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Bookshelfs, Clever Knives and “Steeled” Kids Sketches at IdeasPark

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

It’s day 5 of the Nomadic Academy today, and the atmosphere is busy. Ten innovative products for office or house work, made of stainless steel are to be created, developed, produced, presented to the public and marketed to potential customers within 9 days only. The group of 12 design students from the Netherlands, Finland and […]

Report: Briefing Workshop Nomadic Academy | Ideas Park

Monday, May 8th, 2006

As some of you know, I’m not a trained designer. My educational background is rooted in Business Administration. However working in the domain of design management for many years now has taught me a lot of things about dealing with (design) problems. In contrast according to the notion of the business world problems need to […]

Zollverein School at Ideas Park Hannover: Innovation by nature

Friday, May 5th, 2006

The attentive reader of the international press will have noticed that Germany is currently undergoing one of the most wicked structural changes both in society as well as in economics.
While the upcoming soccer world championships can only spend temporary relief many societal stakeholders are currently launching initiatives which are aiming to motivate and communicate […]

Zollverein School joins World MBA Tour

Monday, February 27th, 2006

After successfully introducing and running the first two cohorts at the Zollverein School MBA the school is taking its next step towards becoming an international player on the global MBA market.
With over 380 of the worlds top business schools having participated in the World MBA Tour in 2005 the Zollverein School of management and design […]

Cheers! - Topping Out Ceremony at the Zollverein School

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

“When in Rome do as the Romans do …” – today I was wondering how and if “Builder’s rites” are being celebrated across the world? This is what I have found at Wikipedia (which seems to become one of my top information sites these days) under the keyword “topping out”:

“Topping out is a ceremony done […]