The Future Laboratory sets aim on the Benelux
What the C.P. Company x Patta collaboration says about streetwear in the Benelux.
Technogym presents BIKE PERSONAL at Salone del Mobile
C.P. Company crafts functional collection with streetwear brand PATTA
C.P. Company and Patta have joined forces to create a practical and visually enticing capsule collection for SS019. Combining C.P. Company’s expertise on garment dyeing and technical fabrics with Patta’s continuous exploration of culture and streetwear, the collaboration results in a full-look collection where form follows function.
NIGHTINGALE OPENS AMSTERDAM PRESENCE WITH LISTENING CLUB
Belgian Sportswear Brand RectoVerso launches March 19th
With their first collection, which will be unveiled in March 2019, the brand explores the boundary between innovative, performance-oriented sportswear and luxurious, premium athleisure. 100% made in Belgium, with Deinze as home base.
Nightingale welcomes Technogym for 2019
KAAI Brings Seasonal Update
For Spring '19, the Belgian accessories brand by Ine Verhaert and Helga Meersmans work with seasonal updates. The two founders are inspired by conversations with their customers.
Destination Stockholm: An Inspirational Tour For Fashion Retailers
This November, Mode Unie and Nightingale will bring you the inspiration tour for fashion retailers, with as this year's location the groundbreaking, hospitable and innovative Stockholm. Fashion, design and restaurant concepts thrive here as never before.
The Dallara Stradale revealed
Why did the chicken restaurant cross the road?
A Love Letter to Dublin by C.P. Company
Watchlist: The HiFi Café Trend
How To Become A Future-Proof Brand?
Nightingale welcomes BESTSELLER
How to stay healthy in 2019
Thinking of losing weight, eating more healthy and hitting the gym once a while? While you might have high hopes for your New Year's Resolutions, the statistics are against you. Fear not: an interview with personal trainer Roy Vermeulen might help you out.
Becoming David Yarrow: The Story Behind The Success
An introduction is perhaps unnecessary, so see this interview with David Yarrow as an exploration of his past, present and future. "I started selling pictures on the corner of the streets for 10 pounds, and recently a photograph of mine sold for 120.000 pounds."
Fiskeskur Takes Fish Cuisine Back to Basics
This winter, Nikolaj Kovdal – co-founder of Fiskebar, Østerbar, Gå Nord and Bar Noord – will introduce a new restaurant concept with Sen Kulanthaivelu. Located at the Kattendijkdok-Oostkaai, Fiskeskur will transform the old customs building into the first fish restaurant on 't Eilandje. Good news always comes in pairs; during the launch of Fiskeskur, Fiskebar will also celebrate its 12th anniversary.
Christmas Essentials For The Ambitious Go-Getter
Clad in pink, gold and white hues, the brand new designed PACK'D Essentials Box can be bought without immediately commiting to a membership, and has everything to march yourself, your family and even your friends into the new year.
Library of Unspoken Emotions | Introducing Unsaid Library
Unsaid Library launches with 11 unique collections like Parallel, Shoreline, Symphony, Afterglow, Soar and Nest, which will be introduced during the press launch of the temporary pop-up location on the Schuttershofstraat 25 in Antwerp.
Calzedonia Group introduced during ANTIDOTE 2X19
During the ANTIDOTE 2X19 Open Days, there were some notable newcomers amongst the sea of familiar Nightingale brands. Taking a somewhat prominent place in our set-up, we introduced Calzedonia and Intimissimi as the newest lingerie and legwear & beachwear brands to watch.
David Yarrow is coming to Antwerp
Two years after the success of "Wild Encounters", Leonhard's Gallery once again invites David Yarrow to exhibit his latest series of works. "It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere" displays this mastery in wildlife photography.
ANTIDOTE 2X19 at Interieur Kortrijk
INTERIEUR 2018 CITY FESTIVAL
Introducing G-Star RAW
After Lee Jeans, Denham and Cheap Monday, Nightingale collaborates with yet another iconic denim brand.
G-Star RAW launches the 'Uniform of the Free'
This campaign champions a range of confident, inspiring and captivating individuals who step beyond pre-established rules, push boundaries and celebrate the freedom of doing it their way.
