History of Adobe

Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign; we as industrial designers have used at least one of these Adobe programs throughout our studies. Some have stayed at the basics, some have developed great skills. Regardless the level of expertise you have, one thing we do have in common: …

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Identity Crisis?!

Dealing with your identity crisis At least once in your life you might experience it: an identity crisis. From personal experience, during my bachelor of Industrial Design I doubted a lot about what I was doing and where I was going. The questions I …

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How to add sustainability to design projects

When people think about sustainability in design projects the first thing that often comes to mind is materials. The sustainable use or re-use of materials is often seen as the way to go. There are however multiple ways to explore sustainability in a design …

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The future of… IoT

From the day you set your first steps on campus as an Industrial Design student, to the day you leave you’ll be surrounded by the intriguing phenomenon that is the Internet of Things.


Takeaway #3 | The coffee ritual problem

Yvonne and Jori discuss coffee rituals and not being able to go out and have a coffee somewhere. They discuss the problem with two professors, Kristina Andersen and Lu Yen. Tune in to find out what they had to say about this month’s design challenge.


Takeaway #2 | The plastic packaging problem

In this second episode of Takeaway, Yvonne presents her struggle with plastic packaging. Do you also always tear off the little lip before the foil comes off? Then you know exactly what her struggle is. We turn to Maarten and Daniel for advice to overcome this terrible problem in our lives.

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Where will U intern?

Are you going to intern, but you still don’t have any idea where to start or where to go? Then this is where we will help you. To do this for ID students we have met two design specialists that work in companies that might spike your imagination and get you to find an internship.


Takeaway #1 | The wet umbrella problem

In this first episode of Takeaway, Jori and Yvonne discuss their struggles with wet umbrellas. They get help from Bart Hengevelt and Carine Lallemand to solve this week’s design challenge.

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Promoting diversity in 2021

Although most of us have spent 2020 for the largest part locked indoors because of a global pandemic, 2020 has been an eventful year nonetheless. One of which has been a human rights movement that has been felt all over the globe. Namely the uprising against racial injustice.

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