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DDW Talks & Topics: Wednesday October 24

With work from 2600 designers, covering just about every area in our society, the event kicks up some dust for debate and delivers food for thought. DDW presents you a daily summary of debates, lectures and seminars spread across Eindhoven.

9.30 – 11.00 | ALL INCLUSIVE CYBORG TALK: TRANSPARENCY VS. PRIVACY
Campina Melkfabriek, Kanaaldijk-Zuid
Data ethics is becoming increasingly important in fashion and wearables design. Responding to the demand for transparency with loss of privacy as a result has unevenly burdened the (ex)citizen. Critically approaching technology bubbles remains necessary to generate awareness and seek protection together.

10.00 – 16.30 | DESIGN RESEARCH & INNOVATION FESTIVAL
Natlab, Kastanjelaan 500
DRIVE is the perfect place for creative professionals and researchers who are looking for inspiration and connection. Get ready for some talks on eHealth or designing with future technologies, or for workshops concerning paradoxical thinking.

11.00 – 12.00 | DDW LIVE TALK & WALK: AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL DESIGN
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Learn more about the Social Design Route. The route investigates how designers can strengthen our social fabric, raise awareness for social issues, help create an inclusive society and promote new cultural behaviour.

11.00 – 14.00 | RADICAL MATTER: RETHINKING MATERIALS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
VEEM, 3e verdieping
Radical Matter explores the role of the designer and maker in shaping the sustainable future of our material world, presenting a snapshot of projects and material innovations by the designers at the forefront of the making revolution.

11.00 – 14.00 | LECTURE ANASTASIA EGGERS & OTTONIE VON ROEDER
TAC, Vonderweg 1
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11.00 – 18.00 | MAKEHEALTH LIVE!
Embassy of Health
During the exhibition Chronic Health, an 'open lab' will be held in a glass house, in which citizens, care professionals, designers and makers can work on the design of 'open design' care applications: MakeHealth Live! The process and the possibilities of makeable care are shown.

11.00 – 18.00 | GRADUATION SHOW 2018 PRESENTS: THE ARENA
Campina Melkfabriek
Performances, films, talks, presentations and debates are staged by students, graduates, alumni and prominent professionals from the design field and the extended DAE community.

12.00 – 13.00 | DDW LIVE ED: DESIGN IN BRABANT
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Rob Schoonen talks to Timo de Rijk, director design museum Den Bosch, about design in Brabant.

12.00 – 13.30 | IMPLEMENTING CIRCULAR BUSINESS MODELS: FROM VISION TO
ACTION
Embassy of Circularity
What is the impact of circular business models and what are the (financial) consequences for the consumer, producer and financial institutions? In this workshop you will discover the possibilities and impossibilities of circular design of houses, together with designers, pioneers and experience experts.

12.00 – 16.45 | MIND THE STORY #3
Klokgebouw, hall 2
With the Mind the Step exhibition, the visitor is introduced to design that is created through the interaction between technology, research and design. Mind the Story, a spin-off of Mind the Step, is a daily programme of presentations and discussions with the public.

12.30 – 17.00 | FROM PRETTY TO PURPOSEFUL
SingularityU, Torenallee 22-06
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12:30 – 18:00 | YOUR FUTURE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
BZTRS Agency, Mathildelaan 1A
A must attend for retail entrepreneurs looking for refreshing perspectives, and innovators searching for a market full of opportunities. But most of all, this event is for shopaholics, window shoppers and even shopping haters. Join the interactive seminar to imagine and create your future shopping experience.

13.00 – 13.45 | WHAT IF LAB NS: MEET THE DESIGNER
Ketelhuisplein
Leading designers hold live presentations about their design visions in the What If Lab of NS (Dutch Railways).

13.00 - 14.00 | BANKGIRO LOTERIJ FONDS: RADICAL IMAGINATION TALKS
Klokgebouw, hall 1
The BankGiro Loterij Fonds Radical Imagination Talks present several Radical Imaginators that show you their thoughts and aspirations for an alternative and improved world.

13.00 – 17.00 | IN4NITE SEMINARS: CHANGE; WHAT TO DO WITH PLASTICS?
TQ 3, Floor 4, Achtseweg Zuid 151
How can innovative ideas change the world, or part of it? In this seminar keynote speakers will address topics about change, innovation and ideation, within the theme plastics.   

14.00 – 15.00 | ICI EINDHOVEN: FUTURE DOWNTOWN - TALK WITH WINY MAAS
VDMA, Vestdijk 25 – 27
Cities are facing enormous challenges. Climate change, growing urbanisation, the arrival of new technologies.. Winy Maas gives his vision on the future of the city and on the urban development of Eindhoven, but also discusses this with his audience.