Starbucks and Nightingale join forces
Concerning a special project, Nightingale will be responsible for the progressive PR, communication strategy and press relations.
C.P. Company & adidas Originals document their shared history in collaboration
The long anticipated collaboration between C.P. Company and adidas was teased earlier this year with a limited edition Friends and Family pack, including the Bordeaux coloured Kamanda and the deep red Explorer Jacket.
Nightingale Gallery presents "WWIWWC"
Social Journey for Designer Gym 'The Brick'
2018 marks the launch of a fitter and more energetic Nightingale, as the experimental concept agency has finally set foot in the health & sports sector. Starting August, the concept agency welcomes The Brick as a new client.
Amsterdam and Sizoo Brothers star in 'Eyes on the City'
For several years, C.P. Company has encouraged it's fans to document their relationships with their hometown with the "Eyes On The City" campaign. Now it's time for the Sizoo Brothers to clad themselves in the iconic Goggle Jacket.
Trends for FW18 | Devoid of Sunlight
As we grow more ambitious and see a shift in working hours, we find that the world spends more of its personal time during the nighttime hours, devoid of sunlight. ‘Devoid of Sunlight’ is one of the most important trends that influenced the theme for Nightingale’s FW18 AWAKE Days.
Current State of Affairs for FW18
No agency is reluctant to the current climate, its crazes and social inclinations, yet this foreword to our AWAKE Days Magazine is a cautious plea to retrieve creative inspiration from within, rather than from the outside world. A few insightful words by founder Stijn Nachtergaele on the current state of this era's creative battlefield.
Polette's Store of the Future is a Showroom
"When we started out, we made an attempt at making fashionable, designer -level glass accessible," founder Pauline Cousseau explains about the mission Polette set out back in 2011.
NIGHTINGALE MAGAZINE °6 | AWAKE EDITION FW18
The newest editorial offering by Nightingale. Read how our story continues through our newest cases and projects for FW18. Print edition shipping June 14th - a limited run of 1000 copies. Order your copy now.
Louise Mertens showcases 'SEE' exhibition at Nightingale
From Club to Country
In the wake of announcing Parkland, Komono and Canon as Nightingale's newest additions to the client portfolio, the concept agency welcomes MINI as project partner for the upcoming AWAKE Nighttime Open Days.
Canon x Nightingale: Sharp and AWAKE
For the launch of their brand new M50 and M100, Canon and Nightingale celebrate their collaboration with a dedicated campaign exhibition for the FW18 AWAKE Nighttime Open Days. The M50 is the first Canon mirrorless to capture your memories in 4K.
Samsoe & Samsoe opens flagship in Antwerp
Discover a new chapter in the Samsøe & Samsøe universe on March 19th with the official launch of their first flagship in Belgium. Read more about the design of the store in our latest newsflash.
Kind of Blue: Komono for SS18
After Parkland, Nightingale takes charge of the momentum and welcomes Komono to their client portfolio. In April, Nightingale will handle production for the launch of the Marine series for SS18.
Cleaning the future with bags?
Parkland doesn't believe in solely selling a product, but takes the next step by providing a cleaner future in the shape of a durable, practical backpack. The brand is yet another change- and tastemaker to join the Nightingale client roster.’
The C.P. Company x ETQ. exhibition
Presenting a conceptual exhibition honouring the 30th anniversary of C.P. Company's epochal Goggle Jacket. Experience the exhibition for yourself between the 8th and 30th of March at the ETQ Store in Amsterdam.
The Second Wave of Nokia Smartphones
When Nokia marched back into the world of mobile in 2017, the response was gratifying. One year later, the next wave of smartphone devices hits the market, boasting both innovation and nostalgia.
A Day in the Life of MOROBAE
A testament of our commitment to the digital age | A highly successful digital first production for Belgian luxury brand Morobe, proving that film and focus on mobile content is now more important than ever.
Meet 'A Polaroid Story'
In anticipation of 'PUMA invites A Polaroid Story', Elisabeth Ouni had a few words to say about the current state of urban culture, how the Benelux market shifted in attitude and what she's got planned for a the 10th anniversary of the platform.
