Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Hus is a Scandinavian focused retail store that was recently opened up in New York City. Founded by two Scandinavian friends, Hus offers an immersed shopping experience, from design and products, to music and food, all housed in a beautifully designed interior space.
Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. An opportunity to enjoy coffee and conversation with your like minded, from San Francisco to Stockholm. Upcoming Nordic region gatherings: Risteriet, StudiestrÃ¦de 36, Copenhagen, Friday, March 16 at 8am; Scandic Anglais, HumlegÃ¥rdsgatan 23, Stockholm, Friday, March 16 at 8am. Find a gathering near you at likemind.us.
Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Architecture for Humanity has just launched a beta version of The Open Architecture Network, an online, open source community dedicated to improving living conditions through your innovative and sustainable design solutions.
Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Gary Hustwit's Helvetica has its world premiere next week at SXSW in Austin, Texas, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Helvetica typeface. Check out a screening near you, including the Grafill Summer Party in Oslo, Norway, on June 8, 2007.
Originally published at Nordic Design Blog. Please leave any comments there. Just received the great news- finally we have mobile application to use VoIP technology on mobile phone! I have installed it and tested, and can say that it's also works! From their site (fring.com): fringâ„¢ uses your mobile internet connection to make peer-to-peer VoIP calls, send instant messages and talk with VoIP applications such as Skype, Google Talk and MSN Messenger at no extra cost. I think so it's an end of high telephone…
In this interview Kigge Hvid, the CEO of Index: Design to Improve Life, talks about the essence of design and innovation. How design can go further than just form and function, how it can improve people’s lives around the world….