Come and visit FOR THE NOW and buy your ticket starting at € 10.

FOR THE NOW, formerly known as Contemporary design market, is thé exclusive design exposure and sales platform in Belgium and aims to reflect the diversity our country had to offer. FOR THE NOW celebrates creativity and cosmopolitanism.

This 5th edition will take place on 23rd and 24th September in GARE MARITIME and will showcase a reflection on all forms of contemporary design, highlighting different angles and cultural contexts, styles, colors and visual languages.

FOR THE NOW is more than just an exhibition, it is a curated, inspirational platform and a meeting place for creatives. 50 designers and design companies showcase their work.

FOR THE NOW specifically reaches out to artists and designers from all walks of life and a wide variety of backgrounds. The event aims to contribute to a more inclusive design world, where cultural histories come together to create a new shared visual language.

If you are interested in participating in this exciting event, please submit your project proposal by filling the form. We welcome all types of projects that embody diversity, creativity, and contemporary design.

Join us at FOR THE NOW and be part of the celebration of diversity through contemporary design!


Go to the ticket sale


  • apply until May 21 2023

  • jury and selection on June 2 2023

  • price: 400€ excl. TVA

In 2022 the participants reached more than 7500 visitors and received more than 65 press articles.