For the fourth year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design at Umeå University occupies top position on the Red Dot Design Ranking, rating design educations in the Americas and Europe.
Students in the BFA programme at Umeå Institute of Design cooperated with Deutsche Telekom and Covestro in a pilot project developing creative designs for small 5G antennas.
Four students from UID were chosen to present their ideas at this year's Microsoft Design Expo. The students were challenged to design a user experience prototype with the goal of promoting empathy.
An idea conceived in the UID workshop a decade ago has gone from one-off prototype, to viral hit, to the finished article. The product, a computer mouse, is inspired by the iconic Nintendo console that brought us the Mario Bros and Donkey Kong.
Camille Moussette, the pioneering PhD graduate from UID, is designing for hundreds of millions of people. Follow his path from struggling physicist to impactful designer at the heart of the Apple factory.
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, keynote speaker at UID19, talks candidly about the conflicting dualities of being a designer.