Björn O. Nilsson, renowned biochemist and business executive, was presented with an honorary doctorate degree on October 21st during Umeå University's Annual Celebration. From 2013-2016 he was a valuable member of the strategic board at the Umeå Institute of Design.
For the second consecutive year, Umeå Institute of Design places at the top of the two global design rankings for universities, Red Dot and iF.
Student projects from the Masters programme of Advanced Product Design brought home six awards at iF's 2017 Design Talent Award.
Imagine domestic life in the future, 20 years from now. A lot of things will be similar, some things will be very different. Experience the 'Future Domestic Landscape Expo' provided by the students of the IxD programme. The exhibition opens on Dec 7 with designers present. The expo will also be open from 9:00-17:00 on Dec 11-15.
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.
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.
How are theories produced in design research? In his new book, Johan Redström challenges traditional conventions of theory vs practice.