Posts tagged "storytelling"
Interior from Oaxen Krog is set for auction

Interior from Oaxen Krog is set for auction

The interior of the world famous Oaxen Krog is set for auction March 29-30. It will be sold online in collaboration with Stockholms Auktionsverk. It will be a lot of objects filled with memories from the 17 years that the restaurant Oaxen Krog attracted foodies from all over the world to the Stockholm archipelago. All...
Cowbird - a simple tool for telling stories and a public library of human experience

Cowbird – a simple tool for telling stories and a public library of human experience

At the online community Cowbird humanity’s sagas are explained through heartfelt stories. Sagas are things like the Japanese earthquake, the war in Iraq, and the Occupy Wall Street movement — things that touch millions of lives and define the human story. The short-term goals for Cowbird is to pioneer a new form of participatory journalism...
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...
The power of stories

The power of stories

Studio Total, Swedish advertising/communication/storytelling agency just started to blog. Read it, if you are not Swedish, it’s a good reason to start to learn. Studio Total is an advertising agency in the same way Stalin was a civil servant. We eat breakfast in Klabböle, dine in Vienna and before night falls, we drive through the...
From the Heartland

From the Heartland

Red Wing Shoes released a video preview today on their photo-exhibition ‘From the Heartland’. This is a photographic documentary featuring Red Wing Shoe Company’s craftsmen and women. It captures the spirit which characterizes these people and the town of Red Wing, Minnesota. `From the Heartland’ will be exhibited during Berlin Bread & Butter and Copenhagen...
New discovery journeys to make and mountains to climb

New discovery journeys to make and mountains to climb

We envisioned a place for storytelling and play, for fantasy and travel with the mind, for children and adults alike, says Kasper Medin och Ulrika E. Engberg, designers at Little red stuga. The challenge was to create something new and interesting around the beanbag concept, one of the world’s most appreciated and functional pieces of...
Why authenticity makes a difference

Why authenticity makes a difference

Below follows some monetary proof why authenticity and storytelling matters and makes a difference. They give soul to otherwise ‘dead’ products. The products below were sold at the Bukowskis auction of properties of the late Swedish director Ingemar Bergman held a couple of month ago. Bedside table with sketches and notes from mr Bergman’s dreams. Price...
Einstein's watch and Steve McQeen's driving license

Einstein’s watch and Steve McQeen’s driving license

Exclusive online shop 20ltd has recently released a new book called Einstein’s watch. Newspapers and magazines are never short of glossy images urging us what to aspire to. But what things really do represent the world’s most desirable possessions? Are they necessarily expensive or can they cost nothing at all? Are they always the subject...
Romanian storytelling

Romanian storytelling

Starting with 2006, the Romanian avant-garde fashion label Rozalb de Mura, is rediscovering fresh moments from the past, that he sets in utterly contemporary contexts, unflinchingly mixing real and imaginary characters, coolly playing with time and space. Moreover, the Rozalb de Mura label is developing as a multidisciplinary platform that commissions and supports unexpected and...
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...