The Opening of Nightingale Amsterdam
As Nightingale already has several new projects lining up for the Dutch market in 2018, the timing was right to officially expand to the Netherlands - this with a new local correspondent and physical location.
Maxime Fauconnier launches "JULIAN"
Gradually evolving towards filmmaking, JULIAN is Fauconnier’s first fiction project, focused on urban youth and its codes, excesses and disillusions.
Creative exchanges: Serax
Nightingale featured in Frame's 'The Other Office'
In February 2018, Nightingale's Creative Workspace will be featured in FRAME's third edition of their 'The Other Office' publication. The book offers readers 100+ fresh and inspiring projects in the field of workspace and office design.
Skincare 2.0: Lemongrass, Basil and Magnolia
Sissy-Boy provides a wind of change by expanding with a skin care line. Influenced by oriental beauty tradition, the new grooming collections follow the current trend of herby aromas like fresh lemongrass, basil, Asian jasmine and so on.
No ice, please | Cocktail reinventions for cold Winters
London 36H | An Off-Site Journey by Nightingale
To celebrate the end of a very successful year for Nightingale, one in which the agency reached many new heights, the team went on an inspirational 2-day journey to London. The documentation below gives an idea of the events that transpired in those 36 hours.
What Living Healthy in 2018 Looks Like
The start of a new year brings a lot of good intentions, changing our not so well-considered eating habits often tops our list. Good news for anyone looking for an easy way to get a healthy and balanced lifestyle: with it’s delicious, nutritious food service, FUEL offers the perfect counterweight for the exuberant holidays.
CAB & The Ongoing Dialogue with the House of Jean Prouvé
Back in November, Nightingale hosted their Supper Club concept at one of the most surprising locations in Brussels. The CAB contemporary art center is very much worth the visit, with highlights including an original copy of Jean Prouvé’s most innovative works: the '6 x 6 Demountable House'.
Parcify launches #DeliveredbyParcify campaign
The short digital film identifies a growing problem amongst generation next: the scarcity of time. But through strong visual storytelling, it also introduces Parcify as the next disruptive force in this new era.
C.P. Company x Gorillaz at VIER Antwerp
After a swift and highly exclusive collaboration earlier this year, C.P. Company and the Gorillaz dived into the studio once again, this time to create a bigger and more approachable capsule collection.
C.P. Company presents: Eyes on the City in London
Seen through the eyes of sportswear hero, designer and collector Gary Aspden, the viewer gets a unique historical perspective of the urban British landscape whilst paying homage to the iconic Goggle Jacket.
During the Nightingale Supper Club dinner, guests were not only treated to a unique food concept, but rather a 360 experience. A significant element in this experience was the live music performance by Tomas Vanderplaetse, known by his stage name Suntapes.
ESPRIT x Opening Ceremony
The third act in a nostalgic trilogy adds maturity to the blend. "In our first two seasons working with ESPRIT, we tapped into our teenage years hanging out at the mall. This is ESPRIT by Opening Ceremony going off to college."
Creative Exchanges: The Cutlery Project
The knife, fork, tablespoon and teaspoon of the The Cutlery Project seem to have gone directly from sketch to the factory, which is illustrated perfectly by the characteristic, irregular zigzag edge of the knives. With their distinctive, yet minimalistic look, the cutlery complemented the table setting seamlessly during Nightingale’s private dinner.
Morobé launches first handbag collection
The Belgian label Morobé, known for its statement shoes, launched its own handbag line for the first time. The collection consists of three models: 'La Grande Vérité', 'La Petite Vérité' and 'La Reine de Morobé'. The designs are minimalistic, but with a clear twist that gives the handbags their recognizable look.
Nightingale Magazine °5 | The Closed Edition SS18
THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN INTERIOR AND MEETING AREA
CLUSTR aesthetics collective, a new initiative by the former distributors of Moroso Belgium, is the new B4B meeting space where creative talent and interior professionals can meet. “We hope that at CLUSTR, guests can become participants”
When Brands Collide
With the launch of this new concept, the collective still caters to children who prefer to colour outside the lines, as well as to women who are sensitive to the beauty and diversity the world had to offer. What's new is that starting today, the collective will also invite other brands to help tell their story.
