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Face This is fostering collaboration between kids and the world's street artists
This initiative turns Indonesian kids' drawings into school funding through international collaboration.
3 projects that predict the future of food, travel and architecture
These three young graduates formed part of the inaugural Antenna event organised by Design Indaba and Dutch Design Week.
The future of food according to six antenna conference speakers
These graduates are reimagining the future of food with their innovative projects.
How can designers address the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
#antenna2019 speakers have developed forward-thinking projects with this question in mind.
The designers combating air pollution
From smog eating roof tiles to sweatshirts that react to different kinds of pollution and more.
Here is what to expect at the #antenna2019 exhibition
Come see innovative projects including ones looking at redesigning hearing aids, photography and converting waste into ink.
Sheltersuit is a wearable shelter for homeless people
"Homelessness is a global problem and Sheltersuit, as we see it, is a solution that fits in any country," says designer Bas Timmer.
Thonik design studio on why they design
The book, by founders Nikki Gonnissen and Thomas Widdershoven, is a celebration of the studio's 25 years in the industry.
Behind antenna and its impact on future changemakers in design
“Antenna gave us a platform to share a story and to be bold about it. I don’t know if other graduate programmes like this exist.”
How AeroDelft is saving the skies
Student researchers from the Delft University of Technology are making aviation a little greener by trading in jet fuel for hydrogen-powered cells.
Meet the speakers at this year's antenna conference
#antenna2019, hosted by Design Indaba, Dutch Design Week and World Design Embassies, is taking place today in Eindhoven.
Under the Same Sun
Award-winning photographer Marinka Masséus uses her craft to raise awareness about albinism.
Is food the next big thing in fashion?
Agraloop Bio-Refinery produces high value bio-materials from food waste.
Friends forever – until the connection drops
Just how will artificial intelligence affect the world of design and the job of the designer? It could become a win-win situation.
Is it possible for childbearing to happen outside the human body?
Billie Rehwald talks about her project Ectogenesis, which is looking at using design as a tool to consider this possible reality.
A future where calling a human stand-in is as easy as calling an Uber
It’s already possible, but what if it evolves into more than just hiring someone to stand in line, and Other-Self Agency replaces interactions with loved ones?
Students explore death through a video game and our fascination with fake goods
We spotlight the work of two graduates from the University of the Underground which was started by Dr Nelly Ben-Hayoun.
Connextyle is providing multi-sensory healing for stroke patients
Inspired by the ancient Japanese technique of Kintsugi, the Connextyle shirt is a rehabilitation garment that helps stroke patients regain their muscle use.
Sand: Overmined and underecognised
Sand, a resource usually taken for granted, is being drastically overmined, resulting in the destruction of major ecosystems worldwide.
Turning refugee bunkers into privacy pods using minimalist design
“I tried to create a kind of privacy pod around the only space the individual has: their beds.”
Marjan van Aubel uses intelligent design to solve energy and food production problems
In her work she looks at our current relationship with solar technology and how it can be used to enhance and future-proof city living.
Mirjam de Bruijn's work explores the border between function and aesthetics
She speaks about Twenty, a range of waterless dissolvable capsules that take away the need to use 80 - 95% water to make these products.
Inclusive, human-centred furniture for the disabled
Inspired by her sister who has Down's Syndrome, the designer behind this furniture range uses a human-centred approach to design.
The potential future of food is growing all around us
Lichen, a cryptogram or type of plant, can be made in several tasty ways. So why aren’t we eating it?
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