Education

MycoSole: a sustainable footwear


Text: Emmie Knoester Layout: Rick van Wijk Where most people see fungus as something nasty, Henrik de Goffau took a different approach during his Final Bachelor Project. He chose mycelium, the network of fibers of a fungus, as central material for his project. How …


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The Elephants Rugby Team


Text: Emma van Dormalen Media: Jeroen Cox Graphics: Joch Jansz ESCR The Elephants is Eindhoven’s very own student rugby association. It’s a small club, consisting of two men teams and a ladies team, and it’s a tight-knit group of friends. I spoke with Harm …


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Explorer + Creator: Jamie Hyneman


Text: Lisa Frissel Media: Lieke Vermeulen Graphics: Minerva Loos He seeks risks and adventure, being attracted to challenges and adrenaline. He is mainly known from the fourteen years he hosted the television series Mythbusters and his never changing appearance. We talked to him about …


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Skulls, Skates & Graphic Skills


Text: Emily Leemput Media: Ramon Schollaardt Graphics: Rik Stable Layout: Alexandra Auer Imagine surrealistic illustrations featuring Eindhoven buildings and an interesting set of colours. It might look a bit like the background of this article, which was made in collaboration with graphical designer Rik …


Career

Sound Design at Impulse Audio Lab


Text: Vimukthi Gunatilleke Media: Audio Impulse Lab Graphics: Davide Amorim & Bart Bolluijt Jasper de Kruiff is the co-founder and interactive sound designer of Impulse Audio Lab – a startup company based in Munich, Germany. He chose to do his final master project at …


Career

Robots for Social Care


Text: Eilis Kinsella Media: Raquel Kuperus Graphics: Luke Noothout Emilia Barakova is an Assistant Professor of Socially Intelligent Systems within this faculty with her research centering around social robots. We discussed insights regarding her career, research and the future of robots in social care. …


Education

Growing Patterns


Text: Emmie Knoester Media: Bart Bolluijt Graphics: Alain van de Ven It started with a walk across the campus looking for inspiration in nature. By the end of the semester Iris, Noa, Katelijn and Kamile found themselves building a lab setting and growing bacteria. …


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Three Stripes: an internship at Adidas


Text: Emmie Knoester Media: Roos Vlaar Graphics: Doortje Markovic Arriving in a jacket of the sports giant Adidas, it is soon clear what the topic of this conversation will be, ‘It’s a coincidence!’ she laughs. Lisanne van der Leijsen did her internship at the …


Career

From Math to Material


Text: Derek van der Ploeg Media: Raquel Kuperus Graphics: Alain van de Ven Draw a line. Another one. Extrude. Chamfer. Load it up. Get some food. By the time you are done eating, the 3D printer is also done. You are now holding a …


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Realizing futuristic realities


Curious to discover the future of live acts, performances and music and situated in a tech-focused region, pop venue the Effenaar initiated Smart Venue. As part of Smart Venue, Effenaar collaborates with many partners on projects exploring new technologies.


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