Belgian Matters

Belgian Matters, the hit during the Milan Design Week, will be shown in Belgium the first time in the Design Vlaanderen Gallery during Design September. For Milan Design Week 2016, the organisations and institutions that support and promote Belgian design under the collective name Belgium is Design, have joined forces with the international contemporary culture magazine DAMN°. Taking part in the group event A Matter of Perception: Tradition & Technology at the Palazzo Litta, the seventh edition of Belgium is Design’s presentation in Milan, Belgian Matters, featured the results of pairings between 13 designers and companies, the latter often coming from sectors far removed from that of furniture design. Each project has been commissioned especially for the event and wasseen for the first time during the Salone. These are the participants: Julien Carretero & Carrières de la Pierre Bleue Belge Maarten De Ceulaer & Alton Frederik Delbart & Van Den Weghe Damien Gernay & Delvaux Kaspar Hamacher & Tannerie Raedemecker Thomas Lommée + Christiane Högner & openstructures Marie Mees + Cathérine Biasino & van Caster Muller Van Severen & Valerie_Objects & Alton Julien Renault & Timbergroup Levisarha & Marcel Ziemons Ben Storms & het Glazen Huis Unfold & Materialise Mathias van de Walle & Ralph Baggaley