Van Eyck banners recycled into exclusive and stylish carrier bags
The large flags that helped promote the theme year 'OMG Van Eyck was here' disappeared from the street scene in Ghent a while ago. In the meantime, they were cut up and transformed into handy shopping bags and exclusive bags.
The sheltered workshop ‘Volmaakt’ ensured that the banners, with the illustrations by Thijs Desment, were given a new life. The Ghent designer Liesbeth Verhelst, in collaboration with De Kemphaan, was one of the designers involved in this recycling story.
If you want to get hold of a unique copy, don't wait too long because the numbered editions fly out the door quickly!