Designers in Residence Kortrijk 2022







Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency program in Kortrijk, Belgium.
The Designers in Residence Kortrijk program is a 3-month full time residency from September to December 2022.

Designregio Kortrijk provides for the selected Designers in Residence Kortrijk:

- accommodation
- monthly fee (400 €/month)
- usage of Budalab Open Makerspace
- experts in several domains and support of Designregio Kortrijk
- one-time travel expenses

Theme: The Future of the Daily

This year’s Designers in Residence programme will focus on the daily. How to distinguish the extraordinary from the daily? How can these spaces and objects be identified? What determines them? What role do they play in people’s lives? How do they connect and strengthen interpersonal relations? How do they relate to our online alter ego? What (spatial) features do they have? And above all, what future do they have?


Designers in Residence Kortrijk is an initiative of Designregio Kortrijk, platform for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship for the region Kortrijk in Belgium. A region part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) that breaths design thinking, visible through its design education, creative making industry, international events and inspiring public space.

Selection criteria

The profile of the designers must correspond to the following criteria:recently graduated (minimum level: master or equal by experience)

- team player
- manual skills (conceptual, handy, production, fabrication)
- an international outlook


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2022 Taipei International Design Award is call for entries





There are three (3) competition categories in which entries can be submitted:

  • Industry Design

Design works for mass production, such as general and digital applications, transportation tools, equipment, and instruments, daily necessities and household items, IT and home appliances, and so on.

  • Visual communication design:

Digital graphic design, identity, posters, packaging, and printing designs.

  • Designing Public Space: 

Public open space, government structures, and privately owned institutions that are partially open to the public.


★ Benefits 

The total prize money for this year’s competition is NT 3.8 million, including NT 600,000 for the major prize, the Taipei City Mayor Award.

Winners will get a trophy and a certificate of recognition in addition to the cash reward; Sponsors Award of Distinction winners will receive a certificate of appreciation.

★ Prizes ★

The total sum awarded is NT$3,800,000.

★ ​​​​​​​Qualifications ★ 

Everyone from all around the world is invited to join either individually or in a group (each group is restricted to five members), with one member serving as the chief correspondent.

Entries must be participants’ unique inventions completed after April 15, 2020.

No registration fee required.


Register Now

To learn more, visit the → Taipei Design Award official webpage.

Taipei Design Award FB

Contact Email → taipeidesignaward@gmail.com

Prize Summary: 
The total sum awarded is NT$3,800,000
Prizes Details: 

★ Prizes ★

The total sum awarded is NT$3,800,000. Each category’s prize is stated below:

  1. Mayor of Taipei Award (NTD600,000)
  2. Golden Award (NTD500,000)
  3. Silver Award (NTD200,000)
  4. Bronze Award (NTD150,000)
  5. Excellence Award in ICoD (NTD30,000)
  6. IFI Special Award (NTD30,000)
  7. WDO Award for Sustainability (NTD30,000)
  8. Advanced Application Award (NTD150,000)
  9. Award for Circular Design (NTD150,000)
  10. Award for Social Innovation (NTD150,000)
  11. Special Jury Recognition (NTD30,000)Award for Popular Vote (NTD20,000)

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
No registration fee required
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