Invite a couple hundred thought leaders and decision makers from all over the world to an old brick factory in Toronto, and wonderful things may happen. And actually, they did: the Meeting of the Mind was a gathering with an atmosphere of optimism, new opportunities, and a strong belief that technology can be human; it […]
Hundreds of young, talented designers got together in the hot sunshine in Gorky Park, Moscow to listen to Rogier’s keynote about Smart Cities and how design can link up with business and create cities that are not just more Livable but also more Lovable! It was a nice, outdoor event that made all of us […]
The Innoprom Forum in Ekaterinburg was fascinating, unexpected, optimistic and really about Design and Business. And that was the most impressive: that in a country where economy grows fast anyways, Design is seriously seen as a contribution to value, and growth. So seriously, that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev decided it was worth to join… I […]
Are you a journalist and you want to know more about the new Rijksmuseum, its design and its LED lighting? 12 June 2013 you have the opportunity to take part in a unique behind-the-scenes tour at one of the world’s most important museums. If you are interested, send me a message.
Australia’s biggest and most fun lighting event is back in Sydney with speakers such as Motoko Ishii and Emmanuel Clair… The big names of the industry I’d say! I speak on Thursday 6 June, and my talk is called “This is not a Lamp”. Is that an eyewink to Magritte? Surrealism? Does it reflect my […]