On this page, you can find some articles I wrote during the past few years.

Gilles Fiszman.
Foreword for the catalogue Autobiographisme (2014).
Language: French & Dutch.
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Integrated2013 - international art and design conference Antwerp

Manifesto: 'The fluidity in-between' (2013).
Language: English & Dutch.
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Kaleidoscopically irregular: 20 years of graphic design in Kwintessens.
A critical essay about the increasing international influence of Belgian graphic design.
Published in Kwintessens issue 4/2011 by Design Flanders.
Language: Dutch & English.
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Don’t think black and white, think in colour.
Interview by Patrick Auwelaert about my work as a professor, teaching book design.
Published in Kunsttijdschrift Vlaanderen, issue 338, November 2011.
Language: Dutch.
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Een (typo)grafische potpourri, maar dan wel één van de beste soort.
Interview with and article about Rob Marcelis, graphic designer. Published in Addmagazine, issue 10 - 2011.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Een nieuw logo maakt de lente niet!
Critical essay. Published in Addmagazine issue 10 - 2011.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Integrated2011 - international design conference Antwerp

Manifesto: 'Let's get rid of all dictates!' (2011).
Language: English & Dutch.
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Zeg zomaar niet 'slap' tegen een 'slab'.
About the work of the Canadian typedesigner Rod McDonald. Published in Addmagazine, issue 9 - 2010.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Good old school op Gent Zuid!

Interview with and article about Stéphane de Schrevel, type & book designer. Published in Addmagazine, issue 9 - 2010.
Language: Dutch & French.
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De zoektocht naar WW!
Incredible nonsense about an incredible collective. Published in Addmagazine issue 9 - 2010.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Een uil met ballen!
A short review on the work of the Berlin based collective Pictoplasma. Published in Addmagazine issue 9 - 2010.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Het betere praat- en denkwerk in boekvorm!
About 'Shaping Voices', interviews with contemporary artists & graphic designers. Published in Addmagazine issue 9 - 2010. Language: Dutch & French.
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Le paysage est magnifique
Critical essay commissioned by Design Flanders & published in Kwintessens issue 2009-4.
Language: English & Dutch
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Wanted: iconoclasts (m/f) revisited

What in the heck happened to all that young up-and-coming talent (2009).
Language: English & Dutch
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Fuckin' Pitches
Everything you always wanted to ventilate about those fucking requests for pitches, but never dared to! (2009)
Language: English.
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Comic Jo
Foreword catalogue Jo De Smedt, artist represented by Galerij De Ziener (2009).
Language: Dutch.
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Integrated2009 - international design conference Antwerp
Concept paper about the purpose and actual relevance of this conference (2009).
Language: English
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L'inspiration n'est pas un privilège.
Lecture at the proclamation ceremony, Masters Sint Lucas Antwerp (2009).
Language: Dutch.
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L'inspiration se trouve partout.

Critical essay about the position of the designer and his assigner in the actual cultural environment (2008).
Language: English & Dutch.
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Bedriegers!
Introduction to the work of janenrandoald. Published in their new book 'Graphic micmac' (2008).
Language: Dutch.
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Integrated2007 - international design conference Antwerp
Concept paper about the relevance of crossover in the field of graphic design (2007).
Language: English, Dutch & French.

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Gevraagd: beeldenstormers (m/v)
Critical essay about the urge of renewal in graphic design community (2007).
Language: Dutch.
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Another useless type book
Book published during the Fiffteen, FUSE and Erik Spiekermann exhibition in Antwerp in 2006.
A weird introduction to type: 'Boodschap aan grootmeester(es) Vermicelli.
Language: Dutch.
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Stephan Vanfleteren - Het getekende leven
Stephan is one of the most known photographers at this moment.
His pictures are very recognizable in their purity and the straight forward use of black and white photography.
I met him at his studio, early 2008 and wrote an article for Addmagazine issue 7.
Language: Dutch & French.
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The Power of Print - Chemie van water, inkt en papier
Critical essay about the necessity to design (2006).
Language: Dutch.
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Stefan Sagmeister, formerly known as Stefan Sagmeister.
Interview with the most awarded 'enfant terrible' of graphic design worldwide. Published in Addmagazine, issue 2.
Language: English.
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Rose Woods - With love from Antwerp
About the uncatchable Rose Woods, the Belgian version of Banksy, but better! Published in Addmagazine, issue 7.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Tim Knapen - God Mode
Push the button and see what happens… Young and extremely talented Tim Knapen about his graduating project at Sint Lucas Antwerp. June 2007. Published in Addmagazine, issue 6.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Michel Olyff - Een beeld als beeltenis
Michel is one of the most prominent graphic designers in Belgium since the late fifties.
I met him in his studio, early spring 2007. Published in Addmagazine, issue 4.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Luk Mestdagh - Een beminnelijke onruststoker
A man with a very critical vision on graphic design but however so admirable. Published in Addmagazine, issue 3.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Gilles Fiszmann - De kracht van de nuance
'Eminence grise' Gilles was active in multiple areas of graphic, typographic & product design. Next to illustration.
Published in Addmagazine, issue 2.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Woutwalt - Visuele stadspoëten anno 2007!
Taggers in print and vernacular addicts, active in the heart of Brussels. Published in Addmagazine issue 4.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Kunst moet opnieuw de straat op
Critical essay about the strange relation between contemporary art and actual marketing techniques.
Written for De Standaard about the publication of Knack Magazine with work of the Belgian artist Jan De Cock.
Language: Dutch.
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Carl De Keyzer - De scène is sterker dan de enscenering
Article, based on an inspiring talk with Magnum photographer Carl De Keyzer. Published in Addmagazine, issue 1.
Language: Dutch & French.
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Ontwerpen is afzien - De Standaard
Critical essay about the commercialisation of design. Published in De Standaard.
Language: Dutch.
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