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Those Who Connect The Dots — A conversation with Kasper Birkeholm

This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews exploring the notion of Nordic creativity and innovation. To find out more about the project, please click hereSince 2009, Kasper Birkeholm has been with the Danish Technological Institute (DTI), in charge of developing and running the publicly funded Inventor Advisory Service (IAS). Each year, the Inventor Advisory Servicehelps thousands of...

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Learning From Reality — A Conversation with Susana Tosca

This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews exploring the notion of Nordic creativity and innovation. To find out more about the project, please click here.At a time where leading scholars, business leaders, and advocates are pushing for fundamental reforms of established teaching methodologies and school systems, encouraging a transformation of the current approach to education that can...

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An Element of Stubborness — A Conversation with Klaus Thomsen

This post is the first in an ongoing series of interviews exploring the notion of Nordic creativity and innovation. To find out more about it, please click here.In 2013, LA-based writer and editor Mason Curry published “Daily Rituals: How Artists Work,”a fascinating compendium of the rigurous — and often disturbing — schedules and working habits of 161 creative minds including Nikola Tesla, Philip...

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Is There Such A Thing As Nordic Creativity?

The question has been poking at my brain for a while.When I moved to Copenhagen from Caracas via London, back in 2013, the perceived Nordicness of everything around me was so evident — so distinct from what I had experienced before — that I didn’t contest it. I just marvelled at the novelty of it all. But now that I have gotten used to the sleek shapes and the clean lines, the thrilling crime...

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