This happened Rotterdam #14

We are happy to host another edition of this happened on Tuesday 27th of November at WORM. Doors open 19.30 and the talks will start at 20.00. Join us to discuss four inspiring projects: Michiel Kersteman – The unicorn prototype of the week Michiel is a Creative Technologist at Handmade Amsterdam, a product invention lab that creates both physical and […]

This happened Rotterdam #13

We are happy to host another edition of this happened on Tuesday 18th of September at WORM. We start 30 minutes earlier from now on. Doors open 19.30 and the talks will start at 20.00. Join us to discuss discuss four inspiring projects, meet friends old & new and have a drink. We are proud to present: […]

This happened Rotterdam #12

Dear This Happeners, Join us for the first edition of This Happened by an all new organization team! Click here to read more about the new people behind This Happened Rotterdam. This happened 12# This happened Rotterdam #12 at WORM: New organisation, same format, same quality of speakers! Come enjoy and discuss four inspiring projects, meet friends old & new […]

This happened Rotterdam #11

Let’s start the new year together with This happened Rotterdam #11 at WORM! Tuesday January 23rd 2018 we are proud to present you an evening of inspiring projects to enjoy and discuss:

Bart v/d Berg (Kiss the Frog) – LEGO HOUSE
Hanne Marckmann – Hartenjager
Stef Verberk – Knikker(coding)
Wytze Kamp (Codeglue) – Antegods

London #26 – Climate Change

  Theme – #climateoptimist We’ll be hearing from artists, designers, scientists + makers of all kinds working on climate crisis projects in 15 min talks with a panel discussion and Q&A. This is a pilot test to see if there is an appetite in London for a NEW TALK SERIES with a more focused topic of […]

THLON x LDF16

This Happened #LDF16 Sunday, Sep 25, 2016, 12:30 PM THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUMSOUTH KENSINGTON SW7 2RL London, GB 76 This-Happend-ers Went Artists playing with VR”How are artists using VR? How does their approach to ‘making process’ and ‘co-authorship’ compare to tech manufacturers and design agencies?What are the challenges and how do they overcome them?Panelists:Kim-Leigh […]

thlon X LDF16 – Artists Exploring VR & Mixed Realities

“How are artists using VR? How does their approach to ‘making process’ and ‘co-authorship’ compare to tech manufacturers and design agencies? What are the challenges and how do they overcome them? This Happened #LDF16 Sunday, Sep 25, 2016, 12:30 PM THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUMSOUTH KENSINGTON SW7 2RL London, GB 76 This-Happend-ers Went Artists playing with […]

This happened Rotterdam #9 at Future Flux Festival 2017

On Friday the 9th of June This happened Rotterdam returns to the Future Flux Festival! So it is again time to jump onboard the boat and journey into the Rotterdam harbour to experience talks, exhibitions, beers at the wonderful Onderzeebootloods.

]We are honoured to have as our first guest curator Froukje Sleeswijk Visser. Froukje is a passionate design researcher who loves to learn from everyday people. Both as assistant professor at the TU Delft as well as a practitioner (Contextqueen) she helped to develop the field that is now known as service design. She created methodologies to gain insights into the experiences of people and trained many people in using these techniques.

Together with Froukje we have selected the following projects for you to enjoy and discuss:

Leanne Wijnsma – The Smell of Data
Chris Meeuwsen – Your bank card as public transport card
Luke Chen – VW social music for car sharing
Toon Welling & David Menting – Dato DUO social synthesizer

London #25

This Happened London #25 Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 6:00 PM Bartlett School of Architecture 140 Hampstead Road, London NW1 2BX. 05/17/2016, GB 73 This-Happend-ers Went Super happy to be invited by our venue host The Bartlett School of Architecture :)The Schedule18:00  Beer, nibbles & banter 18:30  Welcome  18:35  Behnaz Farahi – Caress of the Gaze 18:50  Q&A […]

London #23

Guest curator Gyorgyi Galik will be in discussion with a panel of speakers on ‘The Power to Act: Exploring agency, design and participation in cities’. This Happened London #23 Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015, 6:00 PM Ian Gulland Lecture TheatreWhitehead Building, Goldsmiths University London, GB 46 This-Happend-ers Went Guest curator Gyorgyi Galik will be in discussion with a panel […]

This happened Rotterdam #7

The evenings are getting longer, so a perfect time to enjoy a great evening of interaction design. This happened Rotterdam #7 will take place on Tuesday October 13th 2015 at WORM. We are proud to present you an evening of fascinating projects to enjoy and discuss:

London #22

We have 3 speakers sharing their making process, focussing on ONE project only and telling us what they learnt and mistakes along the way! 15 min talking and 15 min Q&A each. Hosted kindly by ustwo, product studio Speakers: Luke Sturgeon speaking about his CIID project Reflextion Reflextion is a toolbox for designers, a research method […]

thlon x #LDF15 x #ProvenanceHQ

Theme: Building information systems for social good When: Sunday 27th September Where: V&A Museum, Level 3, ‘Lydia & Manfred Gorvy’ Lecture Theatre. Time: 12:30 – 14:30 Tickets: £5 from meetup.com For London Design Festival, Digital Design Weekend, we have the pleasure of co-curating This Happened with our friends at Provenance. In line with the theme of Civic Design, […]

Rotterdam #6

Summer and This happened returned to Rotterdam! This happened Rotterdam #6 took place at WORM.

