Following its annual tradition, Flanders DC's Henry van de Velde Awards highlight projects, products and services that show the added value of design from its most varied side. From hundreds of entries, the professional jury selected 27 winners in 9 categories! In the overview below, you will discover which projects deserve an award because they are examples of innovative and inspiring design.

The public can vote for their favourite project for the Public Gold Award and thereby win a design prize. You can vote until 20 December 2022. More info at henryvandevelde.be.


Business Innovation

EVOLVE 4EL23, Robovision AI platform, XEOS AURA 10

EVOLVE 4EL23, Robovision AI platform, XEOS AURA 10

  • EVOLVE 4EL23, Pars Pro Toto for Anglo Belgian Cooperation
    Medium speed multi-fuel engine facilitating transition from fossil fuel to zero-carbon fuel
  • Robovision AI platform, Loemer for Robovision
    Platform that allows multifunctional teams to create, deploy, update and maintain AI models without programming

  • XEOS AURA 10, Pars Pro Toto for XEOS
    Device for medical imaging of resected tissue during oncology surgery

Consumer

CoMoveIT Smart, MyBlanket, °Plug

  • CoMoveIT Smart, Comate & Voyager for CoMoveIT
    Smart control system for electric wheelchairs to help users struggling with the conventional joystick
  • MyBlanket, My Add On
    Rain cover for wheelchair users’ legs that can be put on without assistance or standing upright

  • °Plug, Frits Jeuris for Eden Design
    Modular tubular light fitting

Crafts

Glasstromen, The act of a line, Whaleboat O28

Glasstromen, The act of a line, Whaleboat O28

  • Glasstromen, KUYCKXMEERS
    Series of vases created by research into uses of glass that is difficult to recycle
  • The act of a line, Marijke De Cock
    Collection of wall sculptures composed of tiny glass beads

  • Whaleboat O28, Whaleboat
    Five-person rowing boat with ocean-going facilities

Design Research

No Time To Waste, Prosthetic X, Rotmóy / Hongerhuids

No Time To Waste, Prosthetic X, Rotmóy / Hongerhuids

  • No Time To Waste, Isabeau Goddé
    Research exploring the potential of lint, a by-product of the textile industry
  • Prosthetic X, Isaac Monté (& In 4Art)
    Research that provides insight into health data and encourages behavioural change

  • Rotmóy / Hongerhuids, Studio Narture & Under Thy Skin
    Research that converts surplus food into colourful pigments via fermentation

Digital Product

Cocom, Last Metal Standing, Virtueel Museum van Vlaanderen

Cocom, Last Metal Standing, Virtueel Museum van Vlaanderen

  • Cocom, Bedja Design for Cocom
    Mobile application for flexible rental and rental of spaces for day use thanks to space sharing
  • Last Metal Standing, Mutant & nøcomputer for StuBru
    Virtual moshpit that brought the metal community together online during the period of isolation

  • Virtual Museum of Vlaanderen, Studio Dott for Flemish Government / Department of Culture, Youth and Media
    Research and concept development for making Flemish heritage widely accessible

Environment

Buddy, K Bio, Ledegem wordt Leaudegem!

Buddy, K Bio, Ledegem wordt Leaudegem!

  • Buddy, IPEE
    Smart toilet assistant that provides automatic flushing
  • K Bio, studio PART for ETAP
    Emergency lighting based on bio-circular material

  • Ledegem becomes Leaudegem!, HelloWater
    Innovative water purification system as a sustainable alternative to sewerage

Graphics

Fontrescue, Passages, VEL

  • Fontrescue, Studio Brussels Lof
    Digitisation of letters from public spaces that are supplemented into a complete alphabet
  • Passages, Martha Verschaffel (lay-out: Stijn Dams) for Bries vzw
    Graphic novel about time and making choices

  • Vel, Sabien Clement & Mieke Versyp (lay-out: Quod voor de vorm) for Uitgeverij Oogachtend
    Graphic novel about bodies and proximity

Habitat

Cango,MiaCabana, Stroom

Cango, MiaCabana, Stroom

  • Cango, Yellow Window for Hahbo
    Mobile care home that reduces the burden on both the care provider and the person in need of care
  • MiaCabana, iDNA for Atrium Green
    Modular expandable cabana, available as shelter and pergola

  • Stroom, Studio Dott
    Aesthetically and intelligently designed cable tray system that conceals technical piping

Spaces

Belevingsexpo Tabloo, Interieurrenovatie Thalys Ruby, Maakleerplek Leuven

Belevingsexpo Tabloo, Interieurrenovatie Thalys Ruby, Maakleerplek Leuven

  • Experience exhibition Tabloo, Bailleul Ontwerpbureau for NIRAS
    Experience exhibition on radioactivity and the management of radioactive waste, with young people as the primary target group
  • Interior renovation Thalys Ruby, Yellow Window & Matali Crasset for Thalys
    Sustainable renovation and improved travel experience of the Thalys Ruby

  • Maakleerplek Leuven, Polo (architect), Vanhout.Pro (contractor) & Infrabo (IR techniques) for City of Leuven
    Temporary circular set-up of the Silos and Mills Van Orshoven in Leuven


You will find out who will receive the Gold, Silver or Bronze Award within each category during the festive award ceremony and opening of the exhibition at Bozar on Tuesday 7 February 2023. The exhibition is free to visit at Bozar until 2 April. From January 2023, you can register for the award ceremony. More information can be found at henryvandevelde.be.