In this episode we speak with Johan Valcke.
Johan is the, among many other things, the inspirer and director of Design Flanders, the overarching design organization of the Flemish government.
Among other things there, he created the prestigious Henry van de Velde Awards & Labes, the design magazine “Kwintessens”, installed a “Flemish design gallery” in Brussels, and managed 8 “triennials for design”, of which the last, Hands on design (designvlaanderen.be/triënnale
), will be launched later this year at the design museum in Ghent.
21st Century Design is a research podcast by Engage by Design (Rodrigo Bautista) and Regenerative Design (Jan Leyssens), in which we ask designers, tech-experts, writers, theorists, academics, activists and campaigners 5 questions on the future and role of design in creating the 21st Century.
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Please note that this podcast was recorded before the Brexit.
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