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DDW Talks & Topics: Thursday October 25

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.

09.15 – 13.00 | WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? | DRIVERS PITCH EVENT
Klokgebouw, hall 3
During this event, 22 talented design studios, the drivers, present what design can do for you on the basis of their innovative projects. Whether it concerns social design, graphic design or product design; designers offer new ideas and insights.

9.30 – 11.00 | ALL INCLUSIVE CYBORG TALK: MORE OR LESS ABLED WITH MACHINES
Campina Milk Factory, Kanaaldijk-Zuid
All-Inclusive Cyborg Talk: Many people with disabilities have been greatly helped by robot technology. But is it indeed a step forward for everyone?

10.00 – 16.30 | DESIGN RESEARCH & INNOVATION FESTIVAL
Natlab, Kastanjelaan 500
With a programme of more than 36 interactive sessions to choose from, DRIVE is the perfect place for creative professionals and researchers looking for inspiration and connection. Expect lectures on circular communities and energy & behavior.

11.00 – 12.00 | DDW TALK & WALK, AN INTRODUCTION TO BIO DESIGN
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Get to know the DDW Bio Design route. Two designers from the route tell all about their projects. Discover the difference between designing with nature and designing new nature.

11.00 – 14.00 | LECTURE ANASTASIA EGGERS & OTTONIE VON ROEDER
TAC, Vonderweg 1
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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: OS & OOS
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Rob Schoonen talks to Os & Oos, about the 5th anniversary of their studio.

12.00 – 13.00 | AN OPPORTUNITY FOR DESIGNERS
VEEM
This lecture explains the main themes, benefits and requirements of WORTH to help you make a good proposal and benefit from the advantages this project can offer you.

12.00 – 13.30 | LEARNING FROM CIRCULAR REAL ESTATE DESIGN
Embassy of Circularity
In the real estate office market, we see successful circular development projects. The market also reveals the first experiences gained with residential real estate. Those involved will openly discuss what is needed to speed up the development of circular housing.

12.00 – 16.45 | MIND THE STORY #4
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.

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.

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 – 18.00 | IN4NITE SEMINARS: MATERIAL IDENTITIES
TQ 3, Floor 4, Achtseweg Zuid 151
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16.00 – 17.00 | DDW LIVE AT 4: A WONDERFUL MESS: FUTURE RESOURCES & MATERIALS
Klokgebouw, hall 1
A creator will create, with whatever resource is available. In the future, we most surely will end up short with resources that are currently mass used. What materials will be widely available in the future and what can be done with them?

16.00 – 17.00 | VISIONS BY MAGAZINE
VEEM
VISIONS BY is an annual magazine that addresses different perspectives on materiality and material culture from a critical and speculative focus. Besides an exhibition, the magazine launch will consist of a lecture plus a round table with contributors from this first issue in order to present the concept and discuss the content.

16.00 – 18.00 | THE ALTERNATIVE FOR PLASTIC
Tac, Vonderweg 1
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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 – 18.15 | A TREND RESEARCHER’S PERSPECTIVE ON DUTCH DESIGN
Hutspot, Nieuwe Emmasingel 44-46
Through a trend talk, MARE immerses you in the underlying trends behind new, innovative design – spotted during Dutch Design Week. Several speakers will be present, including talent spotted during DDW.

18.00 – 19.00 | CREATE OUT LOUD #5: STATIC TRAVELLING WITH CARLO VAN DE WEIJER
MU, Torenallee 40-06
According to Carlo van de Weijer, director Smart Mobility at Eindhoven University of Technology, it might be a better idea to take our wanderlust back to the drawing board. After all, it is now possible to stay at home, relax in your chair while you virtually explore the most bizarre new worlds. Fantasize and design with them!

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.

20.00 – 21.30 | NEON MOIRÉ SHOW LIVE: CURRENT STATE OF WOMEN IN GRAPHIC DESIGN
MU, Torenallee 40-06
What does it mean to be a female designer in the age of social media, or to become a public speaker at creative conferences? Join a discussion about different paths towards becoming a designer and building up your own independent studio.