Astrid Poot (Fonk) – Ontdek NEMO
Klasien van de Zandschulp – Catch up with your friends from the Golden Age
Bas van Eijk (one seconds) – Wisselkantoor (The Exchange Office)
Daniel Sutjahjo – Pikaplant

London #21

This Happened London #21 Saturday, Apr 18, 2015, 2:30 PM THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUMSOUTH KENSINGTON SW7 2RL London, GB 61 This-Happend-ers Went Room Change: We are back in SEMINAR 3, LEARNING CENTRE on level 314:30  Drinks and snacks 15:00  Saul Hardman – ‘Message Box’ 15:30  Quick break 15:35  Daniel Jones – ‘Living Symphonies’ 16:05  Quick break 16:10 […]

London #20

This Happened London #20 Saturday, Feb 21, 2015, 2:00 PM THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUMSOUTH KENSINGTON SW7 2RL London, GB 47 This-Happend-ers Went Happy New Year Makers, Thinkers and Tinkerers!We are in Seminar Room 3 one floor down from the Lecture Theatre. Max 80 people this time.The Schedule:14:00 Arrive at the V&A14:30 Audience arrive and have drinks and […]

Rotterdam #5

Let’s kick off the new year together with This happened Rotterdam #5 at WORM! On Monday January 12th 2015 we are proud to present you an evening of fascinating projects to enjoy and discuss:

Mike van Gaasbeek & Florian Cramer – Superglue
Martijn & Bart (Fabrique) – Veiliginternetten.nl
Marcel van Heist – Rural Spark
Harm van de Ven – Waterwerk

Rotterdam #4

After your wonderful holiday we invited you back to WORM for This happened Rotterdam #4. On Monday Aug the 25th we are proud to present you an evening of fascinating projects to enjoy and discuss:

Pieter Omvlee (Bohemian Coding) – Sketch
Gaspard Bos – Perpetual plastic
Koen van Niekerk (VanBerlo) – Atus Smartbadge
Arne & Aduén (Studio Aan) – Pastap

Utrecht #20

To celebrate 5 years of This happened – Utrecht, we will return to the classics of interaction design for the 20th edition on June 23rd in Utrecht. Classic designers, classic projects, classic approaches. Venue: HKU Akademietheater Janskerkhof 17, Utrecht The Netherlands   Powered by HKU and SETUP.

Hamburg #5

The event will take place in the Saal of the Kulturhaus III&70 right in the heart of Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel: Kulturhaus III&70 Schulterblatt 73 20357 Hamburg View on google maps Many thanks to our sponsors!      Confirmed Speakers so far: Emanuel Haas – “Dance Of Molecules” An interactive, stereoscopic installation to perceive scientific theories of dynamical […]

London #17

Looking forward to seeing you for our next event, tickets are on sale already. We are still at the V&A but in a larger room, The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, with 270 capacity! Also the next few events will be on Saturday afternoons instead of the normal Friday night routine. We will be […]

London #16

Friday, 14 March 2014 SCHEDULE: 18:30 Food and drinks before 19:00 Talks start 21:00 Finishes and we go to the pub SPEAKERS: Joe Smith – @makerversity Co-founder of Makerversity http://makerversity.co.uk/ Romain Meunier – @rom1london Maker and tinker http://romainm.com Di Mainstone – @DiMainstone Creator of The Human Harp Project http://www.humanharp.org/ Valentin Spiess – @iart CEO and […]

Utrecht #19

During the adventurous art festival Tweetakt & Kaap, we are once again showing you the “making-of” of 4 great projects, and give you the opportunity to ask the creators your questions.

