20 octobre 2009

Designboost 2009: Design for Life.

Design for Life.The 3rd main Designboost event; Design for Life, took place in Malmö 14 -16 october 2009.The adjoining Boost Show continued in 'The Sustainable Hub' in Malmö's West Habour until 15 November.Designboost has dedicated this 'boost' year up to October 2010 to a variety of questions of major concern for  a better quality of life. The central idea of 'sharing design knowledge' is based on a firm belief that to share is to raise consciousness and to combine existing knowledge for new insights.An One-day Desingboost is... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2008

Designboost 2008 and retrospective

Designboost 2008 'Long Live the City', the second version of Designboost, took place in Malmö October 15 - 17. As the name suggests, this year's event focused the city: how to promote its wellbeing and ensure a development which regards as many sustainable criteria as possible. The subheading wrote: 'A city has to first hand make use of its inherent capacity to be sustainable'. Any development mainly founded on resources claimed from elsewhere could be a showcase of 'sustaining the unsustainable'. However, there is one important... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2008

The seminar July 8 is now behind us ...

'Introducing the affective in sustainable design.'  The seminar at Central Saint Martins on July 8 is now behind us. A full room is always inspiring for speakers as well as participants and the conference room had now empty chairs to offer. Unfortunately Mathilda Tham fell ill the day before the seminar and could not be there to inspire! However, her talk is in full part of the enclosed summary. The seminar day developed into something of a workshop where participants felt free to ask questions and make... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2008

The poster exhibition of the seminar July 8

The poster exhibition at the seminar presented four projects: 'Fit for a kid' by Paul Blease (unfortunaely wrongly spelt - Bleg - in the programme due to an e-mail address) 'Celia. Tap and water consumption'  by Alessandra de Simone 'The Other Side' by Yu Zhao 'Inane Systems' by Ryan Dunn  The projects are described in the 'impressions' part of the summary. For individual abstract of these projects, please contact me! Kristina Börjesson kristina@borjesson-mk.se
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08 mars 2008

Conclusion of Designboost 2007

Conclusions of Designboost 2007. Applying a general view … In discussions concerning sustainability there is always we and them. But all of us have dual roles: privately we and professionally them and of course also the reverse. To refer a question to them is actually to refer it back to ourselves Conclusion: there is no such thing as …. “we cannot do anything until they have done …..” No company, organisation or institution – and individual for that matter – can escape their... [Lire la suite]
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