14.00 - 15.00 | LECTURE NS WHAT IF LAB: MEET THE EXPERT
Ketelhuisplein
Experts share their insights about 'the train journey of tomorrow' in the What If Lab of NS (Dutch Railways).

14.00 – 15.00 | HOW TO CREATE BIOPHILIC BUILDINGS FOR A REGENERATIVE FUTURE?
VEEM
This workshop is aimed at architects, engineers, developers and product manufacturers interested in innovative and transformative solutions, providing insights from leaders in the green building community through real-world examples while providing tools and techniques that can be applied locally.

15.00 – 17.00 | MADE BY RAIN WITH JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP
Van Abbemuseum, Bilderdijklaan 10
In collaboration with potter Fukusen Gama, designer Aliki van der Krujis came to a process to ‘draw’ on porcelain with rain. Now the plates are in production and distributed by Thomas Eyck. In the lecture, Aliki and Fukusen Gama will talk about the collaboration, how the project started and the current state of affairs.


16.00 – 17.00 | DDW LIVE AT 4 - TOLERANCE: DESIGNING A SOCIAL ATTITUDE
Klokgebouw, hal 1
Current turbulent times are the cause of growing cultural gaps and hardening viewpoints, which is why it has never been so necessary to consciously work on our interrelations. In a world where it’s most difficult to be heard, a growing number of people are investing in finding new ways to live together and design an all-inclusive society.

16.00 - 17.30 | CONVERSATIONS-C: ALL INCLUSIVE
Sectie-C, Daalakkersweg 12
Sectie-C presents 4 days of Conversations-C at Ilse Wouters Academy. Today’s guests are Claire Kruijssen (Sectie Claire), Jolande Otten (Onterfd Goed), and Ilse Wouters (Ilse Wouters Academy).

16.00 – 18.00 | PRESENTATIE SECTORADVIES - ONTWERP VOOR DE TOEKOMST
VEEM, 3e verdieping
With ‘Ontwerp voor de toekomst’ - including architecture, e-culture, and design -  the Raad voor Cultuur has investigated which steps the government and the field can take to make the creative, critical and innovative strength of the Dutch design sector future-proof. Their advice is presented, followed by a panel discussion with interesting speakers.

16.00 – 18.00 | SEMINAR ROMBOUT FRIELING LAB
Jannie’s House, Picushof 229
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16.00 - 18.00 | WORLD DESIGN EVENT: DRIVING PERSPECTIVES
Embassy of Mobility
Everyday during DDW, the racetrack is cleared and makes room for some in depth talks on the different perspectives presented.

17.00 – 18.30 | SOCIAL DESIGN DEBATE
Tac, Vonderweg 1
Designers want to change the world for the better, help society and solve every problem out there, so much is clear. Who will pay for it and who will make sure these great ideas are actually going to make a positive impact? During the Social Design Debate, we will talk to those that have real life experience on that hotter-than-hot topic of Social Design.


18.00 – 19.00 | CREATE OUT LOUD #4: UNBOXING DDW 2018 WITH RAVI NAIDOO
MU, Torenallee 40-06
Where would YouTube be without unboxing? For years now, vloggers are raking in royalties just by unpacking the latest gadgets. MU investigates this amazing phenomenon: what does unboxing look like in real life? The redaction of Create Out Loud was looking for a critical connoisseur, a spontaneous commentator to publicly unwrap some gems of Dutch Design. They found their man in DDW ambassador Ravi Naidoo.


19.00 - 21.00 | YA Present!
Club C, Daalakkersweg 14
Powered by the BNO together with a group of over 50 graduates, the goal for these sessions is to give everyone interested more insights in the design world. From practical tips to interesting questions raised.

19.00 – 23.00 | THE ACCELERATION OF GENERATIVE DESIGN
Igluu, Lichttoren 32
Generative design is the creative collaboration between a designer and digital technology. The output could be images, sounds, architectural models, animation and many more. Digital Wednesday showcases a breathtaking variety of applications.


19.30 – 22.00 | HOME SMART HOME - NIGHT
Effenaar, Dommelstraat 2
What is the influence of smart digital systems on our personal lives, relationships and identity? Is there still space for human contact if we are surrounded by connected devices that improve our lives? What are the moral and ethical dilemmas relating to the smart connected devices that are conquering our homes? This is the central theme during VPRO Medialab’s Home Smart Home Night.