Design United

Design United, the 4TU research centre for design, enhances the innovative strength of the Dutch creative industry by bridging the gap between design research and the design community.
4TU Delft
4TU Eindhoven
4TU Twente
4TU Wageningen

Latest updates

News
DRIVE 2020
DRIVE 2020
DRIVE festival 2020 will again be organised this year, only a bit different than you are used to. During the Dutch Design Week 2020 CLICKNL will again work together with  4TU research centre Design United on a new edition of Design Research & Innovation Festival DRIVE. This year you can partake in online, interactive and inspiring DRIVE-sessions. Five days, Five themes.
Wednesday 21 October 2020
News
Design United 2020 - Up Close & Personal
Design United 2020 - Up Close & Personal
Design United 2020: Up Close & Personal
Saturday 17 October 2020
News
IDE Master Classes Autumn 2020
IDE Master Classes Autumn 2020
Emotions are fundamental to all design acquired and consumed by people. This includes emotions experienced in response to seeing, buying and using products and services. Moreover, design has the ability to enable long-term happiness.
Thursday 23 July 2020
Events
Living Matters - Design United talkshow
Living Matters - Design United talkshow
We may be living in a Digital Age but we continue to inhabit a material world and physical artefacts still play an important role in design research.
Wednesday 21 October 2020
Events
Silent Power - Design United talkshow
Silent Power - Design United talkshow
Silent Power is about both the intentional and unintentional change design can cause in individuals and in society.
Thursday 22 October 2020
Events
Crisis! - Design United talkshow
Crisis! - Design United talkshow
The role of design during the COVID-19 pandemic is one of a number of timely case studies which will be debated. But beyond corona, how does the designer’s practical response to a crisis relate to longer term research and solutions? How might designers create sustainable solutions from the very beginning of the design process - building in resilience to future shocks?
Friday 23 October 2020
Case
MARCH
MARCH
Get up and walk!
Case
Branching Out
Branching Out
Seeing the woods through illuminated trees
Case
Hugsy
Hugsy
A multi-functional blanket for premature babies

Publications

Design United

Latest updates

News
DRIVE 2020
DRIVE 2020
DRIVE festival 2020 will again be organised this year, only a bit different than you are used to. During the Dutch Design Week 2020 CLICKNL will again work together with  4TU research centre Design United on a new edition of Design Research & Innovation Festival DRIVE. This year you can partake in online, interactive and inspiring DRIVE-sessions. Five days, Five themes.
Wednesday 21 October 2020
News
Design United 2020 - Up Close & Personal
Design United 2020 - Up Close & Personal
Design United 2020: Up Close & Personal
Saturday 17 October 2020
News
IDE Master Classes Autumn 2020
IDE Master Classes Autumn 2020
Emotions are fundamental to all design acquired and consumed by people. This includes emotions experienced in response to seeing, buying and using products and services. Moreover, design has the ability to enable long-term happiness.
Thursday 23 July 2020
Events
Living Matters - Design United talkshow
Living Matters - Design United talkshow
We may be living in a Digital Age but we continue to inhabit a material world and physical artefacts still play an important role in design research.
Wednesday 21 October 2020
Events
Silent Power - Design United talkshow
Silent Power - Design United talkshow
Silent Power is about both the intentional and unintentional change design can cause in individuals and in society.
Thursday 22 October 2020
Events
Crisis! - Design United talkshow
Crisis! - Design United talkshow
The role of design during the COVID-19 pandemic is one of a number of timely case studies which will be debated. But beyond corona, how does the designer’s practical response to a crisis relate to longer term research and solutions? How might designers create sustainable solutions from the very beginning of the design process - building in resilience to future shocks?
Friday 23 October 2020
Case
MARCH
MARCH
Get up and walk!
Case
Branching Out
Branching Out
Seeing the woods through illuminated trees
Case
Hugsy
Hugsy
A multi-functional blanket for premature babies

Publications