For the third year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design has retained the number one spot in the Red Dot Design Ranking. The prestigious ranking annually rates product design educations in the Americas & Europe.
At the 50th anniversary of the BraunPrize, students from Umeå Institute of Design claimed the spoils in front of a live jury that included legendary industrial designer and former Braun Design Director, Dieter Rams.
Within the UNESCO programme 'Man and the Biosphere' the project explores new solutions for sustainable mobility for tourism and food transport in the Vindelälven-Juhtatdahka area.
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.
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.