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Steven Cleeren

Project Manager, Design Flanders


Steven has worked for Design Flanders as a project manager for several European projects that focused on design management, design policy, design-led innovation, and service design. Design Flanders is a governmental design support organisation based in Brussels that promotes and supports the use of design in companies and public organisations. It aims to help Flemish designers grow as entrepreneurs and it encourages businesses and governments to incorporate design into their operations. Through its actions, Design Flanders strives to achieve recognition for Flanders as an outstanding design region.
Currently Steven also oversees day-to-day operations of Design Flanders and functions as an editor of its design magazine. Stephen's main interest is in design as a driver of innovation and competitiveness, and as a tool in solving societal issues. In his spare time he likes to read and write about graphic design.