Divisive religious values

Divisive religious values

Do you believe in God? Regardless of whether you do or not, your values are influenced by religious values whether you like it or not. If you are a believer, an agnostic or an atheist does not matter. It is Christmas and it is said that 2000 years ago a boy was born...
Feminine Revolution

Feminine Revolution

Feminine Revolution – the trend that no one took seriously A recent big-data study of mega trends clearly shows that Feminine Revolution together with digitisation, will be one of the most important trends over the coming 5-10 years. #metoo is only the beginning. Why...
The banana republic Sweden

The banana republic Sweden

The image of Sweden in the world has deteriorated dramatically during the past months. This fact can influence the desire to invest in the country in a very negative way. Now it’s time to handle the disinformation campaign directed at our country in a clever way. By...
Milan 2017 – after the crisis. Made…

Milan 2017 – after the crisis. Made…

This year marked my 15th visit to the Milan design fair. With the exception of 2003 I have visited the Salone del Mobile since 2002 and patterns are emerging. Through crisis and booming economy. Hope and despair. Politics, craftsmanship and luxury seem to comprise the...
Venice biennale 2016

Venice biennale 2016

Reporting from the front 2016 Venice biennale is using architecture to bring us news from the frontline. Curator Alejandro Aravena has tried to find answers to the important issues of our time, migration, inequality and housing shortages. This kind of fervour to...