Seen at Klokgebouw – Disaster Independency

The last few days we have given trendtours at het Klokgebouw during Dutch Design Week. With a group of eight enthusiastic students we did a lot of research and we have spotted five trends. The trendtour consisted out of three of those trends from our trend book; Disaster Independency, Nature’s Apprentice and Digital Empathy. The tour… Read More Seen at Klokgebouw – Disaster Independency

Seen at Klokgebouw – Nature’s Apprentice

The last few days we have given trendtours at het Klokgebouw during Dutch Design Week. With a group of eight enthusiastic students we did a lot of research and we have spotted five trends. The trendtour consisted out of three of those trends from our trend book; Disaster Independency, Nature’s Apprentice and Digital Empathy. The tour… Read More Seen at Klokgebouw – Nature’s Apprentice

DELFLY EXPLORER

Created by: Guido de Croon & Chris Verhoeven, TU Delft Trend: Nature’s Apprentice Written by: Sanne Aalbers Location: VDMA The Delfly Explorer; a dragonfly inspired artificial robotic that can fly independently through the air without the management of a controlling system. It can circumnavigate obstacles, fly through unknown territory and communicate its collected information. Evolutionairy… Read More DELFLY EXPLORER

Anima Factura

Created by: iArts Maastricht Trend: Supermanification and Nature’s Apprentice Written by: Madelon van Driel Location: Veemgebouw, Strijp-S   What do already existing organisms have in store for our future? Can we use nature’s techniques to become real life superhumans? And if so, how? Both the trends Supermanification and Nature’s Apprentice fit this project, because the… Read More Anima Factura

Organ Design

Creator: Humbot Trend: Nature’s apprentice / Supermanification Written by: Ilona Zeebregts Location: MediaMarkt – Next Nature Network   Two of the five trends we have spotted in society are Nature’s Apprentice and Supermanification. Nature’s Apprentice is about learning from mother nature and not damaging her. Supermanification is about healing the tension between the body and… Read More Organ Design

We Know How You Feel

(Noortje Knulst, 2017) Created by: Studio Nick Verstand (Nick Verstand, Salvador Breed, Naivi, Sophie de Krom) Commissioned by: VPRO Medialab Trend: Digital Empathy Written by: Teddy Kuijs Location: Design Perron Digital Empathy shows a new way of communication between humans and technology, where technology can understand the person’s mood and react to his or her feelings. VPRO Medialab and Studio… Read More We Know How You Feel

The emotion whisperer

Designer: Simon Dogger Trend: Digital Empathy Written by: Isa Bosmans Location: Witte Dame, Graduation Show Facial expressions reveal a lot about someone’s feelings during communicating with other people. But what if you are visually impaired? The ‘emotion whisperer’ is a project designed to create a more meaningful way of communicating between blind people and people… Read More The emotion whisperer

Numinous

Designer: Stefanie Bonte Trend: Digital Empathy Written by: Julie Maas How can a cuddly thing improve your mood? Designer Stefanie Bonte came up with Numinous, an empathic ‘fluffy ball’, that helps burn-out patients gain insight in their stress levels. Stefanie’s goal is to make invisible stress related symptoms visible, for both patients and medical specialists.… Read More Numinous