︎ Niek Kosten is a design researcher, teacher and
independent graphic designer from Belgium.
He is part of the research unit Inter-Actions of LUCA School of Arts where he is currently working on his PhD on vernacular graphic design in the context of critically opening up societal issues. Niek teaches in the fields of speculative design, identity, (artistic) design research and graphic design (i.a.) at the Interaction Design, Product Design and Photography programmes of LUCA. He also creates self-initiated and commissioned works as an independent designer.