Stories & Projects

  • From Tragedy to Opportunity

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    The story of how Ilteris Ilbasan, then a student at UID, found hope and opportunity in the aftermath of the West African Ebola epidemic in 2014.  

  • Making Design Theory

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    How are theories produced in design research? In his new book, Johan Redström challenges traditional conventions of theory vs practice. 

  • Gender & Design - Challenging the Status Quo

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    The self-labelled 'Gender Photographer', Tomas Gunnarsson, visited UID to challenge students' norms and perceptions about gender in design. 

  • Anne Asensio talks UID

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    Experienced car designer Anne Asensio, previously at Renault and General Motors, had a clear message to students as she spoke from the stage at UID17. She urged the designers of tomorrow to embrace technology and use it as a positive tool to meet the important social needs of our day.

  • Faster, Better, Stronger! Can tech give you an edge in sports?

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    Many of us have had negative experiences with technology while performing interactions on the go. Activities such as cycling, skiing or driving do not lend themselves to tradiotional multi-tasking. In his PhD thesis, UID's Rouien Zarin explores how to solve these issues in extreme sporting situations.