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CALL FOR DESIGNERS

PARTICIPATE

We are always looking for new and talented designers. If you want to take part in our twelfth edition, you will need to send us your portfolio before Friday 21 April 2017. The selection criteria can be found here.
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TWELFTH EDITION

we are participating

Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design (MAFAD) | Cube Design Museum | Dutch Design Exchange + Interior Design Week Köln | Hochschule Trier, Campus Idar-Oberstein | Jonge Hond Life Like Shapes | Sacha Wendt | Difranci  | Pou-Belle design | | Gabriel Furniture | 1000graden| FieleIrene van Vugt Joaney Korevaar | LIEFSLIEN tassen | Meubelmakerij Casper Rutges | Atelier 4D | Meubelmakerij van Poecke

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DESIGN AWARD

Send in your design!

Call for designs! The assignment for the second Design Award ‘Made for Maastricht’ has been made public! We organise this award in collaboration with the municipality of Maastricht and Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design. The objective of this award is the revaluation of craftsmanship, the craft and the trade. The assignment is to “create a design for public space with multiplke interactive features”. The deadline is 14 April 2017. Go here for more information.

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CUBE DESIGN MUSEUM

Many Designday participants on show in ‘ShowroomLimburg’

The exhibition ‘Showroom Limburg’ shows fifty designs that portray a current image of the creative industries in the province of Limburg. It is on show from 16 February 2017 at Cube Design Museum in Kerkrade. Many of the designs in the exhibitions are by designsers that have participated in Designday in the last couple of years. Read more >>

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UPDATE WINNER FIRST DESIGN AWARD

BATPOLE WILL BE PLACED IN TAPIJN AREA

A home for bats on a long pole. That is the best way to descibe the Batpole. ‘When a building is inhabited by bats and that building needs to be demolished or rebuilt, the bats should not be just easily chased away. Bats are an endangered species. The animals get a new home by placing a Batpole. This way, construction on the building can continue,’ says designer Robin van Hontem. We also talked to project manager Tima van der Linden about the developments of the Tapijn area. Read more >>

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WORKSHOPS FOR DESIGNERS

Mastering the design market

Are you a product or graphic designer eager to learn professional skills and knowledge? Do you want to expand your connections and have the opportunity to present your portfolio to a panel of experts? Then, these workshops in March might be for you! The ‘Mastering the Design Market’ workshops are initiated by The Artist And The Others.Follow the link for more information and sign up.

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NEW ADDITION TO THE TEAM

Monique Eillebrecht

I was asked to join the Designday team in January 2017 as coordinator of the info desk. As I find events like Designday most valuable and I love to coordinate and organise, I did not need to think long before responding…  Read more>>

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DATABASE
We are currently working on an extended designer database. This is an overview full of guaranteed quality designers, their designs and their personal data.

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