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Design Ecosystem in Katowice

Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on June 10, 2020

     { 🇵🇱 } – Katowice: a Polish city looking in a different direction As with most other Central and Eastern European countries, the collapse of the Socialist system and the advent of Capitalism brought about deep changes in the socio-economic sphere, which in some cases completely changed the course of history of some cities. This was […]

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    Design Ecosystem in Łódź

    Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on May 20, 2020

       { 🇵🇱 } – Łódź: an industrial city turned design hub Łódź (pronounced woodge) has experienced an almost complete transformation during its history. At one point in time, this city was the main textile manufacturing hub of Europe, as well as one the major centres of Jewish life. Then this all finished, and Poland’s third-biggest […]

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      Design Ecosystem in Tbilisi

      Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on April 29, 2020

        { 🇬🇪 } – Tbilisi: design against all odds Located in the Caucasus region, Tbilisi is a city which has remained almost totally unknown to Western audiences up until recently. It is currently one of the fastest-developing cities not only in the region, but in Europe. Tbilisi, which in former times was the seat of […]

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        Design Ecosystem in Tallinn

        Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on April 6, 2020

          { 🇪🇪 } – Tallinn: the digital-savvy capital of Estonia The tiny capital city of the Baltic state of Estonia frequently makes the headlines for its well-preserved Old Town and its revolutionary e-residency programme. But in recent years Tallinn is putting itself on the design map, partly due to the number of creatives flocking to […]

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          Design Ecosystem in Kyiv

          Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on March 11, 2020

            { 🇺🇦 } – Kyiv: a city ready to shine Kyiv – or Kiev, if you prefer the city’s better known Russian name – has been a city under the spotlight for quite some years now, for all the good and the bad reasons. After the so-called Euromaidan Revolution, the Ukrainian capital has been undergoing […]

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            Design Ecosystem in Saint Petersburg

            Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on February 12, 2020

              { 🇷🇺 } – Saint Petersburg: Russia’s Window to the West Saint Petersburg, Russia’s second-largest city and the country’s “Window to the West” is known for being one of the most beautiful and romantic places on earth. Its streets and bridges have been the set for some of literature’s best-known stories, and it was here […]

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              Design Ecosystem in Prague

              Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on December 11, 2019

                 { 🇨🇿 } – Prague: a blossoming design city bang in the middle of Europe Czechia’s capital has become an increasingly attractive base for a lot of creatives. Its affordable prices, coupled with a young and agile environment, a perfect location right in the middle of Europe and an ever-developing cultural scene has attracted many people […]

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                Design Ecosystem in Helsinki

                Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on November 5, 2019

                   { 🇫🇮} – Helsinki: a young and dynamic city leading the way in design If you are looking for beautiful and understated design, look no further than Helsinki, the young capital of Finland. This is a place brimming with young creatives who are eager to maintain their city firmly on the design map. Finland has earned […]

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                  Design Ecosystem in Vilnius

                  Igor Gubaidulin Avatar| By igor-gubaidulin on February 20, 2019

                    What Local Designers Say about Vilnius Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania and the second largest city in the Baltic States, is a relatively small city compared to Istanbul, London, Moscow or Berlin, but it’s cozy, compact and easy to explore with all the trappings and vibes of a modern and innovative European capital. Mykolas Puodžiūnas, a […]

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                    Design Ecosystem in Tokyo

                    Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on January 24, 2019

                      Of Asian cities, so far, we’ve only covered Singapore and Taipei in our Design Ecosystems series. Now it’s time to explore a place recognized the world around for its specific approach to aesthetics – Tokyo. Japan is known for its meticulous and hardworking culture. We decided to look at how this reflects on the digital […]

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