Events

Govert Flint visits DIOPD

On June 23, 2015, Govert Flint, designer of the ‘bionic chair’ and director of the Institute for Applied Motions (Eindhoven, NL) visits the DIOPD. He will give a guest lecture…

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Prof. Dr. Rafael Calvo visits Delft Institute of Positive Design

On June 15, 2015, dr. Calvo, co-author of “Positive Computing” visits the DIOPD. Dr. Calvo is Professor at the University of Sydney and co-director of the Software Engineering Group that focuses on the…

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Positive Design continues to inspire! InnovationLab and DIOPD collaborated on a project called Happy City

InnovationLab is a project designed as a laboratory in which bachelor students, PhD researchers, and experts from various fields can think about and design for the “city of the future”,…

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Launch of the Positive Design Reference Guide

On March 20, the United Nations ‘International Day of Happiness’, Simon Jimenez, Anna Pohlmeyer, and Pieter Desmet launched the Positive Design Reference Guide. The guide provides anyone who is interested…

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Positive Design Day at ECPP 2014

Positive psychologists sometimes advise that not too much ought to be expected from the contributions to subjective well-being made by consumer products. ‘Positive Design’ challenges this view. It was a…

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Positive Design Day | Exhibitions

Happy Trolley | Carlita Kooman & Pieter Desmet The award ceremony for the happy trolley contest took place on May 24, during the Positive Design Day. The chair of the…

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Positive Design Day

Can design contribute to the wellbeing of individuals and communities? If so, how? These questions are central to the Positive Design Day, hosted on May 24 by the faculty of…

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Design Competition | Happy Trolley

Click for a larger view GENERAL INFORMATION All information about the competition will be provided through the DIOPD website only (www.diopd.org/happytrolley). All communication will be in English. An example trolley…

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