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Design entails doing things and creating stages in a process. It also has to do with the material world, and has a focus on what matters. It is executed with dedication, is based on a context, and puts people first. There is always an applied perspective in which society, industry and the environment are important aspects. Design is executed in dialogue with the world around the designer, with the intention of making a difference.
Professor John Anderson and designer Anne Asensio are honorary doctors at Faculty of Science and Technology.
In Changing Things: Future of Objects in a Digital World, design of digital products are analysed .
Could a more experimental and imaginative way of doing design help make us better equipped today's challenges?
Christoffel Kuenen suggests that the services provided by social media are not designed for being together.
For the third year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design was ranked number one in the Red Dot Design Ranking.