Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, talks about why his company is recruiting students from Umeå Institute of Design at an increasing rate. The interview, shot during his recent visit to UID18,
The 2018 Core77 Design Awards saw students at UID receive a record number of 21 awards in 7 different categories. Two of the UID projects claimed top prize, Rebecca Daum's Malaika and Elias Pfuner's N-9.
Recently, the UID graduates celebrated their accomplishments at a graduation ceremony attended by parents, relatives and friends coming to Umeå from all over the world.
In their latest project, Daan Hekking and Marc Saboya ventured into unknown territory. Creating a collaborative robot for microbiologists became their greatest challenge to date.
In modern medicine, we are able to measure almost anything relating to our bodies. Analyzing and responding to that data is often a more complex procedure. In an effort to bridge that gap, three students at UID developed AERO° - a smart interface aimed at evolving anaesthesia and intensive care by making breathing visible in real time.
Six months into the MFA Programme in Interaction Design, Carolyn Wegner has immersed herself in Swedish nature and culture alike. Follow her journey at UID, and beyond, on her blog.