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An impactful project inspired by the designer's own experience recovering in hospital
Alissa Rees is reinventing the IV pole often used in hospitals for a more dynamic, dignified experience.
Where product design and conservationism meet
University of Applied Arts graduate Alexandra sees no boundaries between politics, culture and technology as she designs the Menu from the new Wild.
Creating local employment in Mexico with a new sustainable material
Designer Fernando Laposse is reviving an embattled farming process to offer Mexico an alternative livelihood.
Exploring nutmeg's connection to Dutch colonial history and fashion
Royal College of Art graduate Marta Velasco Velasco presented a concise history lesson on the spice trade and textile industry of the colonial world.
Take a look at SAM, the machine that makes and sells its own cola
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Marie Caye presents a contrarian view to the ever-present notion that creativity should be human-centric.
What craft lies behind image-making?
MIT's Lucy Liu talks about their project that interrogates the work of one image maker per issue.
Thandiwe Msebenzi on fairness, the power of fragility and collaboration
"Designers are constantly collaborating with other people to create things and they're constantly pushing towards reaching a broader audience."
Used boxes designed to make toys for displaced children
Toys, fun and play are basic needs for children. One designer is making sure it reaches disaster-stricken areas.
On visibility, social housing, and weaponising sound
Antenna was not only a stage to spread ideas. These young people challenged convention.
On the inaugural Antenna and why the future of design is in safe hands
Here is a taste of what young designers from around the world have up their sleeves.
The technology that could see us 3D-printing food shortage away
Natural, healthy and sustainable food made possible by combining aspects of nature, science and technology.
New vertical residences in Eindhoven to be designed by MVRDV
This mosaic-like structure combines urban farming, housing and more in the Eindhoven city centre.
Using your eyes to trick your stomach
Eating designer Marije Vogelzang explores the relationship between the eyes, the stomach and the appetite in her new project, Volumes.
Dutch designer Vera de Pont on making fashion sustainable and DIY
She believes fashion could be downloadable and open source where designers become facilitators that guide the customer instead of being in control.
Isabel Mager is an investigative and critical designer based in the Netherlands. Her work investigates culture and structures of power.
Student designs hardware for our emotions
Opening up with the help of Tools for Therapy.
Redefining solar power from architectural eyesore to civic monument
Frederik Deschuytter questions: Why would we install solar power tech in remote places when the sun also shines in the city?
The Human Ivory Collection by Lucie Majerus
Designer turns teeth into jewellery as a statement on the illegal ivory trade.
De-Formance by Jessica Smarsch
De-Formance is a unique project that investigates the connection between design and movement.
Funky made-to-order sportswear by AnoukxVera
Made-to-order sportswear by AnoukxVera is funky, fun and aims to turn the fashion industry a teeny bit topsy turvy.
New seamless waterproof garments
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Wendy Andreu has developed a series of craft-inspired waterproof garments that are not sewn or cut into patterns.
The Mine Kafon Drone could rid the world of land mines in 10 years
Landmines kill or maim 10 civilians every day. Product designer Massoud Hassani’s latest drone innovation wants to solve the problem in our lifetime.
Design student’s project is inspired by 240 million kilograms of wasted pine needles
Designer Tamara Orjola wins an award for creating a multi-use material from industrial waste.
From 2D to 3D and back again
Jongha Choi’s 2D designs can be plucked straight off the wall.
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