The projects below show a shift in the definition of design. They touch upon all kinds of aspects of everyday life. They go beyond the existing models of expectations. They do that in a political, poetical and speculative way. They don’t show the nice products but rather the process and the implications of our designs.
The Unhappiness Repairer is a pop-up psychotherapy stand that addresses people’s problems within their tangible contexts and uses design to solve them. It was made by Silvia Neretti as her master thesis work and showcased at this year’s Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven.
It has been a rollercoaster ride for Gabriel Ann Maher. They* have just earned their Master’s degree in social design and is the recipient of an €11,000 Keep an Eye grant, and the inaugural €2,000 Gijs Bakker award.
In nature, there are three water phases; one can find water as mist or fog, in its liquid phase or as ice. Whereas urban fountains spend their winter covered by wooden structures hidden away from passers-by. In Asnate Bočkis’ project The Fountain – water in motion celebration, water becomes a builder
Studio Future concentrates on future thinking through different exhibition projects as well as online and offline publications. One of the starting exhibitions in this cluster The Machine: – Designing a new industrial revolution, focused on current trends that are drastically redefining the relations between producer, consumer and distributor…
Dirty Furniture is a new independent biannual design magazine that uncovers the relationship between people and the things they live with.
The driving force behind BIO’s foundation is the ambition to establish design as an integral part of the industrial production of objects for a better everyday life. With international selection, comparison and evaluation of exhibits, BIO strived to highlight the outstanding within the average. BIO 50, Ljubljana Biennial of Design organized by MAO (Museum of […]
Z33 is a house for contemporary art. Since 2013, Z33 has started to redefine its core mission as a project based exhibition maker, to a research-based institution. Our exhibitions have always been strongly research-based, looking into phenomena not only from the perspective of art or design but interlinking these views with theoretical, scientific and philosophical […]
Design Academy Eindhoven considers educational innovation, the development of knowledge and research to be of paramount importance. Our academy will therefore respond to and capitalise on the changes by embedding current themes and developments as effectively as possible in the curriculum and the organisation of the education it provides.