The Entente interprovinciale des Métiers d’Art de Wallonie has united the provincial Offices for Arts and Crafts of the five Walloon provinces since 1996. Each year, it supports the organisation of an exhibition for art craftsmen from all over Wallonia. This 18th edition focuses on objects and artefacts with innovating shapes and aesthetics. A total of 107 works by 22 art craftsmen are on display on the two storeys of the barn of the Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose (280 m²), in a sober setting. Only one piece of each work is made, which makes them unique. They are either purely decorative or destined to be worn and used. But they all have one thing in common: they diverge from the traditional aesthetic code of their original trade. This particular spirit and professional ethic make them design artefacts. The designer and the art craftsman share a preference for innovative aesthetics combined with material usefulness. The rest is only a matter of scale. This exhibition is organised by the Office provincial des Métiers d'Art du Hainaut (Provincial office for arts and crafts of the province of Hainaut) with the support of the Walloon region and the cooperation of the Entente interprovinciale des Métiers d'Art de Wallonie, the Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose and the Centre Culturel René Magritte of Lessines. Closed from 24th december 2012 to 2nd january 2013.