Research Through Design project ‘My Futures’ kicks-off!

My name is Eefje Ernst and the coming two years I will work as a Design Researcher on the project ‘My Futures - Tools to Support Thinking about Personal Futures’ together with Pieter Jan Stappers and Froukje Sleeswijk Visser. After I graduated in Industrial Design Engineering (DfI) at the TU Delft in 2007, I followed [...]

LabTalk – 22 June 2016 – Jantien Doolaard

More and more companies are becoming aware of the importance to decrease energy use in offices, however renovation of the building is very costly. Therefore the BOCS team - Building Occupancy Certification System team - has done and is doing several pilots at companies in the Netherlands and in England with the goal to define [...]

CHI 2016 workshop – Involving the Crowd in Future Museum Experience Design

At the CHI 2016 conference in San José, California, Arnold Vermeeren hosted a one day workshop Involving the Crowd in Future Museum Experience Design with Licia Calvi of NHTV Breda (schedule-link). Aim of the workshop was to explore the implications of museums connecting more and more to ecosystems including other museums, institutions, people’s homes, of [...]

GuestTalk – 1 June 2016 – Dr. Nassim JafariNaimi

Probing Design and Democracy through the Lens of Participatory Media Can we draw on plural conceptions of democracy to critically understand design practices and products? And can we inquire into democracy by examining the social interactions made possible by design? In this talk, I trace the theme of democracy as it appears in design discourse [...]

LabTalk – 25 May 2016 – Bob Groeneveld

Currently, a total hip replacement is a one-size-fits-all treatment. A tailored patient experience may to lead to more efficient use of healthcare services, competitive advantage for hospitals, and improved patient satisfaction as well as health-related outcomes. My project investigates the potential of customer profiling to tailor the hip replacement process, both before and after surgery. [...]

LabTalk – 11 May 2016 – Natalia Romero Herrera & Tomasz Jaskiewicz

Living lab's user & prototyping centric methodology We warmly invite you to a conjoint lab talk where we (Natalia and Tomasz) want to give you a flavour of our research collaboration on Living Labs’ user & prototyping centric methodologies to support the design of socio-technical solutions for sustainability and wellbeing in living and working contexts. [...]

Embassy of Youth – Graduation Project Lisa van de Merwe

‘Embassy of Youth’ was a collaboration with Delft Institute of Positive Design (DIOPD) and Oxfam UK. The project took a positive design approach to see how it could contribute to the community well-being of a disadvantaged neighbourhood, specifically the teenage boys in that neighbourhood. Theory on community well-being was used to evaluate how this was [...]