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Respyre empowers cities to breathe
We really like vertical gardens
Children should be empowered to express themselves through play.
The Lily Pad Project
How can dynamic objects be designed to trigger behavioural change?
Caring Pregnancy Toolkit
How can we reduce perinatal deaths among Eritrean women?
Embedded Designers uncovered
The complex environmental and social challenges of today demand creative, collaborative approaches. With design practices spreading across society (Dorst, 2015), designers play an essential role in building bridges between divergent interests, stakeholder groups and needs for a future-proof planet. This relative uncertainty regarding emerging jobs, industries, and environments requires a higher level of flexibility and designers have accepted this challenge, by progressively embracing such plurality of roles. Thus, designers’ identity has undergone a transition from the solo artist to collaborative linchpin working with and moving between several stakeholder groups.
Design with and for Changing Things
wednesday, 1 jun 2022
Design Research Themes for Dutch Design Week are set!
Thanks to the joint effort of our Design United researchers, we have come up with a beautiful and relevant set of 5 contemporary themes to ignite this year's debate around academic design research. These themes will be used for our participation in the Dutch Design Week and will be illustrated with design research projects at our Design Research Programme and EXPO, during the Dutch Design Week.
monday, 2 may 2022
Design United co-organiser of the DRIVE festival
Like the last 7 years, Design United will co-organise the Design Research & Innovation Festival from 24 until 28 October, during the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. DRIVE brings together design researchers, design professionals, municipalities, organisations and companies and highlights innovation and research projects by and for the creative industries. Knowledge of state-of-the-art innovation …