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MIDIS by Pieter-Jan Pieters (OWOW) now on sale!

MIDIS, Pieter-Jan Pieters, OWOW. Nu te koop!

Pieter-Jan Pieters (OWOW) won the Henry van de Velde Young Talent Award 16.

There no doubt about it. The MIDIS are impressive, both to the jury and the visitors of the Henry van de Velde Awards 16. They are wireless controlers, turning body movements into music.

In his own words: "The MIDIS 2.0 are all about physical control, with digital possibilities. The MIDIS 2.0 combine expressivity and the ability to add digital layers on top of your analog instruments, blending digital and analog."

These are this years categories

foto: Michel De Cock
  • COMMUNICATION AWARD: A prize for the innovative development and design of letters, packaging and printed media, and for new media or new applications of existing media that have improved and/or altered communications directed at the consumer in an original manner.

Jo De Baerdemaeker receives the first honorary title 'New Flemish Masters in the Fine Arts'

Jo De Baerdemaeker receives the first honorary title 'New Flemish Masters in the Fine Arts'. Photo: Michael de Lausnay
First honorary title ‘New Flemish Masters in the Fine Arts’ for typeface designer Jo De Baerdemaeker. Awarded by the Minister of Culture from Flanders Sven Gatz at the Henry van de Velde Awards in Bozar, January 19, 2017.

Discover the nominaties in 'real life'!

StandUp Nomad by Jaswig
Curious to find out how some of the Henry van de Velde Design Solution Award nominations are actually looking (and feeling)? Go and find out in Hands on Design, the 8th design triennial in the Design museum Gent.

Design Solution Awards and categories?

In januari worden alle Henry van de Velde Nominees getoond in BOZAR

This summer, 206 products, projects and services with a Flemish link competed for the Henry van de Velde Design Solutions Awards. They participated in different categories: 

The Henry van de Velde Labels turn into Awards!

HVDV Labels worden Awards
The traditional Awards for Lifetime Achievement, Company and Young Talent will stay as they are, as will the Public Prize, but a decade after their introduction the Henry van de Velde Labels are to take on a new meaning.

What do the Henry van de Velde Awards represent?

What do the Henry van de Velde Awards represent?
The Henry van de Velde Awards show and honour on a national and international level the designers, companies, products, projects and services that have a positive impact on the economy and society through design. All of them have a Flemish connection.

THE OVAM ECODESIGN AWARD PRO STAYS

OVAM Ecodesign Award
Even better, the OVAM Ecodesign Award PRO is now a full-fledged Henry van de Velde Award!