Posts tagged "trends"
A reminder of the Design + Culture in-depth trend report

A reminder of the Design + Culture in-depth trend report

  If you have note yet been reading our latest in-depth trend report called Design + Culture: A Return to Fundamentalism? here’s a short sum-up of the content: 1. GLOBAL VERSUS LOCAL If we lose our sense of Culture, we will have lost our state of collective consciousness and expression. Even if nation-hood is no...
Design+Culture - A Return to Fundamentalism?

Design+Culture – A Return to Fundamentalism?

We are happy to announce the new in-depth trend report from David Report called “Design+Culture – A Return to Fundamentalism?“. Design has become the embodiment of a larger process of creative ‘culture-mongering’ that has become a means to capture ideation, innovation and enterprise and made to stand for cultural identity. Whilst the application of design...
DesignBoost Telefonplan speakers list

DesignBoost Telefonplan speakers list

DesignBoost – Telefonplan is a joint venture between knowledge company Designboost, City of Stockholm, Vasakronan and Konstfack – University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. It takes place 9-11 February at Telefonplan in the southernmost part of Stockholm, Sweden. Telefonplan is in a transformation from a former industrial area into a hub for the creative...

A changing role for design

The recent Industrial Design Summit 2010 in Cannes attracted top management in design and technological sectors from some of the worlds leading corporations including Audi, Lego, Samsung, Volvo, Scania, Sony Ericsson, Absolut, Campari, Bentley, Carlsberg, 3M and Nokia to mention a few. David Carlson of David Report was chairman and acting as moderator for the...
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...

Design for Life magazine

The magazine from the event DesignBoost 2009 – Design for Life has just been published online. You can view it in fullscreen by clicking on it above. Among the contributing writers are Jennifer Leonard, Kristina Dryza, Martin Hoenle, Brent Richards, Kristina Börjesson and Katarina Graffman, Vanessa Gandy, Magnus Lindkvist and Kristin Heinonen. The BoostChat and...

Reminder about our latest trend report

The latest issue of the David Report bulletin is called a checklist for sustainability and was released approximately a month ago. In this issue we ask a lot of questions based on a holistic view on sustainability. You will also find thoughtful quotes and some nice best practise examples. And it’s free of course!
New David Report bulletin - A checklist for sustainability

New David Report bulletin – A checklist for sustainability

The new issue of the David Report bulletin is a checklist for sustainability. We will not provide all of the answers, but we will on the other hand ask a lot of questions – one of the most important ways to acquire knowledge. You will also find thoughtful quotes and best practise examples. One thing...
DesignBoost 2009 will focus on “Design for Life”

DesignBoost 2009 will focus on “Design for Life”

The theme for the first Designboost key event, DesignBoost 2007, was “sustainable design”. Year two, DesignBoost 2008, focused on sustainable cities with the theme “Long live the city”. This year Designboost will go deeper and look into sustainable life with a theme called “Design for Life”. October 14-16 Designboost presents DesignBoost 2009 “Design for Life”...
Milan Design Week 2009

Milan Design Week 2009

Milan Design Week is the epicenter of design for a couple of days in April every year. Thousands of companies, journalists, designers and hang-arounds meet up and interact around design in all kind of shapes and materials. I have to admit I’m getting a bit bored to look at chair no 25 on a single day....