KNA Design Market(Karlskrona Design Market) is an Art & Design collective from Blekinge (Sweden), founded by Halewijn Bulckaen and Anke Lilli Andersson, in collaboration with Region Blekinge(the Blekinge County Culture Office), Karlskrona Municipality and Skärgårdsfesten.
KNA Design Market represents a fine selection of local & national Swedish Designers, Artists, Artisans & Culture Creators. Our goal is to offer an inspiring platform which showcases top-quality businesses within the creative field. This with the purpose to facilitate contact between client & designer, create business opportunities for local Art- & Design companies and offer visitors a clear overview of talented Swedish Artists & Designers.
In August 2017, KNA Design Market will be part of the annual
Belgian/Swedish designer Halewijn is part of the founding duo behind KNA Design Market. With a Masters Degree Visual Arts/Fashion Design, a passion for couture embroidery & illustration, and many years of work experience within fashion & design, Halewijn finds it of vital importance to offer a professional platform for promoting contemporary Artists and Designers. His motto is "together strong".
German/Swedish bridal couture designer Anke is co-founder of KNA Design Market. Trained & certified as Engineer in Patternmaking and with many years of experience within fashion business. Anke loves to connect with other creative minds; "By creating KNA Design Market, it becomes easier to discover & collaborate with local & national artists & designers. Quality instead of quantity".