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Enchanting the everyday
Enchanting the everyday

Studying the everyday life would be an absurd undertaking,and anyway fated to catch nothing of its object, if studying the everyday life would explicitlybe with the intention to transform it.
- Guy Debord (1961)

 
Research programme | 16 October 2020
Matter of Transformation
Matter of Transformation

How the interweaving between design, philosophy and human & social sciences impacts practices, societies and individuals

Lecture | 04 November 2019
Designing for Systemic Change
Designing for Systemic Change

Many societal challenges require a systemic approach towards change. An approach where multiple stakeholders together create insight in the challenge at hand, and explore possible directions for systemic change. This session explores the concept of Designing for Systemic Change, including: what is it, how do we approach it, and what are the challenges we face?

Project | 03 October 2019
Probing Future
Probing Future

In this Design Fiction project, several potential healthcare futures are explored in a collaboration between Philips Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Design Academy Eindhoven, and Frank Kolkman.

Project | 03 September 2019
Designing for the everyday
Designing for the everyday

Addressing the ordinary through design

Lecture | 04 September 2018
People Place Process: A self-reflection tool to become a professional in design thinking, based on pedagogical action research
People Place Process: A self-reflection tool to become a professional in design thinking, based on pedagogical action research

The nature of design thinking projects requires a great capacity to solve situated-inquiry problems (versus technical problem solving – Schön). Design thinking requires practitioners to become reflective professionals. This piece of research provides a protocol and tools to guide their journey of self-reflection.
Doctoral dissertation of Véronique Hillen

Project | 23 May 2017
Composing Everyday Rituals
Composing Everyday Rituals

Addressing these qualities embodied in rituals from an interaction design perspective

Lecture | 01 September 2015
Experiential design landscapes: how to design for behaviour change, towards an active lifestyle
Experiential design landscapes: how to design for behaviour change, towards an active lifestyle

The design process is taken into society by creating infrastructures where designers work together with stakeholders in jointly creating experienceable propositions that can evolve over time.
Doctoral dissertation of Carl Megens and Michel Peeters

Project | 15 April 2015
Designing rituals
Designing rituals

The aim of this course is to address these qualities embodied in rituals from an interaction design perspective, and to explore the relation between the designed artefacts and the rituals they are involved in.

Lecture | 03 November 2014
Sensual Dynamics
Sensual Dynamics

The primacy of perception towards interaction is the main focus of this workshop, proposing an approach to effectively taking it into consideration in the design process.

Lecture | 03 September 2013
Perceptive Qualities in System of Interactive Products
Perceptive Qualities in System of Interactive Products

On May 3rd 2013, Eva Deckers has received a Ph.D. degree CUM LAUDE on the topic of Perceptive Qualities in System of Interactive Products.

Project | 23 May 2013
Systems Design - The Eindhoven School
Systems Design - The Eindhoven School

While we are starting to understand how to design for interaction through the integrating of form, interaction and function, the next challenge is already in sight: designing for systems.

Project | 12 December 2012
Shift - an installation for the Glow festival
Shift - an installation for the Glow festival

Light through Culture is an international design school which explores the theme of complexity in learning environments.

Project | 12 October 2012
Light in Transition
Light in Transition

Intelligent products and systems are omnipresent, weave into our everyday life, and consequently have the power to transform our society. Adoption of these systems in our environments invites for exploring further how we interact with our environment.
by Nadine Amersvoort

Project | 03 September 2012
Luma
Luma

This research project focuses on how to design for perceptive activity in artifacts in order for crossing in perception of expressivity between person and artifact to happen.
by Koen Beljaars

Project | 03 September 2012
Passage
Passage

Passage is a kansei design project on the in-between space carried out in 2012 by Gracia Goh, Chiyong Lim, and Kate Vermeyen at the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Project | 03 September 2012
Rights through Making - Skills for Pervasive Ethics
Rights through Making - Skills for Pervasive Ethics

Pervasive ethics is a social praxis aimed at justice and freedom, which pervades society in a capillary way, becoming a Universal attitude that makes people aware of their own rights, able and willing to contribute to seeing their own rights and those of all people fulfilled.
Doctoral dissertation of Ambra Trotto

Project | 15 May 2012
Light through Culture - Experience Human Rights
Light through Culture - Experience Human Rights

Light through Culture is an international design school which explores the theme of complexity in learning environments.

Project | 15 January 2012