UID's 30th anniversary saw alumni travel in from across the globe to celebrate the school's history and reunite with old friends. Together, alumni and students charted a path towards the future in design.
For the fourth year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design at Umeå University occupies top position on the Red Dot Design Ranking, rating design educations in the Americas and Europe.
Students in the BFA programme at Umeå Institute of Design cooperated with Deutsche Telekom and Covestro in a pilot project developing creative designs for small 5G antennas.
An idea conceived in the UID workshop a decade ago has gone from one-off prototype, to viral hit, to the finished article. The product, a computer mouse, is inspired by the iconic Nintendo console that brought us the Mario Bros and Donkey Kong.
Camille Moussette, the pioneering PhD graduate from UID, is designing for hundreds of millions of people. Follow his path from struggling physicist to impactful designer at the heart of the Apple factory.
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, keynote speaker at UID19, talks candidly about the conflicting dualities of being a designer.