What would you expect to hear from a man voted by Time magazine as one of the 50 most influential thinkers of the next decade? Kai Krause, founder of Byteburg, a centre for applied innovation in Germany, speaking at the Innotown design and innovation conference in Norway last week, surprised us. Instead of showing the audience the latest revolutionary software package, he overran his presentation by 45 minutes to show us a 50page Word document of self-help quotes written by other influential thinkers. Radical, eh?
A reading initiative for young prisoners answering a Penguin brief was one of two projects to scoop the top prize, while 213 pencils in total were awarded to winning work.
The Australian energy start-up Edify was founded in 2015 but needed an identity to match its “established success” and wider work network.
The platform has been developed in partnership with software developers and designers EPAM, and will be targeted at children and their families in Europe and Central Asia.
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