Internship Product Design
bij MAISON TRICOT in Antwerpen

Design studio specializing in premium knitwear for product and fashion design. Hilde Frunt and Ilia Eckardt, mother and son, are known for their innovative knit realizations. As experts in knitwear, they have been working with big names as Dries Van Noten, Raf Simons and Ann Demeulemeester.

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Maison tricot product design internship

3 months minimum.

Company profile

Maison Tricot is a Knitwear Design Studio providing a 360° consultancy services in everything that is knitwear. We assist anywhere from the conception of an idea to the design, development and production of a product, for both fashion and interior design.

Maison Tricot has a proud family heritage with over 40 years of experience in the field of knitwear. Being considered true experts in their field, mother Hilde Frunt and son Ilia Eckardt have been collaborating with Belgium's best and brightest designers: Dries Van Noten, Raf Simons, Ann Demeulemeester and many more. The last few years we have been expanding our textile knowledge in the world of interior and outdoor designs developing high end products, always with our crafted touch.

We do all our research, designing and development in our offices in the heart of Antwerp. We do many of our initial developments at our in-house studio using crochet, hand knit and domestic knitting machines.

Job description/ candidate profile

We are looking for someone who is passionate for design, with a sensibility for the practice. We are a knitwear focused company so an interest in knit is key. Your main role will be to assist the design team with research & design as well as the product development team with sourcing of production.

You will be in the studio assisting the design team in sketching as well as building prototypes and build up of the new product collections. The focus will be on lighting design as well as furniture design, technical knowledge in lighting design as well as furniture design is a plus.

Daily tasks will consist of

  • Trend and Inspiration research, both online and physical
  • Design research
  • Assisting in design of new collections and objects
  • Making prototypes
  • Assisting with the quality control of our products
  • Assisting with collection management & product development 
  • Assisting with production follow up
  • Executing technical flat drawings on illustrator

We want to meet someone who is eager to learn and is looking to expand his existing knowledge while getting hands on experience. We are looking for someone who has an interest in more than design & is open to exploring the production and management side of fashion. A hard working mentality that enjoys working in a team while feels confident to work independently and take initiative when necessary.

A driving license is a plus point.


Maison Tricot has a unique knitwear know how to share with you.

The aim of this internship is to offer an opportunity to achieve complementary knowledge and experience to your field of interest. Since Maison Tricot is a small company you get to participate on multiple projects from different clients in a day-to-day basis.

Contract length: 3-6 months

Expected start date: September 2021

Job Types: Full-time, Internship

Contact: [email protected]

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