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Brutalist Design


The Brutalist architecture movement, named after the French term “Béton brut” (meaning raw concrete), has similarities to trends in other design fields, like website and product design. Brutalism reflects the type of thinking and the materials used when creating new things.


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Spring Festivals


You might have taken a look at the last two pages of the 39th UNID magazine and thought: what am I supposed to do? That’s okay, we recommended six fun (and lesser well known) festivals for you to visit this spring. This web-article will build further on that list for more inspiration!


Stephan Wensveen, Director of Education

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Stephan Wensveen, Director of Education


Why did Stephan Wensveen not become a professional surfer? Welcome to the third episode of the UNID.podcast! Jori will talk with Stephan Wensveen, the director of education for Industrial Design at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Stephan studied Industrial Design at the TU Delft and since 2002 he works at the TU Eindhoven.


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The constant question of art versus design


Text: Emily van Leemput Media: Bart Bolluijt Located in Natlab at Strijp-S: Baltan Laboratories – a lab that works on the crossroads of art, design, science, and technology. As stated on their website, “the lab functions as a collaborative mindset and network, connecting curious …


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MycoSole: a sustainable footwear


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 did he come to this unusual approach?


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The Elephants Rugby Team


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 Campmans and Hendrik de Pecker about what it’s like to be part of the Elephants.


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Explorer + Creator: Jamie Hyneman


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 the role of technology in the future. Are we going to end up in a utopia where technology and humans live side by side like a happy couple or are we standing at the beginning of a spiral that goes down and ends in a catastrophe?


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Skulls, Skates & Graphic Skills


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 Stabel (@rkstbl on Instagram). He also provided us with various insights, inspirations and an interesting conversation.


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Sound Design at Impulse Audio Lab


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 BMW AG. This article explores his work as sound designer.


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Robots for Social Care


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. Emilia is an expert in the field of embodied social interaction with, and through, technology and particularly focuses on user groups that have special needs or experience social isolation.