What if Lab

What if Lab challenges the business community and design world to come up with specific answers to current issues.

How does it work?

What if Lab links relevant clients to talented designers so that they can work together to find solutions to challenging design questions. The What if Lab trajectory is supervised by Lab Managers from Dutch Design Foundation. Register as a client and create a challenge, or participate as a designer in one of the open challenges.


Broad Prosperity, how do you address that?

Eindhoven City Council has commissioned the designers of collective Kade Clubhouse to work on 'Blik op Eindhoven'; a 'What if lab' in which, together with the city's residents, the idea of 'broad prosperity' is investigated. On 28, 29 and 30 April, they will kick off at 15 different locations in the city.

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Create a challenge

Does your company have a design issue, and would you like to work with designers to come up with an innovative and appropriate solution? Create a 'challenge' here.

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Enter a challenge

Do you, as a designer, like the challenge of major innovation and design questions? Click here for an overview of the challenges you can sign up for.

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Biome by Studio Carbon changes our take on wastewater

Last Friday, Studio Carbon presented their answer to KaacKai’s design question for a plug-and-play, easy to use, and aesthetically pleasing product design for their sewage treatment plant (STP). In the digital “design reveal”, Studio Carbon demonstrated their design to an international audience.

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Dutch Design Foundation
Eindhoven municipality
stimuleringsfonds creatieve industrie
Province of Noord-Brabant
Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport
Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten