The Austrian graphic designer and typographer lives and works in New York. Sagmeister has created CD cover designs for Lou Reed, the Rolling Stones and David Byrne, among others. In the pre-interview for the 18th European Trend Day, he talks to us about happiness, beauty and design.
A new network analysis from the GDI shows that frugal innovation has so far been a blind spot in the innovation network. Today, innovation tends to be understood in the context of complex technical developments – namely, more is more. The fact that innovation can also mean simplicity, low-tech and ‘more from less’ does not yet seem to be present in most people’s minds.
John List is considered a contender for the Nobel Prize in Economics – and not without reason. With his field experiments, the behavioural economist often refutes common theoretical research results. In an exclusive webinar on 1 December, he will show how companies become successful.
Electric cars, home automation, civilian space travel: the innovations of the past few years have been aimed at improving our lives, but they consume enormous amounts of resources to do so. Frugal innovations are quite different. How? We explain in this video – and at the upcoming European Trend Day.
"We can't have infinite growth on a finite planet." With this statement, economic anthropologist Jason Hickel makes an urgent plea for system change in a video. At the GDI Trend Day on March 9 2022, he will describe alternatives to our current economic system.
While exchange platforms for clothes, flats or tools are booming in private, Lieke van Kerkhoven's idea for companies is new. On her B2B sharing platform Floow2, companies swap excavators, medicines or shop items. Lieke van Kerkhoven will explain how her platform works at the 18th European Trend Day on 9 March 2022.
Wir arbeiten seltener im Büro, und wenn wir dort hinfahren, dann nehmen wir öfter das Auto oder das Velo statt er Tram oder Zug. Welche Alternativen zum Firmenwagen ArbeitgeberInnen ihrer Belegschaft anbieten können, darüber sprach GDI-Forscherin Marta Kwiatkowski mit der Zeitschrift «HR Today».
It has been seven years since Navi Radjou, in an impressive Ted Talk, presented Frugal Innovation as a solution to many of our problems. The author of "Frugal Innovation: How To Do Better With Less" coined the term and has popularised it worldwide. Now that we are in the middle of a climate crisis and a pandemic, his ideas are more relevant than ever, as he will demonstrate at the 18th European Trend Day on 9 March 2022.