The jury's motivation highlights Weglinski's willingness to explore and address complex societal, technological and human questions, as well as his ability to understand their intersections.
For the fifth year running, Umeå Institute of Design takes top position on the Red Dot Design Ranking, rating design educations in the Americas and Europe.
An ever-accelerating materialism has put humanity on a seemingly inevitable collision course with our planet's ecosystem. In her PhD thesis, design researcher Maria Göransdotter examines what role industrial design's history may have played in taking us here.
Recently, students from Umeå Institute of Design at Umeå University completed a unique project in collaboration with the Cluster of Forest Technology along with several major stakeholder in the forest industry. But the intended client was not industry, but nature.
Things are not what they used to be. And design cannot be what it used to be if it is to work with them responsibly.
Can collaborative design processes evolve in a time of lockdown and separation? In a project with Microsoft, the students' imagination was tested as they embarked on a quest to co-create in the remote space during the Covid-19 pandemic.