Rotterdam #3

After a special This happened IXD edition we returned to WORM for the first robot centric Rotterdam edition of 2014. On Monday March the 10th a sold out room enjoyed and discussed the following inspiring projects:

Joris van Gelder –
Jildw Albeda (Kiss the Frog)
Marnix de Nijs
Karel van den Berg

IXD14 NL Edition

February 2014 interaction designers from all over the world flocked to Amsterdam to attent the Interaction14 conference. To celebrate this wonderful occasion, Pieter Diepenmaat, Ianus Keller & Alexander Zeh  put together a special This happend IXD14 edition! Many Interaction14 speakers and attendees joined the Dutch This happened community at de Brakke Grond for this amazing set of speakers: Luna Maurer: Your […]

London #15

We have 4 great speakers in the usual format, 10 minutes pecha kucha talks and 10 minutes Q&A. Sitraka Rakotoniaina Sitraka is currently a director at Nexus Interactive Arts. He specialises in designing objects, artefacts and devices as a form of storytelling to question and excite his user. Sitraka uses science as, “a fuel to […]

Amsterdam #7 – 21.10.2013

This Happened! Amsterdam #7 will feature talks by: Jon Stam & Simon de Bakker about the handheld movie projector Bioscope Raimond Reijmers from IJsfontein about the immersive experience Into D’mentia Lieven Standaert about the Aeromodeller II, a hydrogen-based airship that will never land. Paul Veugen about Human, an activity tracker for iOS.   Get your tickets now. (€8,00 […]

Rotterdam #2

September 2013 was a good This happened month. We saw Hamburg, Utrecht and Rotterdam host an edition. Rotterdam featured a flying car, a solar waiting post, a talk about we were in and Drone it Yourself! In collaboration with Designplatform Rotterdam and hosted by Worm.

thlon x Protein x LDF 2013 – Day 2 – Synthetic Futures

Synthetic Futures #syntheticfutures #thlon #protein #LDF13 Exploring new materials that bridge the gap between science and art Join us for a round table discussion on Synthetic Futures with Rachel Wingfield, Lucy McRae, Rachel Armstrong, Yesenia Thibault-Picazo and our guest moderator, Olivia Solon. Organised by This Happened London and Protein in collaboration with the V&A Digital Programmes Team, this […]

thlon x Protein x LDF 2013 – Day 1 – Tangible Technology

Tangible Technology Designers placing human interaction at the centre of digital processes Join us for a round table discussion on Tangible Technology with Usman Haque, Yuri Suzuki, Alex Fleetwood, Koby Barhad and our guest moderator Regine De Batty. Organised by This Happened London and Protein in collaboration with the V&A Digital Programmes Team, this event will […]

Hamburg #4

The event will take place in the Saal of the Kulturhaus III&70 right in the heart of Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel: Kulturhaus III&70 Schulterblatt 73 20357 Hamburg View on google maps   Many thanks to our sponsors!    

This Happened IN SPACE

Did you miss this event? Check reviews and footage here: Tjeerd’s edit of a succesfull launch Tijmen’s blogpost on setup.nl Pictures by Adriaan Wormgoor Write-up by Suzanne on Waag website Pictures by Ianus Keller This Happened ABOVE space video van Aldo Hoeben Space is the Place video van Pieter Diepenmaat ——— Special Edition On the […]

London #14

We have an exciting lineup for the 14th edition of This Happened London. Stefan Dzisiewski-Smith Stefan will talk about BuffaloGrid which brings pay-as-you go phone charging to the rural poor and the challenges the project faced…. “how do you go about setting up a business in Uganda?” The Buffalo research team spent two weeks in […]

Amsterdam #6 – 03.06.2013

We have another great lineup for the 6th Amsterdam This Happened! Ubi de Feo Ubi de Feo has developed a series of workshops that aim at teaching programming using a “tangible approach” involving bowls, boxes, M&Ms and ping pong balls.The initiative, called “From 0 to C”, was born out of Ubi’s work preparing students for Arduino hardware […]

Rotterdam #1

The very first This happened in Rotterdam: the city best known for making things happen (and not talk about it). In collaboration with Designplatform Rotterdam and hosted by Worm.

Amsterdam # 5 – 18.03.13

We have another great lineup for the 5th Amsterdam This Happened This Happened Amsterdam is an evening about the creative process – the journey between the idea and the final result, and everything in between. Interactive artists, game designers, architects, hackers, graphic and interaction designers and app developers will all have their say. As makers […]

Utrecht #15

Powered by HKU and SETUP Venue: HKU Akademietheater Janskerkhof 17 3512 BM Utrecht The Netherlands

Amsterdam #4

Venue: Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond Nes 45 1012 KD Amsterdam The Netherlands In collaboration with Flemish Arts Centre ‘De Brakke Grond’, our fourth edition will present a mix of Dutch and Flemish interaction design projects.

London #13

Victoria & Albert Museum Sackler Centre Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL   Help us make these events amazing and keep the documentation professional! Just £5 will do!

Amsterdam #3

Venue: Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond Nes 45 1012 KD Amsterdam The Netherlands In collaboration with Flemish Arts Centre ‘De Brakke Grond’, our third edition will present a mix of Dutch and Flemish interaction design projects.

