Design as The Glimpse of A Better Life

In our western society, we have currently gained the luxurious position to discuss the drawbacks of our own prosperity. Global warming, traffic jams, obesity, and other urgent issues in western societies, they all represent the consequences of extreme luxury. And often consumerism is appointed guilty. While we were expanding the borders of our individual ownership, we conveniently ignored the consequences of this for our community and environment.

Design as The Glimpse of A Better Life

In our western society, we have currently gained the luxurious position to discuss the drawbacks of our own prosperity. Global warming, traffic jams, obesity, and other urgent issues in western societies, they all represent the consequences of extreme luxury. And often consumerism is appointed guilty. While we were expanding the borders of our individual ownership, we conveniently ignored the consequences of this for our community and environment.

Matthijs van Dijk conducts Nijenrode Masterclass

Matthijs van Dijk zal hedenmiddag aan 250 mensen de Nijenrode & RTLZ  Masterclass geven getiteld ‘Automotive in beweging’.
 

Volans2 'Sliding Rigger' Skiff featured in Studio Sport

Afgelopen zondag was een mooie dag voor Volans Rowing. Kirsten van der Kolk doopte haar Volans²  boot, genaamd Olympus, op de Bosbaan in aanwezigheid van de zeilsters Lobke Berkhout en Annemieke Bes. Het was een bijzondere ontmoeting tussen de sportvrouwen, zeker omdat ze ook nog samen gingen roeien.

Matthijs van Dijk interviewed on BNR newsradio december 16th

Tune in on BNR business News Radio 16th december and listen to special guest professor Matthijs van Dijk delivering his regarded opinion on the Automotive Year 2011.
He will be talking cars an entire hour with presenters Meindert Schut and Wouter Karssen.

Re-directing Amsterdam Taxi

KVD is interviewing both taxi clients as well as people who never consider taking a cab in a large graduate research project towards an improved taxi system. Tom Uitendaal is inviting you to answer a couple of questions!

Taxi users, click here!

Taxi refusers, click here!

The interviews are also available in Dutch:

ViP book waiting to be read by you

Following the successful Booklaunch event at Smart Project Space, Publisher BiS is uncrating shiploads of ViP books right now! If you were out of luck during the event you may order your copy here.

ViP has arrived!

Hundreds of people filled the Smart Project Space auditorium to witness Michiel van Erp interview Matthijs van Dijk and Paul Hekkert at the occasion of the Vision in Design: A guidebook for innovators booklaunch.

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