DESIGN Chris Vankeirsbilck
After studies in woodworking, Chris Vankeirsbilck earned his spurs at his father’s glass processing company. Since 1985, his business, V-sign, has grown from a glassworks into a master of interior design and design furniture. The combination of glass and wood is his signature to this day.
DESIGN Mathias De Ferm
Mathias De Ferm designs furniture, kitchenware, barbecues and wooden extensions for buildings. His work is commissioned by internationally renowned brands. His approach is based entirely on creating added value through innovation, with the social relevance of objects often being a central concern.
DESIGN John Ghekiere
John Ghekiere established Ghekiere Industries in 1997. As the founder of the JOLI furniture brand, he is the managing director of the company as well as the head of JOLI’s design department. His keen interest in innovation, superior materials and a sharp eye for functional design are an intrinsic part of his personality. The creation of new products and directing marketing campaigns are his greatest passion.
DESIGN Sylvain Willenz
Sylvain studied MA Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London, graduating in 2003. In 2004, Sylvain opened his Design Office, based in Brussels, Belgium. SWDO collaborates internationally with clients such as Ligne Roset (FR), Hay (DK), Menu (DK), Stattmann Neue Moebel (DE), Karimoku New Standard (JP), Hem (SE), amongst others. Sylvain has worked with ECAL (CH), ESAPV (BE), ENSAV La Cambre (BE), KHM (BE), VITRA Summer Workshop…
DESIGN Tom De Vrieze
De Vrieze studied IT, then went into industrial CAD design before switching to furniture design in 1996. To this day, it is his experience with engineering and production that lies behind his ability to bring his ideas to life. Functionality is the factor that links his designs.