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Marie Caye on SAM and bridging the gap between tech and design
The #antenna2017 speaker talks SAM, what to do in Eindhoven and producing robots that do not require human intervention.
Imagine a future where your car window is a way for you to control your driving experience
Sebastien Gier talks us through his project where your car window lets you manipulate what you see outside, take pictures, bookmark and more.
Myles Loftin explores racial profiling of black men wearing hoodies
The photographer says his project was partly inspired by the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Designer Kazuya Kawasaki on the future of zero-waste fashion design
What is the alternative role of the fashion designer in the age of biotechnology?
Providing accommodation for tourists does not have to come at the expense of locals
Using one of Cuba's oldest and rapidly gentrifying neighbourhoods as a lens, architect Iwo Borkowicz explores tourism and social housing.
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.
Landscape architect and partner in LOLA landscape architects.
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.
Enough White Tea Cups: a documentary that examines solutions for global challenges
The film highlights the work of the INDEX: Design to Improve Life® organisation and will be screened at Nightscape 2018.
Eindhoven University of Technology unveils world’s first 3D printed bridge
Built with cyclists in mind, the bridge can withstand loads up to two tonnes.
The inaugural Antenna promises to be an unforgettable experience
Get your tickets and come see the future of design on stage during Dutch Design Week.
Education & Development
antenna is an interactive platform where 20 graduates from around the globe present the ideas that will shape the future.
Two weeks to go before the inaugural antenna event at Dutch Design Week
Come meet 21 of the young people shaping the future of design
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.
Winy Maas on the future of cities
In case you’ve ever wondered how architecture combined with engineering and design can impact the future of cities.
London-based experience designer on the University of the Underground
Nelly Ben Hayoun teaches students how to engineer situations, to design experiences and challenge structures of power.
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