that feels like home

Mol, Belgium – Italian furniture company Minotti showcases the power of contextualisation through its showroom concept: bringing the feel of home to their retail spaces.


Didier Faustino infuses the XYZ Lounge with an air of sensuality

Ghent – Designed to encourage dialogue and discussion on a wide range of subjects, the XYZ can be seen as a kind of contemporary literary salon.


Half a century later, the Biennale Interieur still manages to surprise

Kortrijk, Belgium – The Kortrijk event, responsible for launching the careers of local greats such as Muller Van Severen and Unfold, is celebrating its 26th edition.


Looking for a fine drink in Antwerp? Try the church

Antwerp – In a city that prides itself on being atypical, one could expect to see things like a beer bar inside a cathedral. That's where De Plek comes in.


Relational space: Didier Faustino explores texture, colour and conversation

Ghent, Belgium – Didier Faustino transforms a turn-of-the-century building into a lounge for intellectual dialogue and spatial sensuality.

Building M by META. Photo Filip Dujardin

Concave concrete columns characterize META’s Building M

ANTWERP – The Belgian university building houses classrooms and a research centre for the rehabilitation sciences programme.


Mark A-to-Z: R is for Renovation

Reinvigorating city centres and building within the constraints left from the past are challenges that stimulate and highlight architects’ talents.


Richard Deacon explores innovative re-fabrication in Some Time

ANTWERP – The artist’s latest exhibition at Middelheim Museum challenges assumptions of contemporary sculpture by returning to past forms in order to create new ones.

Frederiksberg Kindergarten by COBE. Photo Rasmus Hjortshøj

Mark A-to-Z : K is for Kindergarten Schools

Although school may be out right now, we can still dream of naps and playtime in these five projects that bring out the kid in us all. 


Nendo unveils Invisible Outlines at Grand-Hornu

BOUSSU, BELGIUM – Nendo’s largest exhibition in Europe opens today in Belgium – a fitting time to dig deeper into the studio’s philosophy with founder Oki Sato. 

Brakel Police Station by ORGPERMOD. Photos Filip Dujardin

ORG's giant-scaled structure plays with aesthetic deception

BRAKEL – The new police station in a largely-agricultural community in Belgium isn't quite what it seems.