Posts tagged "innovation"
Bruce Nussbaum talks about his new book

Bruce Nussbaum talks about his new book

Bruce Nussbaum, author and Professor of Innovation and Design at Parsons, talked about his new book at the Designboost – Design Beyond Design event which took place at Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. In this video you will see Bruce Nussbaum talk about his thinking around the book, among other things new ways to frame...
David Carlson chairing the Industrial Design Summit in Montreaux

David Carlson chairing the Industrial Design Summit in Montreaux

The Industrial Design Summit in Montreaux is ending today and has offered keynote presentations, master classes and case studies from international top level design thinkers. The presenters included Nicola Dallatana – Nicola Dallatana is Director for Segway in Europe, Gus Desbarats, Chairman of British design innovation, Richard Lewis, Experience design manager at Orange and Victor Nacif,...
Design, Creativity & Culture: An Orientation to Design

Design, Creativity & Culture: An Orientation to Design

Design, Creativity & Culture is a new book release from Black Dog by Maurice Barnwell which provides an inclusive, cross-cultural study of design that will provoke readers to question both design and culture. The book goes deep into the multidisciplinary nature of design by referencing design history, design process, cultural studies, media studies, visual culture, political culture...
BRIDEE - bridging design, entrepreneurship and education

BRIDEE – bridging design, entrepreneurship and education

This brand-new online co-creation platform BRIDEE (BRIdging, Design, Entrepreneurship and Education) puts creative, entrepreneurial innovators – both individuals and businesses – in touch with designers and management students. Together with the ‘idea owner’ they get down to work on the idea. The ultimate aim is to create a new venture. Whatever the outcome of the project, all rights to the idea...
ViP Vision in Design - a guidebook for innovators

ViP Vision in Design – a guidebook for innovators

This book is about the design approach ViP, Vision in Product design. ViP is the label of a method that first and foremost supports innovators of any kind to ‘design’ the vision – the raison – d’etre – underlying their design. This vision is firmly rooted in a deliberately constructed future world. Since the vision...
Piet Hein Eek interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

Piet Hein Eek interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

This is an interview with Piet Hein Eek where he talks about his design universe. The interview is made by Designboost and is one of three made spring 2011 on the topic Design Beyond Design, which is also the overall theme for Designboost 2011. In a few days we will put up some stills from Piet...
Pastoral compositions of plants and birds

Pastoral compositions of plants and birds

The Israelis designers, Sharon Shalita a textile and print designer and Maytal Barokas a textile and weave designer have created a series of hand-printed and hand-woven textiles. The series is inspired by the “toile de Jouy” designs from the 18th century, France, and offers a contemporary interpretation to it. The images are developed from pastoral...
Time to Rethink Design

Time to Rethink Design

We are facing a pandemic of  ‘designed stuff’ and we have reached a contamination point, a crisis for Design. Why are we not more pertubed and disturbed, why are we so complacent and tolerant? Should we not be calling for a guerrilla war against ‘designerism’, antiviral campaigns against the design establishment or do we need...
POC protects The Swedes

POC protects The Swedes

It’s with great honor that POC supplies the Swedish Alpine Ski Team with helmets, goggles and body armor. An ongoing collaboration since the birth of POC 5 years ago. From this season POC has initiated a specific program where POC gives a little extra support to a number of the Swedish athletes in their quest for...
Algae power for sustainable living

Algae power for sustainable living

What will the fuel of the future be? There are many candidates but one of the most promising is the initiative with fast-growing algae to produce hydrogen. Scientific research has come quite far and we at LOTS like to visualize and explore how algae farms can be a part of the urban landscape. Included in...