Realising
cultural value

Creativity World Forum is an international annual conference dedicated to creativity and the last big bash in Aarhus’ tenure as capital of culture. We opened up the programme for co-creation and city to contribute to how to make creativity work in the real world:
With creative people, enterprise and cities collaborating and
cross-pollinating.

 

The Danish city of Aarhus was the European Capital of Culture in 2017. A year of culture attracts a lot of attention on the city - and Aarhus2017 have shown a real commitment leaving a lasting legacy.

 

Client: Aarhus2017, European Capitals of Culture

A collaboration between City of Aarhus, Region of Central Denmark, Districts of Creativity

 

Partnere: Culture Works and Martin Thim

 

Timeframe: 2016 - 2018

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Purpose-driven

business

Build lasting culture by KALK  is a transforation of a small company into an sustainable-early-bird by creating a brand which can lead the movement of a better building tradition focusing on cultural conservation, and quality for both buildings and residents
– Build lasting culture.

 

Elements: Positioning, branding- and movement strategy, name and strapline, CVI, responsive webdesign, packaging and market penetration and product development.

 

Client: KALK A/S

 

Project partners: Work done on behalf of Minor Change Group.

 

Timeframe: 2013 - 2017

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Branding &
visual identity

Vugge til Vugge: A Complete redesign of Vugge til Vugge ApS who
is a Cradle to Cradle Accredited Assessment Body accredited by
the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute since 2014.

 

Vugge til Vugge is the Danish version of Cradle to cradle and the circular logo visualises the circular process by repeating the words cradle to cradle to cradle to cradle to cradle...

 

This redesign is an example of the classic designprocess – a less complex process, driven by visual scenarios and a number of iterations to the final outcome.

 

Client: Vugge til Vugge ApS

 

Output: Visual scenarios, new logo and strapline

 

Timeframe: 2017

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Circular economy models

Small Works redefines the ecosystem around spaces, marrying enterprise incubators with community activities, creating a win-win-win between large-scale landlords, local residents and social enterprise, enhancing the social capital of inner city neighbourhoods.

 

The Small Works model governs three centres in inner London, hosting over 50 enterprises and involving 500 residents annually and has won acclaim in the final of the European Investment Bank Institute‘s „Social Innovation Tournament“ 2014.

 

Project partners: CIVA, Clear Village,

Work done on behalf of Clear Village.

 

Funders: Peabody Housing Association, Hackney Homes, The Tudor Trust, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Biffa Award and The Mercers’ Company

 

Timeframe: 2012 - 2015

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Co-creating

human cities

Human Cities - Challenging the City Scale is a conglomorate of eleven partners across Europe coming together through an EU Creative Europe Programme to make our cities human.

 

That Something is engaged as co-creation expertise and has developed a framework for co-creation. We deliver workshops in each country and work closely with the partners to create meaningful legacy in their cities.

 

Client: Human Cities and EU Creative Europe

 

Partners: Cité du Design France, The Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Estonian Association of Designers , Aalto University Helsinki, Clear Village London, Castle Cieszyn Poland, Belgrade Design Week, Promateria Brussels, Joanneum College of Design Graz, Biskaya Enterprise Centre Bilbao and Politecnico di Milano

 

Timeframe: 2014 - 18

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Co-created neighbour-

hood futures

Rethinking education in Bavaria: A vision to turn schools inside out and create integrative learning environments in local neighbourhoods.

 

The ”Neighbourhood Education” project is the process of co-creatively envisioning future scenarios for the education system, anchored in a process facilitating teachers, pupils and political leadership to envision and adapt on short- and long term neighbourhood education.

 

Client: City of Munich

 

Output: Strategy and roadmap, booklet, rich media content

 

Partners: Department for Education and Sport, Department Culture, Department for Youth and Social work, Kultur und Spielraum, Munich Service Agency for All-Day Education

 

Timeframe: 2015 - 2016

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Sustainable fashion

entrepreneurship

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Sustainability in Fashion is a series of workshops building and strengthening a network of young fashion professionals on the route
to sustainability or just embarking on the journey.

 

The workshops focuses on a positive entrepreneurial approach.
We challenge some of the myths around sustainability and aesthetics, sustainability and consumption and create a sense of what sustainability means now. Entrepreneurial sustainable fashion is not about cutting back, it is about the future!

 

Client: British Council Creative Economy

 

Partners: British Council France, Maison Méditerranéenne des Métier de la Mode, Anima Investment Network, Creative Mikser Warsawa, British Council Poland, British Council Greece, Atopos contemporary visual culture

 

Timeline: 2016 - 17

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