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Andre VERROKEN

Contact : Besotsestraat 4 B-9680 Maarkedal - Belgique

Ph. +32 (0)55 456 862

studio.verroken@pandora.be
www.andreverroken.be
 
Born in 1939

1968
opened own studio for interior-architecture in Brussels
1971-1982
free-lance designer for furniture maker N-Line International, Belgium
1978
is awarded the "Belgian Prize for Industrial Design" for a dresser designed for N-Line International, Design Center, Brussels
1984
first prize-winner of the International Competition "Artistic Craftmanship and Industrial Application" organized by the Benelux Economic Union in Brussels
1986
honourable mention in the "Light-Competition" organized by the Light Company in Brussels
1992
personal exhibition at the Flemish Cultural Center "De Brakke Grond" in Amsterdam / selected by the Flemish Culture Ministry (VIZO) for the "18th Triennale di Milano"
1994
selected by the Flemish Culture Ministry (VIZO) for the "14th Biennial of Industrial Design" in Ljubljana (Slovenia) / nominated for the "VIZO-prize Henry van de Velde 1994" for a Career / is awarded the "VIZO-price Henry van de Velde 1994" (best product of the year) for his table "Homenaje a Eduardo Chillida"
1995
is awarded as the most innovative and creative Flemish fourniture designer for the period 1980-1995
1996
award winner at the "International Furniture Design Competition Asahikawa 1996: Design with Love, Life with Wood", Japan
1997
selected for the exhibition "Abitare il Tempo" in Verona (Italy) / participant of the exhibition "Bullet-Proof Forms: joies i mobles de flandes" in the Palau Marc in Barcelona
1998
nominated for the" European Prize for Contempory Art-and Design-Led Crafts" with "Homenaje a Eduardo Chillida", "Kontener" & "Homage to the Architecture" / participant of the exhibition "Eurpean Prize for Contempory Art-and Design-Led Crafts" at the Palais Harrach in Vienna / representation of the book "The Uneasiness of André Verroken" writen by Pro.Emeritus Geert Bekaert, Art Gallery "De Zwarte Panter" Antwerp
1999
selected for the exhibition organized by the WCC (Word Crafts Council) in the "Röhsska Museum, Vasagatan, Gotheberg (Sweden), the "Musée des Arts Décoratifs", Paris and the gallery of the VIZO in Brussel
2000
presentator of a book (selected monograph) about Verrokens work and one-man show in the gallery of the VIZO in Brussels
2002
selected for the manifestation "European Way(s) of life" organized by the SAD (Société des Artistes Décorateurs) in the Grand Palais, Champs Elysées, Paris / awarded the "Henry van de Veldeprijs 2002" for a career and personal exhibition in the gallery of the VIZO (at this moment: Design Vlaanderen)
2003
selected for the exhibition "Iconen van design in Vlaanderen" (Icons of design in Flanders) in the Flemish parliament, Brussels / selected for the exhibition "World Best Exchange" organized by the Korea Institute of Design Promotion in The Convention & Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea
2004
selected for the: "4 Design Triennial (IM)PERFECT by DESIGN" in the Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels
2005
selected for the exhibition "Over mensen en dingen" (About people and things) in Z33 (Cultural Center), Hasselt (Belgium) / selected for the exhibition "Label-design.be-Design in Belgium after 2000" in Hornu-Images, le Grand-Hornu (Belgium) / presentation of the monograph "ANDRE VERROKEN" by LUDION, Gent/Amsterdam (September 2005)


shelves Entassement

shelves Entassement

storage unit Mille-Pattes

stair cupboard Armoire-escalier

table Quatuor pour 4 tables à manger

table Hommage à Eduardo Chillida

shelves Hymne à l'architecture

shelves Hymne à l'architecture

storage unit Kontener

chest of drawers Les armoires de multiplication / Doubleface I

chest of drawers Les armoires de multiplication / Doubleface IV

chest of drawers Les armoires de multiplication / Entredeux I

chest of drawers Les armoires de multiplication / Dosados

chest of drawers Les armoires de multiplication / Entredeux III

chest of drawers Les armoires de multiplication / Suit

chest of drawers Les armoires de multiplication / Yellow Suit

table Les tables de multiplication n°3

storage unit Portafo

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