City Of Brussels

City Of Brussels We are proud to have the City of Brussels as one of our partners for Uptown Design 2019. www.bruxelles.be

Velasco Vitali

TOD’S | Velasco Vitali www.velascovitali.com represented by lkff.be gallery With boundless energy and determination, Italian artist Velasco Vitali (born Bellano 1960) disembarks in Brussels during Uptown Art & Design. For more than 20 years now Velasco Vitali has studied extensively the theme of lost (ghost) cities; painting them, sculpting impressions and creating monumental installations inspired by the often desperate situations that led…

BXFM

We are proud to have BXFM as partner for Uptown Design 2019

Perspective.brussels | CAD

Perspective.brussels | CAD CAD Brussels www.cad.be The CAD is a private college of design located in Brussels, offering education in English in the fields of interior architecture, design, advertising, graphic & digital design, UX design, motion design and 3D image design. The CAD is a school for creative people where practice is the basis of the teaching method. Students are…

James and Katia de Witte | Godparents of our 6th edition

James and Katia de Witte | Godparents of our 6th edition Limited Edition Rugs www.le.be “The passion for fibers, the love of colors and a respect for craftsmanship are the foundations of our company’s philosophy” Limited Edition joins heritage, innovation and a keen eye for design. Combining age-old craftsmanship with modern techniques and style, they deliver high-quality rugs, made in…

Limited Edition | Caroline Notté

Limited Edition | Caroline Notté carolinenotte.com “Landscape is a weaving of shapes and colors, I draw my creative strength from nature that never ceases to amaze us and that we must preserve and venerate”. Caroline Notté, architect and multidisciplinary artist creates amazing worlds where color, matter and shapes play essential roles in her compositions: her projects are sublimated by her…

19-Kure | JEJOO STUDIO

Kure | JEJOO STUDIO JEJOO STUDIO. Cross-cultural development.  Pascale Dedoncker and Yoon Jung Barbé are Korean-Belgian. Today one is based in Brussels, the other in Seoul. Their path is the result of their dual identity. They aspire to reinvent codes between Korea and Europe, and bridge connections between the two cultures. Pascale and Yoon are brand, product and project consultants.…

2TEC2

2TEC2 We are proud to have 2TEC2 as partner for Uptown Design 2019. www.2tec2.com

19 – Kure-Studio Biskt

Kure  |  Studio Biskt www.studiobiskt.com Together, Charlotte Gigan (ceramist) and Martin Duchêne (designer) form the creative studio : Studio Biskt. A dual universe where ideas arise from hybridizations between industrial processes and manual skills. The many experiments involved in the appearance of new forms and functions that draw their inspiration in the architectural field. Their creations whose aesthetics are never…

Sofitel Brussels Le Louise-Veerle Symoens

Sofitel Brussels Le Louise  | Veerle Symoens www.veerlesymoens.com During her job in PR and journalism, Veerle Symoens started instinctively tearing out images that caught her eye in all the magazines that crossed her hands. She set to work with scissors, glue, paint, markers and any other material to recreate a very personal composition and atmosphere from these images. Today, her mixed…

25 – Scabal – Pierre Lallemand

Scabal  | Pierre Lallemand pierrelallemand.eu Semantics play le fil du temps gradually links together Pierre Lallemand’s works and creations. On the occasion of this event, a creative panoptic ranging from painting to objects will be presented: sculptures, architectural scale models, sketchbooks, architectures, bicycles, boats, cases, speakers…  These creations are all animated by the same preoccupations of the apprehension and sense that…

30 – Sofitel Brussels Le Louise JSandu

Sofitel Brussels Le Louise  | Jasbir Sandhu www.jsjustso.com Mathematician from Singapore living in Brussels, JASBIR SANDHU has always been fascinated by the geographical borders of countries. The contours of countries when traced with high precision give an amazing calligraphy effect. In collaboration with AXIA Design, they have developed a unique line of contemporary jewelry “Wearable Art” focusing on a universal theme…

30-Sofitel Brussels Le Louise Alliages Design

Sofitel Brussels Le Louise  | Alliages Design Alliages Design by Jean-Michel Dondelinger presents “Toupie”www.alliagesdesign.com The TOUPIE is a storage tower made up of metal BOXES that revolve around an off-centre pivot pole. Rising from the floor and reaching all the way up to the ceiling, the thin-walled TOUPIE is a moving object that is able to take on a whole string…

1 – Atelier de la Rose – Virginie Cardon

Atelier de la Rose | Virginie Cardon instagram.com/virginiecardon Initially her passion was for fabrics: materials, colours and their arrangement. Over the years, with a degree in fashion design from the Lannaux workshop in Brussels, Virginie Cardon de Lichtbuer has presented a collection of bags and accessories that are both whimsical and meticulous – a style in an array of colours. Always in…

14 – Hästens-Julémont

Hästens | Julémont Watches www.julemont-watches.com Bernard Julémont began his watchmaking career at IWC – Porsche Design in  1992. In 2001, he created the brand Raidillon alone, which he successfully sold in 2014 . He is passionate about design, architecture, and beautiful car bodies … He likes to revisit the curves and redefine sharp edges in order to offer truly different watches. He…

10_Herboristerie du pépin | Muntu

Herboristerie du Pépin | Muntu Muntu, presented at Herboristerie du pépin.muntuworld.org The Afro-contemporary aesthetic is a result of historical know-hows, innovation and soul. It draws from local sources and uses forms that come from the encounter of different cultures. It integrates the various external influences to which it is exposed and naturally unites these cultures in a harmonious result. The…