Hamburg #3

The event will take place in the Saal of the Kulturhaus III&70 right in the heart of Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel: Kulturhaus III&70 Schulterblatt 73 20357 Hamburg View on google maps   Many thanks to our sponsors!

Utrecht #14

Powered by HKU and SETUP Venue: HKU Akademietheater Janskerkhof 17 3512 BM Utrecht The Netherlands

Amsterdam #2

Venue: Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond Nes 45 1012 KD Amsterdam The Netherlands In collaboration with Flemish Arts Centre ‘De Brakke Grond’, our second edition will present a mix of Dutch and Flemish interaction design projects.

London #12

Victoria & Albert Museum Sackler Centre Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL   Help us make these events amazing and keep the documentation professional! Just £5 will do!

Utrecht #13

Kindly hosted by Tweetakt Festival. Venue: Theater Kikker Ganzenmarkt 14 Utrecht The Netherlands

Amsterdam #1

February 27, 2012 Venue: Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond Nes 45 Amsterdam The Netherlands We have always tried to keep This happened a free event but due to circumstances we’ll ask you to pay an entrance fee of €10 at the door (or €6.50 if you’re a student or younger than 27). In collaboration with […]

Amsterdam #1

Venue: Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond Nes 45 1012 KD Amsterdam The Netherlands We have always tried to keep This happened a free event but due to circumstances we’ll ask you to pay an entrance fee of €10 at the door (or €6.50 if you’re a student or younger than 27). The event is sold […]

London #11

Victoria & Albert Museum Sackler Centre Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL February 14th 2012, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Help us make these events amazing and keep the documentation professional! Just £5 will do!

Hamburg #2

The event will take place in the Saal of the Kulturhaus III&70 right in the heart of Hamburg: Kulturhaus III&70 Schulterblatt 73 20357 Hamburg View on google maps Sponsors:

Utrecht #12

Kindly hosted by Playgrounds Festival. Venue: 013 Veemarktstraat 44 5038 CV Tilburg The Netherlands Note: a Playgrounds Friday Single Day Ticket is required for admittance.

London #10

16 Goulston Street E1 7TP London United Kingdom Friday, September 23, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Help us make these events amazing and keep the documentation professional! Just £5 will do!

London #9

Help us make these events amazing and keep the documentation professional! Just £5 will do!

London #8

Alexander Grünsteidl of Digital Wellbeing Labs – Digital Wellbeing Showroom Jenhui Liao – The Self-Portrait Machine Dotmancando – CoinFlipper Shajay Bhooshan of Zaha Hadid Architects – Computer Graphics

London #7

Laura Culpan of Artwise Curators – British Airways Art Collection Adam Cubitt of Glassworks – HeartWorks. Ben Terrett and Russell Davies of Really Interesting Group – Things Our Friends Have Written On The Internet (TOFHWOTI ) Matt Pyke and Karsten Schmidt of Universal Everything – Forever Michael Cross – Bridge

London #5

Tobie Kerridge – Material Beliefs Yuri Suzuki – Sound chaser Dominic Harris of Cinimod Studio – UFO Project (for Peter Coffin)

London #4

Semitransparent Design – Color Tokyo! Live Color Wall Project http://www.shift.jp.org/en/archives/2009/09/semitransparentdesign.html Russell Davies, Matt Jones and Henry Holland  – Instorematic Simon Oliver of HandCircus – Rolando game Brendan Walker of Aerial – Thrill Laboratory Pixelsumo  

London #6

Alexandros Tsolakis of  United Visual Artists ( UVA ) – Constellation Sebastien Noel and Eva Rucki of Troika – Cloud

London #3

Jussi Ängeslevä of ART+COM – Duality Jack Schulze of Schulze & Webb – Olinda Kenichi Okada – Animal Superpowers ( in collaboration with Chris Woebken) Hattie Coppard of Snug & Outdoor – Snug Held at the Roxy Bar & Screen. Kindly sponsored by Tinker.it

London #2

Crispin Jones – Tengu Rory Hamilton of  LiveWork Studio – Baltic Gallery Newcastle Dee Halligan of The Science Of – The Science of Spying Massimo Banzi of Tinker.it – Founding The Arduino Project Karsten Schmidt (aka Toxi) – LCF graduate show with Moving Brands Held at Richmix, kindly sponsored by Tinker.it

London #1

Eva Rucki of Troika – ‘Tool for Armchair Activists’ Orlando Mathias of AllofUs – Stanislavsky Museolobby Durrell Bishop of Luckybite – Collaboration with Industrial Facility Moritz Waldemeyer – Stanislavsky Museolobby At the Griffin Pub, Shoreditch