The Museum of Failure

June 26, 2017 / 0 comments

We are to afraid to make mistakes, that’s not only a soft conclusion from my cultural probe study on mistakes but also the opinion of Samuel West, director of the Museum of Failure in Sweden. Why are mistakes that important in design and innovation? Mistakes are leading to innovation. And we need to acknowledge the…

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Superbook for Superteachers?!

April 13, 2017 / 0 comments

This book is on my shelf since Dutch Design Week 2014. But when moving some books, this one popped out yesterday. Wouldn’t this be a great form to inspire others on a specific topic. I can imagine this working for education (teachers and students) as well. Hoe to design that amazing learning environment? It is…

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My thought on the Roadmap Next Economy

February 3, 2017 / 0 comments

Today I was invited to the presentation of the Roadmap Next Economy in Rotterdam. The vice president of Europe (Maroš Šefčovič) had decided to visit the Rotterdam The Hague Metropolitan area as the first stop of his Energy Tour to promote the European policy on the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement. At this occassion Mayor…

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Research proposal

January 28, 2017 / 0 comments

My mission started in 2012 when I founded Stadslab Rotterdam, together with some collegues. The Stadslab, a Fablab+, started from educational needs in Higher Vocational Education in the field of Communication and Media Design, Media Technology, and Computer Science. It can be described as a FabLab+ with an emphasis on electronic and sensor devices, Internet of…

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