On the 25th of April we premiered in Kulturnatt the newly created Experience Design Group with the project “The democratic future of Hammarby Sjöstad”.
LEAD was a leadership programme designed to make participants think deeper and differently on technology shifts, innovation processes and sustainable development. The four month long LEAD programme was a joint initiative between the Stockholm Resilience Centre (Stockholm University) and the Swedish Institute.
Check the freshly published video "Balticlab - Connecting Creative Minds", a journey into the Balticlab experience. With reflections from me and Mikolaj Norek as facilitators and content designers, from the Balticlab participants on their discoveries and challenges throughout the programme in 2014, as well as contributions from the Balticlab mentors and inspirational speakers.
“After extended consideration of all submissions I am delighted to let you know that the Programming Committee would like to invite you to present your final paper at our international Designing Experience-conference to be held at the Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU from 27 to 29 November 2014.”
Memory is the theme for the second edition of FRAMES-Portuguese Film Festival. FRAMES, that I am directing together with Carlos Pereira, will take place between the 24st to the 29th of November in Filmhuset, Stockholm and will have an extension in Gothenburg between the 4th and the 6th of December.
My illustration Odd Job Live in Bremen just one of the world’s most prestigious design awards: the Red Dot Design Award 2014. The illustration for the Swedish jazz band Odd Job was made together with the prestigious design studio Gábor Palotai (Gabor Palotai — art direction, David Wickström and Fernanda Torre — graphic design).
Last October 2013 I was invited by the Creative Association of Curators TOK in St.Petersburg (Russia) to give a talk in the International Conference “Socially Integrated Design: New Ideas for Familiar Spaces”. My talk was called “Collaboration Design, the path for Prosperity” and it took place on the 22nd of October in Gallery Formula, the old bread factory at Ligovsky pr. 74 that has become one of the central points of alternative art scene in St. Petersburg.
We Have Company was a co-creation space, created to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work was to be catalyzed by the exchange of ideas, sharing of knowledge and work together.
We Have Company acted as a cushy nest designed to accelerate the successful development of creative and innovative ventures through an array of mutual support resources and services, developed and orchestrated by the members. In addition, We Have Company lead co-creation initiatives and events aimed at creating innovation.
Nov2k is a yearly symposium that is organized and run by graduate students at Karolinska Institutet and Södertörn University. Mixing playfulness with inspiration for interaction, the team brought Experience Design insights to the planning of the event, creating intimacy and the feeling of being part of the action to the event itself.
Forecasting the Experience of Opera was a strategic partnership between the New York City Opera,the Experience Design Group at Konstfack, R1 KTH Experimental Performance Space, the Operahögskolan, and the Stockholm School for Entrepreneurship.