Name: Anne Poesen
Date of birth: March 28th 1981

2015-:Freelance designer for Morobe Shoes
Design and development shoes collection
2014-2015: Artez Institute of the Arts
Tutor Shoe Design Masters
2012-2014: Freelance designer for March 23
Design and development shoes and sneaker collection
2010: Freelance designer for Avance AW 2010 collection ‘Anne Poesen for Avance’
Design and development shoes and bag collection
2008: Release own bag collection
2008-2009: Lead designer for Parc, London
Design and development conceptual summer footwear in China
2008: Launch of aBAG at Terra Plana shops London
2006-: Teacher of the first academic course for shoe design in Belgium,
Academy for Fine Arts, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
2006-2012: Freelance designer at Piessens NV, Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Design of shoe accessories for Scapa, Xandres, Caroline Biss
2005: Stylist at Astoria s.n.c. di Pessina Ivano & C., Dairago (Italy).
Elaboration prototypes first line La Perla
2004: Office for Urban Development Johan Van Reeth, Leuven.
2004: Apprenticeship at Gerda De Ceukelaire, Asse.
Elaboration of leather bags and accessories
2004: Apprenticeship at Jo Crepain Architecten, Antwerp

2007-2009:‘Certificate Pedagogical Competence’, SCVO Pestalozzi, Antwerpen
2005-2007: ‘Shoes and Sandals’ course, PCVO Waas en Durme, Lokeren
2005: ‘Footwear Modelist Designer’ degree, Ars Arpel Institute, Milan, Italy. Laureate of a Rotary District Scolarship 2004-2005
2001-2004: Master in Civil Engineering and Architecture. Major in Design, Cum Laude, Catholic University of Leuven.
1999-2001: Candidate in Civil Engineering and Architecture. Catholic University of Leuven
1993-1999: Secondary school at Paridaensinstituut, Leuven, Latin-Mathematics

Dec 2010: 'Marie-Claire', December 2010
Oct 2010: ‘Weekend Knack, Radar Mode’, October 13th 2010
Oct 2010: 'De Standaard Magazine', October 9th 2010
May 2010: ‘Glam *It, This Is My Life’, May 2010
Feb 2010: ‘Weekend Knack, Radar Mode’, February 17th 2010
Jul 2009: ‘Label.profashionals’, July-September 2009
Mar 2009: ‘Nieuwsblad Magazine’, March 28th 2009
Mar 2009: ‘Weekend Knack, Accessoirespecial’, March 25th 2009
Sep 2008: ‘Weekend Knack, Mode dit is Belgisch’, September 3rd 2008
Sep 2007: ‘Shoes Magazine’, September 2007
Jun 2007: ‘Weekend Knack’, June 6th 2007
Sep 2005: ‘Ars Arpel News’, nr 325, September 2005

2010: ‘Belgium presents... curated by Label’, De Modefabriek, Amsterdam
2009: ‘Vitrine 2009’, Monsters With An Attitude, Gent
2009: ‘In her Shoes’, Fashion Museum, Hasselt
2007: ‘Vitrine 2007’, Mimi Maxwell, Antwerp
2007: Lineapelle competition for young shoe designers, Bologna, Italy
2005: ‘Vitrine 2005’, Gusto, Antwerp

2009: ITS 8 Accessories Competition
2007: Second prize of the Lineapelle competition for young shoe designers, Bologna, Italy
2004: Laureate of the student award 2004 of the Belgian Brick Federation

Adobe CS3 Photoshop
Acrobat Professional
Sketchup 3D
Autocad 2004
Vectorworks 11
MS Office

Dutch: Mother tongue
French: Fluent
English: Fluent
Italian: Fluent
German: Understanding
Spanish: Understanding

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