Press Kit

During UID19 Design Talks & Degree Show, graduating students presented their degree projects. The projects were presented through talks, via 3D models and by digital visualizations. The event has become an annual event where design professionals, companies and media gather to discuss trends and developments in the field of industrial design.

Where & When 

Where: Umeå Institute of Design, Östra Strandgatan 30
When: June 4-5

Sign Up & Programme 

Sign up: Media representatives sign up to the event by contacting Communications Officer Jens Persson,
Programme info: For two days, June 4-5, UID will host student design talks, an exhibition of models and visualiztions as well as  conversations with invited speakers  Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, director at Designswarm Industries, Alberto Villarreal, Google's creative lead at the Consumer Hardware group, and Yasaman Sheri, freelance designer and creative director.

Media Info 

Project examples Find brief summaries (in Swedish) of all 43 graduation projects here.
Press images: Each of the project examples provides high resolution images for use by media represenatives. For press images contact
Book a media preview tour of the exhibition: To book a preview tour of the exhibition on Tuesday, June 4, contact Communications Officer Jens Persson
Media Contact: If you would like to request an interview or have any questions regarding UID19, please contact Communications Officer Jens Persson.