Category: featured

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That’s fresh: rebuilt from the ground up!

Dérive app has been rebuilt from the ground up. It’s faster, smoother, better cooler.

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Join us for Dérive Day 2017

On 9 September 2017, explore your city with others around the world through randomly generated and synchronised tasks that are simultaneously drawn whether you’re in Rio or Rome, Kampala or Kuala Lumpur.

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Create and share your own decks of task cards

As of today, Dérive app now lets you create your own decks of cards and share them with others. Collaborate on decks by allowing others to submit cards and artwork, and by having your contributors vote on what are the best submissions.

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Dérive app is coming to Oakland

In Oakland, California, ProArts is hosting a seven week event called ‘The New Situationists‘.  On March 11, Dérive app will host a workshop, after which, for six consecutive weeks, participants will collaborate in the creation of location-specific deck for Oakland. If you’re in California, consider stopping by.

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Dérive app for Android now available

Hot on the heels of our iOS release, Dérive app is now also available for Android.

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Dérive app for iOS now available

Dérive app is now available for iOS. Download Dérive from the Apple App Store.

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A dérive to marriage

In early October 2015, Dérive app, a mobile app to get lost in your city, was used for a marriage proposal by South African Chantelle de Lange. This is her story.

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Dérive in Wreck Walk sound experience

The ‘Wreckthismess’ ‘cast’ has put together a dérive/psychogeography inspired sound mix. We are #43 & 44 on the tracklist.

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Dérive Walk: Cairo, Egypt

Dalia Said recently organised a group Dérive walk in Cairo, Egypt. Here are some photos from the walk, to see all the photos, check our Flickr group.

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Entrepreneurial observation walk in Cairo

On the morning of Sunday, November 17, nine young entrepreneurs took to the streets of Cairo, Egypt for a walk. No ordinary walk, fully equipped with smart phones loaded with Dérive app, this was an “Observation Walk”.

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Dérive of Abu Dhabi – Rose Martinez

In TimeOut Abu Dhabi’s January 23-29 edition, Yas Waterworld is featured on the front page, and Al Bahar Towers, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Corniche and other resorts and hotels are pictured in the article “Instagram Abu Dhabi”.

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BBC Travel – Apps for Smart Detours

In the incredible run of press that we have been getting, another posting, this time on BBC Travel. “these free apps are encouraging tourists to get off the beaten track, stumble upon unique experiences and see the world with new eyes.” Read the article here