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.
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Tom Dumoulin wins Giro d’Italia in aerodynamic suit
Tom Dumoulin wins Giro d’Italia in aerodynamic suit
On Sunday 28 May, Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin won the Giro d'Italia. He carried the aerodynamic suit, which was co-developed by TU Delft. Dr Jouke Verlinden from the faculty of IDE has also contributed to this. He printed the 3D mannequin of Tom Dumoulin, This way, the cyclist did not have to come frequently to the wind tunnel for measurements.
Wednesday 31 May 2017
News
IDE Master Classes
IDE Master Classes
In 2013, we launched the first series of IDE Master Classes. This successful first series was followed by 3 equally inspiring series. All the Master Classes in each series have been well attended and evaluated extremely positively. In total, about 250 different participants from more than 150 companies have attended the three series. The level of interest expressed by participants in new topics has given us more than enough reasons for hosting this fifth series, starting in March 2017.
Monday 27 February 2017
News
Vici grant for research into positive design for Professor Pieter Desmet
Vici grant for research into positive design for Professor Pieter Desmet
Why do some products have a positive and others a negative influence on our mood? How can products and spaces be designed to actively contribute to a positive mood? NWO has awarded a Vici grant worth one and a half million euros to TU Delft professor Pieter Desmet to investigate these questions. The Vici is one of the largest personal scientific grants in the Netherlands. Recipients can spend the coming five years developing their own innovative research line.
Friday 24 February 2017
Events
IDEMC7: Thing-Centered Design
IDEMC7: Thing-Centered Design
Elisa Giaccardi, Professor Interactive Media Design, IDE, TU Delft
Wednesday 22 November 2017
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
Tom Dumoulin wins Giro d’Italia in aerodynamic suit
Tom Dumoulin wins Giro d’Italia in aerodynamic suit
On Sunday 28 May, Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin won the Giro d'Italia. He carried the aerodynamic suit, which was co-developed by TU Delft. Dr Jouke Verlinden from the faculty of IDE has also contributed to this. He printed the 3D mannequin of Tom Dumoulin, This way, the cyclist did not have to come frequently to the wind tunnel for measurements.
Wednesday 31 May 2017
News
IDE Master Classes
IDE Master Classes
In 2013, we launched the first series of IDE Master Classes. This successful first series was followed by 3 equally inspiring series. All the Master Classes in each series have been well attended and evaluated extremely positively. In total, about 250 different participants from more than 150 companies have attended the three series. The level of interest expressed by participants in new topics has given us more than enough reasons for hosting this fifth series, starting in March 2017.
Monday 27 February 2017
News
Vici grant for research into positive design for Professor Pieter Desmet
Vici grant for research into positive design for Professor Pieter Desmet
Why do some products have a positive and others a negative influence on our mood? How can products and spaces be designed to actively contribute to a positive mood? NWO has awarded a Vici grant worth one and a half million euros to TU Delft professor Pieter Desmet to investigate these questions. The Vici is one of the largest personal scientific grants in the Netherlands. Recipients can spend the coming five years developing their own innovative research line.
Friday 24 February 2017
Events
IDEMC7: Thing-Centered Design
IDEMC7: Thing-Centered Design
Elisa Giaccardi, Professor Interactive Media Design, IDE, TU Delft
Wednesday 22 November 2017
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