This happened #15 02.04.2019 19.30-22.30

Updated: Apr 1, 2019



The following edition we again welcome four interesting speakers from different backgrounds with topics from interactive music over social design to speculative futuristic scenarios of the body, interface and sexuality. This time there is also a focus on the entrepreneurial side of design.

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Rhys Duindam

Tingle - A haptic music controller that aims to bring the expressive acoustic feeling of live music to digital music.


Music has often been linked to students who are more persistent, disciplined, and expressive in school. Unfortunately, many schools no longer give music lessons. Tingle was designed to inspire children to learn how to make music in a fun and easy way. Tingle has a playful and unique interface that is very easy to pick up.

It aimed to bring back the seductive and expressive feelings of acoustic instruments to digital music making.

Tingle was the first start-up Rhys Duindam founded. He will share his experiences of running a business which combined creativity and technology; as well as some reflections he believes could be useful for starting your own creative business.


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Soline Bredin

Speculative future scenarios- Digits Untangled and Obsession


Soline will tell about her graduation projects from design academy Eindhoven ‘Digits Untangled’ and ‘Obsessiogram’ and the research that led to these projects.

Digits Untangled explores futuristic scenarios of the body, interface and sexuality. What will it mean to have a body in a time where physical devices (e.g., smartphones) are dematerialized? How would digital sex be performed and sexual intimacy be perceived?

Obsessiogram is a comment on our social media addiction that led to our online compulsive behaviours. Many researchers demonstrated that the excessive use of the internet was causing depression, loneliness, impulsive disorder, etc… This project reflects on how we could become self-aware of our corporeality through our online obsessive behaviours."


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Christiaan Uythoven

Supereters - Ideology versus Reality


Chris from Dio agency is telling us more about Super-eters, an app that facilitates behaviour change towards more healthy eating at home for parents and children. He will not only tell about the design process but also about the challenges of creating impact.


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Maxe van Heeswijk

Space as Product

After graduating at Schiphol, Maxe noticed a lot of challenges in the context of mobility and smart city. As user centered designer she saw the opportunity to look at these challenges more from the people point of view. However, all of the cool urban planning projects seemed to be done by architects, not by industrial designers. So she went for it and worked one year for one of the biggest architecture firms in the Netherlands.  

In her talk ‘Space as product’, Maxe will share what happens when architecture meets interaction design. She will show 3 projects that she worked on in the past years.




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