Unfold awarded Designer of the Year


September 26th 2017
We’re very honoured and thankful to be awarded Designer of the Year 2017 by Weekend Knack/Le Vif magazines & Biennale Interieur in collaboration with CID au Grand-Hornu & Design Museum Gent
At the occasion of this award, a twin exhibition is organised at Bank Delen in Antwerp and at Design Museum Gent:

'Objects' at Delen Private Bank
Leon Stynen Tower, Jan Van Rijswijcklaan 162, Antwerp
Sept. 27 - Oct. 22
Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm 

'Narratives' at Design Museum Gent
Jan Breydelstraat 5, Ghent
Oct. 27, 2017 - Mar. 18, 2018

opinion of the jury:
“How do you introduce the human aspect in technology? How do you marry man and machine? What are the boundaries of authorship and intellectual property in a world full of copies? These are some of the critical questions Unfold aims to integrate in their work. They break with traditional design methods and often engage in ambitious collaborations.” 
Marie Pok, director CID Grand-Hornu

“Unfold challenges the classical roles of the designer, author, producer and consumer. They succeed in interweaving craft knowledge and new technologies in a pragmatic and critical way.” 
Katrien Laporte, director Design Museum Gent

“The techniques, materials and conceptual approach of Unfold are different than those of industrial designers. Claire and Dries perfectly embody the spirit of times: In search of innovation in 3D technologies, without loosing the human aspect” 
Dieter Van den Storm, coordinator Biennale Interieur

of Instruments & Archetypes nominated for Designs of the Year Award by Design Museum London


February 24th 2015
Unfold is is thrilled to be nominated for a second time for the prestigious Designs of the Year award issued by Design Museum London! We're nominated with of Instruments and Archetypes in the Digital category, a project in collaboration with Kirschner3d & Penny Webb. In 2013 Unfold was nominated with Kiosk.

more info: Design Museum

Unfold wins Henry van de Velde Award for Young Talent


January 9th 2015
It's official! We are extremely honoured to announce that Unfold has won the prestigious Henry van de Velde Award for Young Talent!

Design Flanders -the government organisation who promotes contemporary, high-quality and innovative design from Flanders- has been presenting the Henry van de Velde Awards and Labels since 1994. The Awards and Labels showcase role models from the design sector and present home-grown design to the general public.

We kindly invite you to come to the award ceremony and opening of the exhibition tonight jan. 9th in the BOZAR museum in Brussels. The exhibition features the largest overview of our work ever presented side by side and we've worked very hard to pull it all together. On display are l'Artisan Électronique, Stratigraphic Manufactury, The Peddler, Of Instruments and Archetypes, Kiosk, Utanalog and a few more.

Tamar Shafrir from Space Caviar has written an excellent essay for the catalog on Unfold's "conversations between the fields of physical making and digital form-giving," it's a great read.

We hope to see you tonight, show you our work and have a toast!

ps. if you plan to come, register first at henryvandevelde.be