In an exclusive interview, Laurens van den Acker, Renault Senior Vice President Corporate Design, explains how he has taken the marque’s design strategy forward and expands on his ambitions for its future projects.

Having worked with a number of car manufacturers in Europe, the USA and Japan, Van den Acker took up his current post in 2010, replacing Patrick Le Quément.

The Dutchman quickly made his mark, enlarging the Renault diamond at the centre of a radiator grille stretching from one headlamp to the other.

The man behind the company’s design revamp, Van den Acker explains his vision of the Renault brand, discusses future avenues for exploration and sets out his goals.

Watch the interview and get the inside view on the work Renault’s design teams are putting into the Renault Sport R.S. 01 project.