Boffi & Nightingale | Kindred Spirits
Recently, Boffi's showroom and flagship-store in Antwerp underwent a complete renovation, updating it to the contemporary philosophy of the brand’s identity. To communicate this change in aesthetic, Boffi turned to Nightingale to help them reach the right audience and strike the right tone.
RAINS takes Antwerp by storm
Following the launch of two new retail locations, one in Melbourne and in Paris, RAINS aims to take over the Belgian market. As it's their first retail location in Belgium, RAINS once again turns to Nightingale to assist them with the opening and communication of this launch event.
Trade Fair Insights | Berlin '17 Edition
Earlier this week, Nightingale attended the bi-annual trade fairs in Berlin to share their vision on the future of retail. But besides this exhibition, the Nightingale Antwerp and Berlin staff reserved time to visit the fair as well, returning with their heads filled with inspiration. A synopsis of our insights.
An acquisition of the highest gear
In the light of the release of their highly anticipated E-Pace compact SUV model, Jaguar will partner with Nightingale for the communication of the official reveal event in London, focusing on the Benelux market.
Nightingale at #FASHIONTECH Berlin
Nightingale is showcasing new retail solutions at the #RetailTech Space during the July 5th edition of #FASHIONTECH Berlin. At this exhibition, which is part of PREMIUM’s trade fair platform, Nightingale will reveal a glimpse of their take on the ‘Concept Store of the Future’.
Switch the Channel
Re:connecting the 3310
Nightingale is proud to announce that it has added Nokia to its client portfolio. We will be assisting Nokia in launching several mobile models throughout the Benelux in the upcoming months.
The Re:Collection | 125 years of Veritas
Recently, Nightingale added Belgian retail chain Veritas to its client portfolio. Veritas assigned Nightingale its 125 years campaign, for which the 125th birthday of the iconic brand will be celebrated...
Future of Fashion
www.FutureofFashion.be is live. FoF is a new Belgium-based, independent digital trade and business magazine for fashion professionals...
Experimental marketing agency Nightingale is launching its brand-new flexi-working concept ‘Creative Exchanges’. Nightingale’s head office in Antwerp happens to have ample room that freelancers can use for flexi-working...
A flawless look with MUD
Airbrushing is one of the leading methods to apply make-up for television and fashion shows in Hollywood, Paris and London, but it’s not yet a common technique in Belgium...
Forget hotspots, here are Berlin's Offspots
"These are no hotspots, and we don’t want to be an average travel guide." If you are travelling to Berlin any time soon, make sure you check out Offspots...
Art Partout x Oogst magazine
Art Partout, the Antwerp gallery that focuses on graphic work and multiples, recommends an impressive subscription deal by Oogst magazine. Anyone who signs up for a so-called ‘friend subscription’ will not only receive four issues of Oogst magazine, but also...
Meet Maxime Fauconnier
He’s only 25 years old, but already has a bedazzling resume. Meet Maxime Fauconnier, a Brussels based director and photographer...
Let's get graphical
They were born in the same year, studied product development together and share a thorough passion for music and graphics. Brought together by their shared interests and disinterests, Kilian, Pieter and Dieter founded their visual agency...
Have you met ‘Mr. Blue?’
Dominique Vindevogel, known as the driving force behind bespoke suit label Butch Tailors, has launched a book on the importance on a well-tailored suit...
Food-lovers, beware: on the 24th of November, HERITAGE HOUSE has officially opened its doors. This ‘store-meets-gallery’ offers a platform for premium Belgian food design, be it table-wear, kitchen-wear or actual food.
Morobé x Chiara Ferragni
It all started with an Instagram post: a picture of two dusky pink velvet boots. This is how Virginie Morobé’s designs made their way to The Blonde Salad, the lifestyle platform created by businesswoman and social media icon Chiara Ferragni...
Need a Drink? Yes, sir!
prepare a Snicker's Old Fashioned, start filling the glass with ice cubes; these
are preferably large. Use them straight from the freezer, since this will keep
"Pure gut feeling"
She’s only 23, and
already the preferred photographer and director of several Belgian bands such
as Oscar And The Wolf and Bazart...
