How does design reproduce the norms and prejudices that we carry? During an exhibition at Västerbottens Museum, students of the Master's Programme in Interaction Design present different ways of incorporating diverse and marginalized cultures in design processes.
Students of the MFA Programme in Interaction Design unveil their fictional design projects portraying homes of the future. Challenged to do it differently, they went above and beyond conventional design thinking.
A new research project has been launched at UID, aimed at investingating how digital things are designed and connected - and what they do to us.
This project came from a partnership between UID, Svenska Samernas Riksförbund and Sami Duodji. The exhibition examines stories that emerge in the meeting between diverse cultures and communities. The project explores decolonizing perspectives on design in search for culturally diverse sustainable futures.
The UID18 - Design Talks & Degree Show takes place place on May 31st toJune 1st at Umeå Institute of Design. Our graduates in product, interaction and transportation design will hold three-minute-talks revealing their degree projects, probing how design can make a difference in shaping our common future.
Six months into the MFA Programme in Interaction Design, Carolyn Wegner has immersed herself in Swedish nature and culture alike. Follow her journey at UID, and beyond, on her blog.
Akansha Aggarwal wants a future where technology is dictated by people's real needs. She is in her final year of the Master's Programme in Interaction Design and in about six months she will venture into the world of design, hoping to make her mark through inclusive solutions.
The story of how Ilteris Ilbasan, then a student at UID, found hope and opportunity in the aftermath of the West African Ebola epidemic in 2014.