- Onderzoekseenheid Inter-Actions
- Onderzoeksgroep Social Spaces
Niek Kosten is a design researcher, teacher and independent graphic designer. He is part of the research group Social Spaces (LUCA School of Arts) where he is currently working on his PhD on critically opening up societal issues with vernacular graphic design. At LUCA Kosten teaches in the fields of critical design, public space and graphic design at the Communication & Media Design program. He is also co-founder of Kopij, a graphic workspace / collective and creates self-initiated and commissioned works that explore issues in society as an independent designer.