Category Archives: Work in progress

The Ecologies of Social Engagement

  At the Cumulus Conference in Aveiro, 8-10 May 2014, called ‘What’s On: Cultural diversity, Social Engagement, Shifting education’, I participated in the Social Engagement theme as a co-chair. In this post I pick out some highlights from the papers

The Ecologies of Social Engagement

  At the Cumulus Conference in Aveiro, 8-10 May 2014, called ‘What’s On: Cultural diversity, Social Engagement, Shifting education’, I participated in the Social Engagement theme as a co-chair. In this post I pick out some highlights from the papers

Agents of Alternatives – what’s new!

A quick update on the collaborative book, started here at window874. We recently launched and shared our crowd funding campaign at sponsume: http://www.sponsume.com/project/agents-alternatives-redesigning-our-realities which will still be up and running for 6 more days, so you can secure yourself a unique

Agents of Alternatives – what’s new!

A quick update on the collaborative book, started here at window874. We recently launched and shared our crowd funding campaign at sponsume: http://www.sponsume.com/project/agents-alternatives-redesigning-our-realities which will still be up and running for 6 more days, so you can secure yourself a unique

DRESS for summer – an Open collection!

We would like to invite you to the second MODE UNCUT project: 2 days of OPEN designing & making clothes 24th & 25th of May @ Made in Kallio, Vaasankatu 14, Helsinki (Finland)   Program: Saturday 24.05.2014: Open Summer Collection Magazine

DRESS for summer – an Open collection!

We would like to invite you to the second MODE UNCUT project: 2 days of OPEN designing & making clothes 24th & 25th of May @ Made in Kallio, Vaasankatu 14, Helsinki (Finland)   Program: Saturday 24.05.2014: Open Summer Collection Magazine

Agents of Alternatives – make it a reality!

Here at window874 we have been working on an independently published book called Agents of Alternatives: Re-designing Our Realities. It explores the visions, projects, tools and impacts of diverse change agents who are designing and  making things happen, creating new

Agents of Alternatives – make it a reality!

Here at window874 we have been working on an independently published book called Agents of Alternatives: Re-designing Our Realities. It explores the visions, projects, tools and impacts of diverse change agents who are designing and  making things happen, creating new

Reflective consumption

Figure 1. Teresa showing Sirpa how the ‘half-made’ mittens are stitched together. As part of our on-going activities to explore design’s role in creating new ‘value propositions’ for emergent enterprise models, we ran a three day Pop-Up Shop in Lahti,

Reflective consumption

Figure 1. Teresa showing Sirpa how the ‘half-made’ mittens are stitched together. As part of our on-going activities to explore design’s role in creating new ‘value propositions’ for emergent enterprise models, we ran a three day Pop-Up Shop in Lahti,

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop, 30. Jan – 1. Feb 2014, Lahti, Finland  We are welcoming designers, sellers and participants from the 30th Jan. – 1st Feb. 2014 to the first Open Fashion Design Pop-up shop! It is a

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop

The Open Fashion Design Pop-Up Shop, 30. Jan – 1. Feb 2014, Lahti, Finland  We are welcoming designers, sellers and participants from the 30th Jan. – 1st Feb. 2014 to the first Open Fashion Design Pop-up shop! It is a

MODE UNCUT – to challenge the existing

 MODE UNCUT   The Open Fashion Design Network – Re-patterning the fashion industry, stitch by stitch! Yesterday, the 14th January 2014 we soft launched the recently established Open Fashion Design Network: MODE UNCUT. MODE UNCUT aims to challenge the existing system

MODE UNCUT – to challenge the existing

 MODE UNCUT   The Open Fashion Design Network – Re-patterning the fashion industry, stitch by stitch! Yesterday, the 14th January 2014 we soft launched the recently established Open Fashion Design Network: MODE UNCUT. MODE UNCUT aims to challenge the existing system