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.
For almost thirty years, UID has had its own little Santa Claus. We spoke to its maker about the birth of 'Tomten'.
Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.
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.