The 60th edition of Brussels Girl Geek Dinner is all about the love for design. Italian design brand Calligaris explains how they are able to create affordable design furniture. Olivier Depoorter from Depot Design gives tips and tricks on design hunting: find the best quality for the best price.
First speaker was Microsoft’s Katrien De Graeve (@katriendg), and I’d like to repeat her call to action:
Now is the time to build apps that will launch your business worldwide. Visit http://msdn.be/apps to download free tools and samples, find design and code resources, and get help from experts.
Second speaker was Pureplexity’s Leslie Cottenje (@GirlGeek_be).
And thirdly, AppStory’s Elise Daans (@Ellliiissseee)
Art and objects mentioned in this keynote:
- The Cloud, Atelier Hapsitus (Dubai)
- “Nimbus II” Berndhaut Smilde
- Thinker Stools, Robin Howie
- Fight the nothingness, David Shrigley (London)
- sculp-it, antwerp
- Mima Housing, Portugal
- Add-A-Room, Sweden
- Transparent Chair by Nendo
- “Pura Vida” Phoenix Design
Trends mentioned in this keynote:
- Speakeasy bars
- “Turbulent teens”
- Space intensification
- Machine to Machine (M2M) “The internet of things”
- “Never eat more than you can lift”
- “The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury”
- “If you want others to be happy, practise compassion. If you want to be happy, practise compassion.”
- “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.”
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CREW is a Belgium-based performance group. Eric Joris being its key figure, this production team has brought together people from different domains depending on the projects that were being made. On the whole, CREW has insisted on making performances at the melting point of live art and technology.
Together with Vlerick Management School, InSites Consulting has set up a study in
June 2008 to see how consumers use the internet to decide what and where to buy.
The results of this large-scale Belgian consumer research project and critical
website screening have been presented by Christophe Vergult, Director Customer
Experience research, at the Vlerick conference ‘Internet & changing shopping
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