In the media
23 May 2019
Shower toilet is advancing: are we all going to spray our buttocks in the future?
There is a good chance that you have come across them (on holiday): toilets with a sprayer with which you can rinse your buttocks clean after going number 2. The toilet with shower function now also seems to be on the rise in the Netherlands. Associate professor Johan Molenbroek of the IDE faculty was interviewed about this by EditieNL (RTL News) on Monday 20 May. View the broadcast (in Dutch).
08 May 2019
Kaspar Jansen on Dutch TV about smart sportswear
With his research into smart sportswear that can prevent injuries, Kaspar Jansen (researcher IDE) was interviewed for the TV programme Sportlab Sedoc with Gregory Sedoc. RTL Z also recently made a nice video of Kaspar's research. Listen back to the programmes.
08 May 2019
Jasper van Kuijk at BNR about love for the design process
On Thursday 2 May Jasper van Kuijk, researcher IDE, was a guest at the Dutch radio programme De Technoloog (BNR). Jasper spoke about the improvements that can be made in IT care, about the disappearance of cash and about the touchscreens of cars. The underlying message: pay more attention to the design process and only then start building. Listen to the podcast.
01 May 2019
Podcast Metro21: Smart Cities Institute with IDE
Recently Christine De Lille, Barend Klitsie, Matthijs Netten and Rebecca Price of the faculty of IDE travelled to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh (USA) as part of the KLM Design Doing research. They shared their research with the ‘Metro21 Smart Cities Institute’ and also conducted a podcast.
19 March 2019
Is there a future for cash?
Igo Boerrigter, master student at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft, was commissioned by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the central bank of the Netherlands, to analyse the current use of cash. Based on this analysis he made recommendations for a sustainable, usable and affordable cash system for the future. He also devised a more user-friendly alternative to coins.
07 March 2019
Contributing to a better world
The faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft exists for 50 years. Once the study started with two students; now there are two thousand. One thing has remained the same. "Here we design the world of the future," says dean Ena Voûte.
29 November 2018
Paul Hekkert in Dutch television show Voor de Vorm
In the Dutch public broadcasting show ‘Voor de Vorm’, designer Christien Meinderstma examines the shape of everyday objects. This episode is about the mobile phone. Our very own Paul Hekkert contributed to this episode.
28 November 2018
Elmer van Grondelle at BNR Newsradio's Big Five
The role of the car is changing, and so the design also changes drastically. In BNR's Big Five of the Car, Elmer van Grondelle, car designer and teacher of Advanced Automotive Design from the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, explains how the car starts at the drawing board. Presenter of the radio programme is Roelof Hemmen. (In Dutch.)
09 August 2018
Design solutions for Schiphol Airport’s busiest day
IDE researchers Suzanne Hiemstra-van Mastrigt and Sicco Santema, of the European PASSME project, were invited by several Dutch media to talk about their efforts to reduce unwanted travel time for passengers.
11 July 2018
Mezzo to offer family conversation tool MyFutures
The Dutch national association for home-care Mezzo has started offering the Family Talk package, one of the results of the MyFutures project. This package was designed by researchers of IDE and Design Academy Eindhoven researchers, design agency Muzus, several care institutions and municipalities. “A conversation about the futures always feels to be too soon, until it is too late.”