Sean van den Steenhoven is a designer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. His practice has an editorial approach and is always driven by dialogue and awareness of the given context, resulting in mixed media outcomes with a strong typographic character. He's motivated to translate extensive research into concepts that stay visually true to their essence; seeing design as a medium for storytelling, research, poetry, exploration, creation, and serendipity.
He hold a Bachelor’s degree from the University of the Arts Utrecht, he studied at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and worked as an intern with Marco Balesteros (Letra) in Lisbon, Portugal and Córdova Canillas in Barcelona, Spain. In the fall of 2018 he worked with designers collective New Studio in Brooklyn, New York.
In addition he is responsible for the in-house design for BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht. BAK is an international platform for theoretically-informed, politically-driven art and experimental research.
50 percent of sens
sens is a studio for graphic design based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands that works with commissioners within the field of the arts and culture, architecture, fashion, and design, ranging from individuals to institutions. We focus on visual languages and identities that result in printed matter, digital expressions, and research-based narratives. sens is the outcome of an intense collaboration of sjondebaron (Robin Kamping) and Sean van den Steenhoven and is continuously expanding into various collaborations with other artists and designers.