Vincent Van Duysen was born in Lokeren, Belgium, in 1962, and undertook a degree in Architecture at the Higher Institute of Architecture Sint-Lucas, Ghent. Between 1986 and 1987 Van Duysen worked in Milan collaborating with Aldo Cibic – Sottsass Associati, after which, in 1990, he opened his own studio in Antwerp concentrating on architecture and interiors. Van Duysen’s early residential projects were noted for the way the interiors subtlety merged and enhanced the architecture but with the completion of the Concordia Offices, in 2000, his ability and reputation as an architect was firmly established. Vincent Van Duysen is that rare architect who can combine a modern language of form with an intuitive feel for materials. In 2016 Van Duysen was appointed new art director of the Italian Molteni&C group including Dada kitchens. Van Duysen’s work has been published widely – in 2001, an inaugural monograph was published by the Spanish GG Editions and reflected the first 10 years of Vincent’s work with emphasis on his architectural projects. The comprehensive ‘Complete Works’, published by Thames & Hudson in 2010, focused on his multidisciplinary approach where architecture, interior architecture, and design are equally considered. Featuring contributions from leading architects and critics, the edition has been one of Thames & Hudson’s most popular recent titles with close to 11,000 copies. Due to the popularity of Vincent’s work, the office was approached in 2013 by Portuguese publisher A.MAG to release an updated edition of selected works and again in 2016 by Japan magazine A+U. A fifth monograph – again by Thames & Hudson – that will consolidate the offices’ most recent work captured by a selection of world renowned architecture and interior photographers is slated for 2017.