NEWS

A HIGHER IMPORTANCE FOR CREATIVITY

We are always on the lookout for movements within the creative industry that are helping us progress positively, one of these is the movement towards a higher regard for creativity and creative minds that can personally relate to customers rather than depending solely on data and numbers…

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INTRODUCING THE NEW STEERING BOARD MEMBERS

We are proud to present the newest additions to the Steering Board team: Kendall Robbins, Wolfgang Kathan and Natsai Audrey Chieza. Each member has a great influence within the creative industry in their own unique way and are now able to share that with WORTH applicants…

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WORTH STEERING BOARD INTERVIEW: JULIA KOERNER

In our interview with WORTH Steering Board Member Julia Koerner. Julia is an award-winning designer working at the convergence of architecture, fashion and product design, we find out more about her industry experience and what advice she has for WORTH participants…

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WORTH SECOND CALL CLOSURE RESULTS

The WORTH Partnership Project Second Call came to a close last week, and we are blown away with the successful response we have received from designer, makers and tech firms. Find out about the information regarding applicants and what the next stage is in selecting the finalists…

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WORTH STEERING BOARD INTERVIEW: KOSTANTYN KOFTA

It was great to get to know our WORTH Steering Board Member Kostantyn Kofta, a Ukrainian fashion designer of his own fashion brand titled Kofta. We wanted to find out more about his work and experiences in the fashion industry to see what he will offer past and future WORTH…

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WORTH STEERING BOARD INTERVIEW: LESLIE HOLDEN

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing WORTH Steering Board Member Leslie Holden. We were fascinated to find out more about his fashion industry experiences and discover what he wishes above all to pass onto WORTH Partnership Project participants through out interview…

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WORTH STEERING BOARD INTERVIEW: WOLFGANG MILDNER

This week we got to know our Steering Board Member Wolfgang Mildner better through an interview, he is the owner and founder of MSWtech Germany. We wanted to find out more about his industry experience and what he can offer WORTH partnership project participants…

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WORTH STEERING BOARD INTERVIEW: KOLBRUN YR. GUNNARSDOTTIR

We were given the opportunity to interview our Steering Board Member Kolbrun Yr. Gunnarsdottir, who is a Designer, Stylist and Creative Director of Kolbrun & Idem Jewelry. We wanted to find out more about her brands and how WORTH Participants can benefit from her expertise…

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WORTH AMBASSADOR INTERVIEW: AUDRONE DRUNGILAITE

We were fortunate to interview the inspiring Ambassador Audrone Drungilaite who is the executive director of the Lithuanian Design Forum. We wanted to learn more about her experiences in the creative industry and what advice she has to offer WORTH Project participants…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: NEREA T. RUIZ

We got the opportunity to interview the fascinating WORTH Mentor Nerea T. Ruiz who is a Lecturer at both IED And SAE Institutes. We wanted to find out more about her career through our interview, as well as how she can pass her expertise onto Partnerships of WORTH…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: ANIELA HOITINK

This week we had an exciting interview with our WORTH Partnership Mentor Aniela Hoitink who is the founder of NEFFA and MycoTEX. We spoke to her to find out more about her work and what she can suggest to current and future WORTH Partnership Project participants…

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WORTH AMBASSADOR INTERVIEW: HANNA-KAISA ALANEN

This week it was great to interview our WORTH ambassador Hanna-Kaisa Alanen, a designer, doctoral candidate and Ornamo board member. During our interview we wanted to find out more about these experiences and what advice she has with WORTH participants…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: MARK TERBERG

This week we spoke with WORTH mentor Mark Terberg. Mark is the co-founder of the Dutch Fashion Foundation and has an amazingly long experience with business development. We interviewed him to find out about his career and advice for WORTH participants…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: SOPHIE ODIC

This week we had a aninterview with WORTH Mentor Sophie Odic who is a textile designer and freelance consultant with a broad range of industry experience regarding design. We talked with her to find out about what design means to her and her best advice for WORTH participants…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: RICARDO O’NASCIMENTO

This week we had the opportunity to interview WORTH mentor Ricardo O’Nascimento. We were curious to find out more about his work with innovation and wearable technology to see what advice he could pass onto our current and future Partnership Project participants…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: PAUL CELEN

This week was great to talk to our WORTH mentor from Italy, Ubaldo Spina, the Design department manager at CETMA research and technology manager. We find out about his experience in the industry and how he can pass this on to WORTH Project participants…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: UBALDO SPINA

This week was great to talk to our WORTH mentor from Italy, Ubaldo Spina, the Design department manager at CETMA research and technology manager. We find out about his experience in the industry and how he can pass this on to WORTH Project participants…

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WORTH INTRODUCES THE NEXT GROUP OF MENTORS

Our team of WORTH Mentors is made up of an amazing group of industry professionals that are assisting current Partnerships and will continue to do so for future participants including Paul Celen, Thomas Gnahm, Ubaldo Spina, Sophie Odic + Ricardo O’Nascimento…

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WORTH MENTOR INTERVIEW: JANOS KERESNYEI

This week we were happy to be able to interview our WORTH mentor from Hungary: Janos Keresnyei, Creative director of Kerko Media Kft. We spoke with him to find out more about his fascinating experiences, innovation in the industry and advice for WORTH applicants…

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WORTH AMBASSADOR INTERVIEW: JORGE CERVEIRA PINTO

This week WORTH had the pleasure to interview WORTH ambassador from Portugal Jorge Cerveira Pinto With his focus on innovation, we wanted to understand what this personally means to him and his advice for cross-boarder collaborations…

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