FAQs

HI. We are on the road with Atelier S P A C E, a roving international atelier salon series. Are you curious? This is a good time to ask us any questions popping up as you peruse this site. Your thoughtful questions will help us make this site, and our…

A nomadic existence

Design Kompany is hosting an online forum in which people who don't know one another---from around the world---are connecting and conversing, every week. LIFE ON THE ROAD. Digital nomad, or modern gypsy? If you found yourself, as we did, somehow on the road indefinitely and working off the internet in…

Up II

'MADE IT.' 'What?' 'The accountability thing.' 'What thing?' 'You know. Getting you to write down what you want to do this week. And then asking you if you did it.' '...' 'You said you wanted that, right?' 'That was like, half a year ago!' 'Yeah, sorry. But. I've gotten some…

Nomad life of artist-wanderers

FOUND THIS. From Culture360: In 1996 Michael Haerdter of Berlin's Künstlerhaus Bethanien called artists “post-modern nomads” or “wanderers between cultures”.  Migrating artists, he said, "belong with the many transcultural messengers of a world whose keywords are nomadism and globalism." Goes on to say the fact that we see the invention (and…

Love & Relationships

IN THIS PRIVATE conversation space in an online forum sequence, you'll be able to explore your honest thoughts about love and relationships in a remarkable way. People will not know you. You will not know them. The idea is that through an anonymous forum, a very specific kind of forum…

The things to come

[caption id="attachment_7550" align="alignleft" width="2000"] 'The Book of Red,' by Design Kompany // Đà Lạt 2015 // find it on instagram @dkompany [/caption]   ***   WAKING UP IN A NEW PLACE, not the train and not the bus and not the old house(s). Back in Phnom Penh, but seeing it from new…

Ten or maybe eleven

THE POLL IS GOING, and is almost finished, I think, where we are seeing if 16 people can agree on a date for 'N'. At the time of this writing (12.10PM), ten have. Ten people, people I have just met (some on the street, some on the big road, a…

Writing and eating

TWO THINGS today, on the agenda. Going through the conversations, going through the highlights of posts, of sharings to date, of learnings-as-we-went, and the reflections from 'N' in Phnom Penh, Bangkok, London, and the ones in progress in Copenhagen and Hanoi. Today I will focus on getting things into a…
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