Posts tagged "designboost"

Iittala at Designboost

Get your own – Open publication The 2008 Designboost event in Malmö consisted of three different parts; Boost Chats (workshops), Boost Talks (lectures) and a Boost Show (exhibition). The overall theme concerned the sustainable city and was expressed through the phrase “Long live the city”. The Boost Show part was built around our tool The Sustainable...
Designboost starts today

Designboost starts today

The knowledge event Designboost in Malmö Sweden starts up today with 36 different workshops at the two top floors of the landmark called Turning Torso. 100 specially invited persons will interact over three days through Boost Chats (workshops), Boost Talks (lectures) and a Boost Show (exhibition). Among the participant “boosters” are Michael Young, Ilse Crawford,...
New speakers for Designboost 2008

New speakers for Designboost 2008

Designboost will this year celebrate the city: how shall we make it live long and well? A city where people prosper develops well economically and culturally. The success overtakes sometimes the wellbeing and when the city starts to consume its own and the environment’s resources, it becomes unsustainable. Now five new speakers are confirmed; designer...
New book about sustainable design

New book about sustainable design

I’m proud to announce that my knowledge company Designboost has released its first annual book named “Designboost 07”. It’s the first in a series of books that in words, pictures and moving media describes the work of Designboost. Designboost is a knowledge company that helps companies and organisations to learn more about design in general...

Designboost at Hem and Villa fair

Here follows some images from the Designboost activites during the Hem & Villa fair in Malmö 6-9 February. All in all we produced 21 lectures, 17 workshops, 13 exhibitions, 1 concert. On top of this also a sustainable children’s house. The different activities by Designboost were based on “sustainable design” and took place as an...

Boost talks at the Stockholm Furniture Fair

Here follows a couple of images from some of the Boost talks (formerly known as lectures and interviews) my company Designboost hosted at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 6-9 February. Among the persons involved in the different Boost talks were Eero Koivisto, Ilse Crawford, Giulio Cappellini, Satyendra Pakhale, Stephen Burks, Ewa Kumlin, Save our Souls, TAF...

Some words about Designboost

Jennifer Leonard was one of the boosters at the recent Designboost event in Malmö. Jennifer is also one of the writers of the blog of the social design network Design 21. The other day she posted an informative and interesting post about her own participation of Designboost. Here is a short excerpt: Designboost was a...

Boost show opening

The Designboost Boost show opened little more a week ago with an inaugural speech by Ewa Kumlin, the general manager of Svensk Form. The Boost show is built on an imaginary “sustainable wheel” with seven “spokes”. They are: environmental influence, innovation, emotional connection, aesthetics, quality, authenticity and compatibility. Our idea is that you have to...

Designboost – day one

Designboost started with Boost meetings in Turning Torso (designed by Santiago Calatrava). The approximate 75 boosters interacted in 29 unique boost meetings concerning participants and themes. It was a great success. Not only were the different topics discussed lively, a lot of friendships were created as well! According the the participating boosters there were an...
Complete speaker list for Designboost

Complete speaker list for Designboost

Today we have announced the last ten speakers for the Designboost lectures on October 18th. The ten speakers are: Jody Turner Culture of Future provides visually flavorful conversation, inspirational POV and leading edge trend language encompassing tech to retail, generations to culture and design to sustainability. Founder and CEO, Jody Turner, is a “Trend Hunter”...