concept


A day out with dotsandplanes revolves around international networking with like-minded professionals and unique visits to cultural, commercial and gastronomic highlights in the field of architecture and design.

program details


Villa Cavrois

Modernist masterpiece from ‘30s by architect Robert Mallet-Stevens (Croix, FR) Villa Cavrois

Limited Edition & 2Tec2

High-end design rugs made in Belgium: production tour (Roubaix, BE) Factory tour

Design duo Muller Van Severen

studio visit (Ghent, BE) Muller Van Severen

Graanmarkt 13

unique combination of retail, restaurant, gallery and b&b designed by Vincent Van Duysen (Antwerp, BE) Antwerp Design, Fashion & Retail

Dinner at The Jane

Michelin starred chef Sergio Herman meets designer Piet Boon and Studio Job in former Military Hospital Chapel (Antwerp, BE) The Jane

We've seen in depth the process, design and passion behind products and design.

Ayumi Sugiyama

Ayumi Sugiyama
SHoP Architects

The opportunity to speak with brand owners and makers makes it very interesting.

Michala Monroe

Michala Monroe
M | Monroe Design

The entire experience has been an immersion in design in all categories.

Gin Braverman

Gin Braverman
Gindesigns

tour guides

Tour guides Joost Vanhecke and An Michiels have an in-depth knowledge of the European design scene. They work on commercial and cultural projects within the field of design and architecture and are both part of the core team behind the international Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk (Belgium).
In 2014, Joost and An founded dotsandplanes together with digital strategist Brik De Maeyer.


Joost Vanhecke

Joost has an in-depth knowlegde of the European design industry and over the years has initiated, curated and managed numerous projects ranging from exhibitions to product showcases, temporary restaurants and pop-up shops. Joost beliefs that sharing is rewarding and teaches at the Rubika school of design in France.

An Michiels

An worked 10 years as a project architect in London (UK). In 2010 she shifted her focus and obtained an MA Curating Contemporary Design at Kingston University (UK). She initiated design events and works in communication and design writing.