MOST IMPORTANTLY, what we care about most now is co-designing space with people in locales around the world. But not just any people. People who are interested in connecting in real life, connecting with one another, eye to eye so that we can have some good old fashioned human style conversation. It really is awesome when it happens. We get into it. There is a sparkle.
IN COLLABORATION WITH PHNOM PENH-based InSTEDD, we are co-creating a one-day only special event on December 9.
DK’s Akira Morita is working closesly with InSTEDD’s team to design a formal workshop for exploring innovation. What is real innovation? How do you create space to invite it? Project managers and others interested in making their projects work more elegantly are welcome. Our joint goal is to open new ways of thinking and invite insight that can lead to intriguing breakthroughs.
A VERY SAVVY team approached Design Kompany through a mutual friend and that opened the door to a fun project that tapped all of our best creative offerings. Naming, concepting, and brand identity design. That was exactly what they didn’t know they wanted, but appreciated, at the end, in the manner of clients preceding them. ‘NUK’ came about as a name idea after a series of serious conversations, and a visit to the site, which was then under construction.
IN THE SECOND INSTANCE, you think it’s good but you don’t know. You email your ex-girlfriend, you forget to attach it. You re-send, and you attach it. This is important, but she isn’t answering. You take pictures of it, and you don’t know which one is in the best light, so you put all five images up on instagram. You hope she sees it. Please hit that little heart.
‘N’ is a conversation installation.
Just 16 people, just once.
IN A BOOK called Kougu*, which in Japanese means “thinking tools,” author Masaharu Kato of ad agency Hakuhoudo offers a few tips to come up with fresh ideas. I’ve used them when coming up with ideas for our clients, and
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IT’S NOT ABOUT VISUALS, or smart and overpromising headlines. It’s about what’s here, right here, in our connected, subconscious, unconscious, and querying minds and hearts. It’s about our asking questions, and discovering, in doing so, our very humanness.
Thanks for visiting this page. Registration for ‘N’ Bangkok is now closed. —AS
ARE YOU CURIOUS about what it is? No details will be posted here, but if you are open to something different and very new, I am open to receiving a note from you. Contact DK >
Meantime, making tickets. And a guestlist. Very jazzed.