The Gå Nord Pop-Up
Wednesday the 30th of November brand new food concept Gå Nord opened the doors of its exclusive pop-up in the Little Brewers Winter Garden. With this tasteful appetizer...
“We wanted to make a statement to counter the fact that a new gin is being launched every week these days.” This autumn, Sophie Gheysens and Thomas Baert from Deluxe Distillery are directing their full focus on the revival of vodka...
Craftsmanship, honest materials and innovative forms
New Works is a Copenhagen based design house that represents “a collection of work inspired by the senses”. The brand’s central values are...
Arte Antwerp FW16 Port d'Anvers
Always trying to find a balance between delivering aesthetics and clear-cut simplicity, Arte Antwerp kept its FW16 collection practical cool. Once again inspired by the city, the brand's designer Bertony Da Silva went further...
Opening Ceremony x Esprit
Opening Ceremony and Esprit announce their exclusive collab for Fall 2016...
2016 is an exceptional milestone for us at Nightingale:
as well as opening a second office in Berlin and launching an online news
platform, our Belgian HQ moved to a new location in Antwerp.
UGLY.BE The Shop
This summer Antwerp welcomed a new must visit interior destination: UGLY.BE The Shop. This store is a brand new component...
Smokin' Roquette at WeCanDance
Festivals are no longer only about music. More than ever people are looking for a total experience: the food, sleep accommodation and fringe activities need to be as top notch as the music programme...
I can stand the rain
What to do when being inside looks more appealing than its counterpart? You wear something cosy, engage in some rainproof activities and...
Discover Sissy-Boy's FW16 collection
Dutch concept store Sissy-Boy released the campaign video of its FW16 collection containing shots of some stunning fashion and design items...
JOBS | progressive PR junior
Nightingale is looking for a progressive PR junior to start as soon as possible.
The bomber jacket
You simply can't ignore it: the bomber jacket is everywhere. For the upcoming fall/winter collections, many brands...
L.A. is calling
For its FW16 collection, German label Drykorn experiments with iconic fashion trends and subcultures from the past...
Introducing These Cavemen
These Cavemen is a creative film collective based in Amsterdam. In collaboration with menswear clothing brands...
Opening Nightingale Berlin
This week Nightingale officialy opened its new office in the European capital of start-ups: Berlin. The experimental marketing agency celebrated its expansion...
Experimenting in a digital universe
DVTK is a creative team, which consists of David Broner and Kim Boutin. Both combine their fields of expertise to...
Convoi opens its doors
Today, the first container shopping village in the Benelux opens its doors. In 45 containers, new and established labels will be...
NIGHTINGALE IS MOVING
Nightingale is moving to a new experimental workspace.
Address: Hertsdeinstraat 26, 2018 Antwerp
A new wave of city transport
2016 will be remembered as the year in which the Vesper, an electric step that meets all the needs of modern transportation, was launched. This revolutionary means of transport...
Renowned New York trend agency K-hole declared 2016 the year of “chaos magic”. In short this means we do not settle for...
Athos Burez on flowers, tyrants and vampires
Meet Athos Burez, a gifted photographer with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts who lives and works in Antwerp. We presented him ten questions from the Proust Questionnaire...
The ultimate guide to going green in the city
Green spaces in the city are noticeably decreasing. As a response to this decline, city inhabitants are inventing new ways...
Nouveau Scandinavian style
The Danish fashion brand Minimum is known for its clean Scandinavian designs. For the FW16 collection, the label is choosing a new direction...
From Fashion to Baudrillard
Meet Jef Claes, a 27-year-old photographer with an eye for the otherwise unseen. He is the man behind the impressive photo shoots of young Belgian labels Arte Antwerp and Six Edges. We sat down with him to discuss his work...
Nightingale is opening a new office in the European capital of start-ups: Berlin. The experimental marketing agency is starting its international adventure by...
Renaissance anarchy meets contemporary art
The FW16 shoe collection by Morobé is called ‘Renaissance Anarchy’ and is inspired by the luxurious and extravagant lifestyle of the English Tudor dynasty. For the additional photo shoot...
As an experimental marketing agency, Nightingale wants to exploit all possible opportunities to reach its target group. By presenting its daily practices online...
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