MFA IxD2 students Mehek Sharma and Zhi Wang developed a critical design project aiming to make Facebook's profiling algorithms more visible and work in favour of the user.
Umeå University is now ranked 26th in the world in the category Art & Design in the QS World University Rankings - a rise on the list that few can match. The QS ranking is an annual ranking of 1,222 top universities in 85 different countries.
UID announces a PhD position in industrial design with focus on emerging practices and gender studies. This is a joint PhD position with Umeå Centre for Gender Studies. Last day to apply is March 4, 2019.
Inspired by his autistic brother Julian, André Kennedy, MFA IxD 2018, developed an inclusive financial system for people living with neurodevelopmental disorders.
During a recent exhibition, PhD students at UID created physical manifestations of their ongoing projects. The task of materializing abstract concepts and ideas turned out to present a real challenge.
In their new book, "Changing Things: The Future of Objects in a Digital World", assistant professor Heather Wiltse and professor Johan Redström explore what the networked, digital products of our time actually do and whom they are really designed for.