Week van het Ontwerpen 2018



‘Week van het Ontwerpen’ puts creative and innovative student projects in the spotlight since 2004.

For the past 13 years the event ‘Week van het Ontwerpen’ has become the main platform for inspiration and exchange of ideas between Flemish design courses and the industry, focusing on themes such as creativity and design. The core event consists of an exhibition of the best student projects of the creative design courses. In 2017 the event consists of 5 exhibitions, numerous events and workshops, with more than 4300 visitors. 

In 2018, the event will take place at the international Biennale Interieur, from the 18th to the 21th of October and the following two weekends. 

Who can participate? 

Students from Flemish, Brussels, Walloon and Northern French universities and university colleges can submit projects from the following creative design courses: 

  • Product design (industrial product design, textile/fashion/accessories, furniture design)
  • Architecture: interior, buildings, public space, landscapes
  • Multimedial design (games, web & graphic design)


The works are judged by the organization of the contest, the organization of INTERIEUR 2018 and by professionals from the various design sectors. They take the following into account:

  • innovativity
  • social relevance
  • sustainability


Aftermovie edition 2017:


Aftermovie Week van het Ontwerpen 2017 from Designregio Kortrijk on Vimeo.


Aftermovie edition 2015:

Aftermovie Week van het Ontwerpen 2015 from Designregio Kortrijk on Vimeo.