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Design Ecosystem in Oslo

Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on November 11, 2020

     { 🇳🇴 } – Oslo: Norway’s Picture-Perfect Capital Oslo, the modern capital of Norway, is a gem for lovers of modern architecture and design. The Nordic country has been at the forefront of innovation in both those fields—and it shows. Whoever had the pleasure of visiting the city has been awestruck by its abundant displays of […]

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    Design Ecosystem in Kazakhstan

    Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on October 21, 2020

      { 🇰🇿 } – Kazakhstan: A Place to Watch Kazakhstan is certainly not the first place that comes to mind when one thinks about design. Or anything else, really. Almaty, its former capital and most cosmopolitan city, is worlds away from the bustling urban centers of Europe and East Asia—quite literally. Located in the region commonly known as […]

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      Design Ecosystem in Budapest

      Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on September 23, 2020

        { 🇭🇺 } – Budapest: Staying True to Tradition While Looking Ahead Hungary’s biggest city is considered to be one of Europe’s most important due to its long history and the crucial role it played in many events of great significance. Along with Vienna, Budapest was one of the two capital cities of the Austro-Hungarian […]

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        Design Ecosystem in Warsaw

        Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on September 2, 2020

          { 🇵🇱 } – Warsaw: Falling in Love with Its Design Roots Poland: Rediscovering Its Design Roots One could argue that, right now, Warsaw is (one of) the most exciting cities for designers right now. Poland has a long tradition of design, which unfortunately hasn’t been fostered quite as much up until recently. It has […]

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          Design Ecosystem in Milan

          Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on August 12, 2020

            { 🇮🇹 } – Milan: design innovation and tradition in Italy’s second-biggest city Everybody knows Milan as one of the fashion capitals, but Milan is also a well-established design hub. Design’s relationship with Milan is certainly not a recent one, as the city has long been considered one of the most important design centres in […]

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            Design Ecosystem in Vienna

            Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on July 22, 2020

              { 🇦🇹 } – A major design hub in its own right Vienna is a city which is renowned for its art and beauty. What is less known it’s that Vienna is also a major design hub. While Austrian design might not be a very common term, its capital scene definitely boosts one of the […]

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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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