Posts tagged "events"

Milan Design Week 2008 – part one

The Milan Design Week 2008 was offering kind of sweet-sour experiences. I started to go to Milan already back in 1988 but I think I’m as curious (and critical) as I was twenty years ago. I do understand that it is maybe an utopia to expect the Milan Design Week to be better and better...

Future Shopping exhibition

Some time ago I wrote about the seminar Future Shopping which I moderated during the Stockholm Furniture Fair. Here follows a couple of images from the exhibition that was part of the Future Shopping project as well. If you read Swedish, or would like to look at some images of the student projects, you can...
Greenhouse at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Greenhouse at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Today I have checked the Greenhouse at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. It’s the place where you find work from the design schools and also young and upcoming independent designers. The following things stand out according to me. Low table in bent wood by Patrik Pettersson. Easy chair where you can change colour by flipping the...
Designboost program at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Designboost program at Stockholm Furniture Fair

COMPLETE STAGE PROGRAM AT STOCKHOLM FURNITURE FAIR 2008 (all Designboost Boost Talks specially marked). All activities will take place at the scene in Giulio Cappellini’s lounge in the entrance area if nothing else is stated. The Designboost Boost Talks will be performed from the mobile “design sofa”. David Carlson and/or Peer Eriksson represents Designboost in...

Future of shopping

Future of shopping is a project initiated by Christine Hedström/Design United and Dr. Ronald Jones, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Konstfack. The result from the course at Konstfack will be presented by the students as a future shop in the mall Gallerian at Hamngatan in Stockholm February 5-14. The picture above is a rough sketch of...
Stories from the Field competition results

Stories from the Field competition results

I have been part of the social design network DESIGN 21’s international panel of expert judges with the task to put forward finalists for the “Stories from the Field: The United Nations Documentary Film Festival” logo competition. The day before the final judging by the film festival itself was to begin something strange happened. DESIGN...
Seiko Power Design Project

Seiko Power Design Project

The Seiko Power Design Project made an interesting exhibition at the recent Tokyo Design Week. Seiko Power Design Project is a workshop that approaches a new style of watches with product designer, Mr. Naoto Fukasawa, as the project director. The proposals for 2007 were on display in the show called “Seiko Standard 2”. Some words...

Designboost – day two

Day two of my event Designboost took place at Europaporten conference center. During the day 25 different boosters talked about sustainable design from many different angles. The audience (there were approximate 500 of them) got the chance to listen to everything from designers, architects and ethnographers to trend researchers, professors and ice cream makers. The...

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...

Designboost lectures on Thursday

Tomorrow Wednesday October 17th will be the last day for registration for the Designboost Boost chats. The Boost chats take place on Thursday October 18th at Europaporten in Malmö. During the day you will be able to listen to 25 interesting speakers. The list includes Jennifer Leonard, Stephen Burks, Kristina Dryza, Thomas Sandell, Satyendra Pakhale,...