We bring your unique story to life in our network.
Design region Kortrijk has a ❤️ for creative entrepreneurial talent. In everything we do, we bring talent together to imagine, design and make a better future. We match creatives with companies to expand their professional network and knowledge, and vice versa, to make companies more creative and innovative. We can rely on a unique network within a region recognized as Kortrijk UNESCO Design Region.
We bring your story alive
Are you pushing back frontiers with your fantastic company or organisation? Are you developing an innovative product or providing an innovative service, and would you like to show it off using the right words and images?
We select a suitable copywriter and visual creative to work on your case.
Together they will produce - under our coordination - creative and qualitative content that can be used in a variety of communication tools and that we will also publish in a series.
You become the owner of all material, we provide extra airplay.
THE WONDERING STORIES
Brushing teeth: (hopefully) an everyday habit we rarely, if ever, think about. Victor Popov did. The man from Bruges found that the ingredient fluoride affects our waking and sleeping patterns. After years of (market) research, he came up with Karmicare, the world's first oral care product that works on the rhythm of our internal clock. An interview by Serial Writer Hannes Dedeurwaerder and images by Studio Rozanje.
THINK with people
"Many CEOs lack confidence in their employees and do know enough other things to spend their time and money on. Whereas as a business leader, you have so much to gain by supporting and encouraging creative entrepreneurial talent within your company." Els De Deken of THINK with people, interviewed by Delphine Desmet of DeeDeeCopy with images from Trompet.be.
Reinventing your business... Where to start? René Schepers has already clocked up quite a few kilometres when it comes to guiding companies and their managers in transition. After all, he has a passion for innovation and design thinking and likes to convey that love to others. Another view by storyteller Tom Delmotte and illustrator Elise Vandeplancke....
Today, 3D printing has outgrown its infancy and is increasingly becoming a lever for sustainability. Revista sat down with Yannick Christiaens and Francesca Ostuzzi of design.nexus-UGent for a fascinating conversation on the role of 3D printing for businesses.
Stories of the past and present intersect at Kaffee Damast in Kortrijk. The rich past of the flax industry intertwines with regional products and entrepreneurs of today. Above all, Kaffee Damast is a hub of passions: good food and drink, positive entrepreneurship and, of course, jazz, which pulsates through all the stories. Reason enough to introduce Kaffee Damast through six jazz classics.
Haelvoet Connect Solutions - The healthcare bed that connects easily and communicates efficiently
The internet of things. Still a futuristic concept ten years ago, but back then Haelvoet was already exploring the possibility of connecting hospital and care home beds and having them communicate with various apps. Today, Haelvoet Connect Solutions is a reality.
Potato becomes video game
Hangar K in Kortrijk is buzzing with quirky startups. One of them is the young MoonMonster Studios, which is eager to show that video games can be much more than addictive entertainment for baking fish. Founder Gilles Vancoillie breaks a lance for the genre. "Games can easily depict complex issues.