Young designers are set to conquer the creative city of Ghent. For several years already Evelien Faingnaert and her husband Koen Verbruggen, have been searching globally for talented designers.
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From June 6th the gallery 'Koperhuis curated by Monoqi' will be open in the historic city centre of Ghent: a new inspiring place for interior design lovers who are always on the lookout for new discoveries and who appreciate originality and objects with a story.
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The products in the gallery are chosen with care based on originality, creativity and the story behind the object. This is already a small selection. Be welcome to visit our gallery!
Discover the story behind each designer. They all have their own methods and favourite materials.
His products reflect a clean style and a strong interest for well made objects that last through time and improve the quality of life. They seek to use only the essential elements avoiding unnecessary waste of materials.
27-year-old designer Lex Pott employs a raw and intuitive method. In his work, he returns to the origin of the materials he uses most: wood, stone and metal. He does not hide his designs under indirect layers, but reduces them to their very essence.
A modern day artist crafts man - a furniture designer whose design sensibility is informed by his knowledge of manufacturing techniques, respect for materials, and skill as a maker. Honesty to material and celebration of process are key to Lamb's intent.
The earmark of his work is a genuine simplicity, rooted in know-how and materials. In his projects, Samuel Accoceberry brings a special attention to detail, to which he confers a distinctive personality thus creating an interaction with the user.
From an early age I developed a curiosity about how things are made, and I believe that making is a form of thinking. Drawing, making and the explicit connections between narrative, material, process and maker are all central to my practice.
Tim Brauns, Hendrik Gackstatter and Fax Quintus. The three designers tackle new product design with an eye to clever function and simple solutions, creatively integrating feasible solutions into new contexts.
The work of Raw Color reflects a sophisticated treatment of material and colour by mixing the fields of graphic design and photography. This is embodied through research and experiments, building their visual language.