Discover Design is about the science behind design. Here you can read the stories of researchers at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft. In both words and images, you will discover the scientific questions on which they work and the solutions they present.
Sustainability is a verbBefore we buy them, our products go through several phases where value is added to them. From cars and washing machines, to laptops and smartphones. Every product starts as a collection of raw materials. These have to be extracted first, after which a series of complex refining, manufacturing and transport processes start. Resources become materials, materials become parts, parts become products.
Professors Conny Bakker and Ruth Mugge talk about sustainability in design.
Podcast: Out of the BlueIf you’re interested in how a sustainable design professor got mixed up in a global-scale lawsuit between tech giants Samsung and Apple, this is for you. Want to know why innovating is so hard, and why there is no campus radio in Delft? Join our very own Ianus Keller, Teacher of Practice at Industrial Design Engineering, and listen to the stories of our designers, researchers and teachers.
In #3, Out of the Blue went to the Dutch Design Week. Ianus spoke with Elif Özcan-Vieira, about her research into beautiful alarms for hospital ICU’s, the lack of campus radio in Delft and skydiving in Virtual Reality.