I somehow started to attend the so called ‘design debates’, in the Design Academy Eindhoven. The previous one, on mapping (the conflict), was quite interesting (perhaps because of my life-long interest to maps).
This one, labelled ‘Disruptive Design‘, promised to be interesting, too, but turned to be very boring.
I knew the story of Avular, a start-up that is (going to start) making industrial drones (they were one of the participants of the High-Tech XL accelerator where I was supposedly a mentor.)
There was nothing ‘disruptive’ in the presentation by Ramon Haken, especially in terms of ‘design’. It’s a good project, and in many ways a local favorite, but the story was like many other millions of such kind.