Thank you for your visit to our expo `The designer as a tool` at the Advanced Engineering fair. Brought to you by: Antwerp Design Factory, Flanders DC en ANTWERP. POWERED BY CREATIVES.
With this expo we want to stimulate innovative collaborations between leading designers and design agencies and the manufacturing industry. We show how design can be the catalyst for innovation inside of your company by presenting you some of our best examples.
I hope you enjoy diving into the projects and services of our award winning Flemish designers. You can find a summary of who you saw at the bottom of this webpage.
Our mission: Co-innovation
We believe innovation is a key driver for change, growth and success in our fast-paced society and economy.
Designers think creatively, approach problems from different angles and prioritise functionality, ease of use and aesthetics, making them experts at identifying new possibilities and introducing innovative solutions. These skills make the designer a valuable innovation tool.
Working with designers enables companies to develop new products, services and experiences that meet user needs while delivering tangible business results. Design methods such as user research and iterative testing, refine and improve ideas until they are ready for launch. This approach ensures an end result that is not only innovative, but also leads to a stronger brand reputation, increased revenue and competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Our Expo partners:
Flanders DC for Design supports, promotes and connects Flemish entrepreneurs and companies from the design sector, both in start-up, growth and professional development of their business. Flanders DC gives advice and guidance, opens doors abroad through international actions, provides recognition with projects such as the Henry van de Velde Awards(link achter steken), and inspires and stimulates collaborations.
Antwerp Design Factory
Antwerp Design Factory (ADF) belongs to the department of Product Development at the University of Antwerp. It is an innovation hub where designers, scientists and entrepreneurs collaborate. ADF tackles design challenges within industry and society and integrates the necessary expertise from specialised disciplines and research groups.
ANTWERP. POWERED BY CREATIVES.
ANTWERP. POWERED BY CREATIVES. is the platform in the Antwerp region that stimulates collaboration between the creative sector and other industries. We encourage cross-pollination between industries, motivate Antwerp companies to innovate, and help creative entrepreneurs grow.
We build bridges between entrepreneurs who believe in the power of innovation and creative professionals who can guide them in it. A challenge or question? ANTWERP. POWERED BY CREATIVES. will match you with the right experts or skills!
Want to get in touch?
Projects at our stand
- Pars pro toto - Xeos aura 10
- Pars pro toto -EVOLVE 4EL23
- Loemer-Robovisions AI platform
- Comate and Voyager - Comove it smart
- Studio part - Kbio
- Achilles design - Aska bike
- Studio Dos Santos - Nobi
- Mano Balliu - ManiFlex
- Jasmien de Hoon - MINU
- Charlotte Blancke - IVVY
- Loore Nelen - ReDose
- Novosanis - Colli.pee
- Zeno Morel – O2FLOW
- Joost Sockeel - WEVY
- Xander de Buyssher - Laico
- Lumawig Peeters - Go ‘n grow
- Witse Beyers - SUST.D
- Brent van camp + ADF - L.tool - S2
Speakers at our Indepth sessions
25 MAY 13h30 | 'The Designer as a Tool' - Strategic design thinking
- Jurgen Tanghe
Head of Experience Design Wunderman Thompson, author Onweerstaanbaar By Design
- Lukas Van Campenhout
Professor at University of Antwerp – Founder of Ground Eight, Design Research Agency
- David Pas
InnoLab coördinator Verhaert, Masters in Innovation