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The Henry van de Velde Awards are the most prestigious design awards in Belgium. They put Flemish designers and companies in the spotlight, generate press attention and a great deal of public interest. Have you launched an innovative product or sustainable, innovative project or research? Then submit it before 31 May for the Henry van de Velde Awards 25.


The Henry van de Velde Awards showcase and applaud Flemish designers, enterprises and governmental organisations, products, services and systems which, as a result of their design or their solution of a given problem, have a positive impact on the environment, the economy and society. These awards emphasise the important role that designers and the parties commissioning their work play in society. They set out the lines for the future and provide us with smart and useful solutions for topical problem. With its own website, official award ceremony and publication, the Henry van de Velde Awards form a platform for design from Flanders.


There are 14 Henry van de Velde Gold Awards and 9 Silver and 9 Bronze Awards. Entries cannot be made for the Lifetime Achievement, Young Talent, Company, Ecodesign by OVAM and Public categories. These are designated by the jury. However, entries can be made for the 9 remaining categories, with a product, service or research. Those categories are: Business Innovation, Consumer, Crafts, Design Research, Digital Product, Graphics, Habitat and Spaces.


Do you want to subscribe? Then check these conditions:

  • The submission shall be made in the prescribed manner, completely and within the stipulated period. If the submission does not meet the conditions, the organisation is entitled to exclude it.
  • The entries have a clear Flemish link, either because the designer was born in Flanders, or through the client, design agency or customer based in the Flemish region.
  • The product or service was launched on the market in its current form between 1 June 2023 and 31 May 2024. The research process is completed after 1 June 2023.
  • Participation with one project is possible in a maximum of two categories.
  • Participation with multiple projects is allowed.

Do you want to subscribe? Then read all the rules. You can subscribe until 31 May 2024. 

Do you want to subscribe in Dutch, then click here.


31 May 2024


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