UFB | Partner of our 6th edition

United Fund for Belgium (UFB) and Uptown Design join forces to contribute to social integration! For more than 45 years, ASBL United Fund for Belgium* has provided help to disadvantaged people everywhere in Belgium. United Fund for Belgium contributes to social integration.  United Fund for Belgium helps companies, operating in Belgium and wishing to support social causes, to get in touch with…

Sophie Helsmoortel | Godmother of our 6th edition

Sophie Helsmoortel | Godmother of our 6th edition Sophie Helsmoortel was born here but could have been from somewhere else. Her elegance reflects her state of mind. With A subtle refinement and simplicity, Sophie Helsmoortel decided, more than 20 years ago, to provide her aesthetic approach to women looking for urban femininity. Her style is made to measure those who…

Dominique Rigo | Godfather of our 6th edition

Dominique Rigo | Godfather of our 6th edition Founded in 1974, the house Dominique Rigo has, from the start chosen to be the defender of significant design brands. With a rigorous, passionate and uncompromising selection and an excellent service to each client (private or professional) offering delivery, assembly and a strong after-sales service, the house Dominique Rigo was able to…

29 – Cercle de Lorraine – Eric Maquet

Cercle de Lorraine | Eric Maquet ericlucmaquet.be A Belgian architect from a long line of architects, director of a college of art, an artist first and a sculptor foremost. He was very interested in comic strips which he tried while a student. He was poised to become a car designer or an aeronautics  draftsman or an endless number of things. From glass…

Project Store by Greta Marta – Lukas Cober

Project Store by Greta Marta | Lukas Cober www.lukascober.com Lukas Cober was born in 1989 and raised in Aachen, the city on the tripoint of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Between 2010 and 2015 he studied product design at the Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design as well as the Faculdade de Belas Artes Lisboa. During his studies and several years…

25 – Façonnable – François Coppens

Façonnable | François Coppens www.francoiscoppens.com François Coppens is a follower of the “Kodama” philosophy, which attributes a spirit to the tree. It has a unique character and experience, which can be found in the material that composes the work. Working and transforming the wood must be done with the respect that the tree deserves. Thus, the woodworker uses only solid wood, and…

23-OBUMEX – Avandi

OBUMEX | Avandi www.avandistudio.com AVANDI creates durable products that seamlessly blend technology and craft in a sculptural way. The studio stands for honest and ethical design and generates well crafted objects that add value to everyday life. Designer Ariane van Dievoet likes to playfully combine materials such as hardwood, stone, concrete, metal, leather or cork. She enjoys experimenting with new forms and…

20 – Hackett – Nick Peeters

Hackett | Nick Peeters Nick Peeters is a visual artist and designer. His first collection of objects and installations were made by translating the intangible (sound) into functional matter. New works will be premiered during Uptown Design Tour 2019.

18 – La Perla- Irene Maria Ganser

La Perla | Irene Maria Ganser Irene Maria Ganser focuses on the handcrafted, individual designprocess with a touch of exlusivity and subtle details. Living and working in Vienna the artist designer finds inspiration for her unique creations being surrounded by a rich tradition of art foundry craftsmanship. Irene Maria Ganser creates works of art with a purpose. Her tables are like pieces…

16 – White Impulse – Yves Ullens- Gauthier Poulain

White Impulse | Yves Ullens & Gauthier Poulain Yves Ullens www.traqueurdelumieres.com Photography is and has always been for me the ideal medium to express emotions. The particular energy brought by light and colour is vital both in my private and professional life. Light, as the only form of energy we can see, presents itself as colour. My photographs allow the viewer and…

15 – Samsonite – Coup de Foudre

Samsonite | Coup de Foudre coup-de-foudre.be We  (Goedel Vermandere & Jan Arickx) create light sculptures from porcelain. They are remarkable for their sensuous quality and their harmony. Imperfection, fragility, transparency of the material and organic forms are the cornerstones of our works. Our creations are incorporated in the spaces for which they were produced. These spaces are the common ground that we…

14 – Hästens-WOOD LO, Laurence Le Maire

 Hästens | WOOD LO Laurence Le Maire www.wood-lo.com Laurence Le Maire created Wood-Lo in 2016. Alone in the launch of her project, shesurrounds herself today with skilled craftsmen to realize her creations in a refined, minimalist style, in wood and metal. A craft work and 100% Belgian, made of passion and noble materials for unique achievements! Wood-Lo’s production is essentially focused…

13 – Ermenegildo Zegna – Winston Cuevas

Ermenegildo Zegna | Winston Cuevas www.winstoncuevas.com Winston Cuevas (b. 1993 Chicago) is an American designer working and living in New York City. Launching in 2020, Cuevas’ eponymous studio on the Lower East Side of Manhattan focuses on the creation of exceptional and limited edition objects, furniture and lighting as well as interior projects. winstoncuevas.com  Mono Rose chair 2019 54” x 18” x 14” Frosted Optical…

12-Maxmoi – René Gonne

Max & moi | René Gonne www.renehenry.eu René-Henry Gonne is since 1979 business lawyer at the Brussels Bar. After being from 2000 to the end of 2016 managing partner of the Brussels division of a US firm of the top 20, he decided to continue this activity in his own firm “Tossens Goldman Gonne”, and give himself the time to realize this…