With the topic: Is the future plastic?
With an overview of today’s mass customization toolkits and future approaches. How can designers develop toolkits for consumers so that the world around them is flexible?
Guido Hermans started a PhD in industrial design at the Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden. His research focuses on mass customization through additive manufacturing with attention to the design of toolkits.
He is interested in customization of objects, on demand production, customer’s experience and parametric design. He has a masters in Industrial Design Engineering from Delft University of Technology.