On June 15, the Swedish government allowed universities to open again. However, at Umeå Institute of Design we will continue to carefully follow, and adapt to, developments in relation to COVID-19 in order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our students.
Peek into the future as design students from all over the world showcase their grad projects in the form of tomorrow's products and services.
In the new book Relating to Things - edited by Heather Wiltse, Associate Professor at UID - the authors explore the current nature of the artificial networked products around us, and the possibilities for how things might be different.
Can the emotions of a single user inform the design journey for an entire vehicle concept? First-year transportation design students explored an unusual process driven by emotion.
In design, one should always strive towards becoming a generalist, not a specialist. That's according to Alberto Villarreal.
In his grad project last year, Simon Linge collaborated with ABB to develop an idea for a robot that buzzes around hospital halls stacking shelves. Today, he works at the Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation.