Future of Industrial Design Summit

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Cube design museum

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6461 MA Kerkrade

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Industrial Design 4.0

The development of industrial design is the result of the Second Industrial Revolution. This era is also known as the Technological Revolution where mass production was made possible due to rapid advancements. Mass production implies each product is identical, as intended by the designer. It is the designer’s ingenuity to unify form, function and economic producibility. The end result is the optimal combination of aesthetics, practicality and affordability. The Third Digital Industrial Revolution broadened the focus area, work field and possibilities of industrial designers. Nevertheless, the general concept of industrial design was kept upright: design of mass or serial produced goods.

In 2011 during the world's largest technology fair, the “Hannover Messe”, the term “Industrie 4.0” was introduced and in 2013 officialised by industrial superpower Germany. The Fourth Industrial Revolution was born. Artificial intelligence, connectivity and computerisation link resources, information, objects and people.

This conference explores what this new revolution means for the design process and the design profession. “Industrie 4.0” will only be successful when there are good designers who are familiar with all new technologies. This is not only a real challenge which requires renewing the design education with possibly only virtual design teams but this is also a creative opportunity since “Industrie 4.0” could lead to more personal product design.

Where technology used to enable mass production and the availability of universal industrial designs to a large public, “Industrie 4.0” results in more personalised product design. This implies not only an opportunity to reduce the excess of unused goods on earth, but also to better cater consumer needs.

And the name of the new era of industrial design? Industrial Design 4.0.

Preliminary programm

  • 09:00 Welcome with coffee/tea
  • 09:30 Amir Sabirovíc, General Manager of Symphony Netherlands Subject: “How has Industry 4.0 impacted our society and what is the effect on Industrial Design? And what effect does it have on corporate and SME level?”
  • 10:30 Tjeerd Veenhoven, Material and Product Designer, Owner of Studio Veenhoven Subject: “Design Intervention”
  • 11:30 Daniëlle Arets, Associate Lector Strategic Creativity & Knowledge Manager van Design Academy Eindhoven Subject: "Designing Preferred Smart Futures”
  • 12:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30 Jesse Kirschner, Co-founder of Open Plus Systems, Subject: prototype construction, 3D-printing, 3D-design & software development
  • 14:30 Twan van Keulen, brand identity and UI/UX-designer at GBO Innovation makers Subject: "Design process 4.0"
  • 15:30 Speaker 5
  • 16:30 Closing remarks & informal drinks

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Cube design museum

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