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