In the media
11 July 2019
IDE students upcycle kerosene lamps
Have you ever heard of the word karabai? It is Swahili for kerosene lamp. These lamps are widely used in Tanzania – for example during night fishing but are problematic due to kerosene’s explosive nature and the noxious gas that it emits.
10 July 2019
Elif Özcan-Vieira’s work featured in New York Times
With her work on combatting noise and alarm fatigue in hospitals, Elif Özcan-Vieira captured the attention of the New York Times. She was interviewed about her research with the Critical Alarms Lab. The article is out now!
26 June 2019
Paintrobot 'Bob Rob'
Can a painting be considered ‘art’ if it is constructed by artificial intelligence and painted by a robot? The performance Paintrobot ‘Bob Rob’ posed this question in a German art exhibition that recently took place. With one of the Universal Robots manipulators of the Applied Labs, a multidisciplinary team established a system, which is able to use sensory information, calculate a painting and paint it with different colours.
26 June 2019
IDE student BestGraduate 2019
Marco van der Woude, IDE student (TU Delft) who is taking a master's degree in Strategic Product Design has become BestGraduates winner. He received the prize of € 10,000 and an honorable mention and attention from the Dutch business community. BestGraduates works together with the top employers in the Netherlands. Read the article (in Dutch).
19 June 2019
Discussing bio-based material experiences with Elvin Karana
The world of design is in need of new materials that align with the urgency for sustainability. Issues such as climate change, plastic waste and harmful materials require us to explore new paths and develop new methods.
05 June 2019
The wonderful world of the toilet
What does the toilet of the future look like? How much innovation is still possible in the sanitary world? Researcher Marian Loth from the IDE faculty answers these questions in the Belgian radio programme ‘De Wereld van Sofie’ (Radio 1).
05 June 2019
Flying-V offers new opportunities to improve passenger experience
The news of the KLM and TU Delft cooperation to develop the Flying-V aircraft to make aviation more sustainable travelled around the globe. KLM President Pieter Elbers and Dean of the faculty of Aerospace Engineering Henri Werij signed the cooperative agreement at the IATA Annual General Meeting in Seoul. The faculty of Industrial Design Engineering takes part in this exciting project.
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.