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Looking at audiovisual archives: understanding AI technology

Through Artificial Eyes

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An NFT digital fashion auction for a meaningful cause

Unfur

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Immerse yourself digitally in the ancient empire of Persia

Persepolis Reimagined

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Understanding your feelings and emotions with the help of emojis

feelee app

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A sustainable, serverless website for a great cause

The Ocean Cleanup

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Reflecting our need for continuous online interaction

Touch for Luck

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Turning data into meaningful and compelling stories

Unicef's Changing Childhood project

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A new way of walking: immerse yourself virtually in fab shoes

Manolo Blahnik Archives

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Sharing positivity: a digital view on a more sustainable world

Slowness: Encyclopedia of the Farm

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Digitally commemorating climbing Mount Everest

First Ascent

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Meet our heads of curation: sharing impactful digital design

Dutch Digital Design Heads of Curation

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Partner in the Spotlight: Rōnin, designed different from the start

Partner in the Spotlight: Rōnin

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Partner in the Spotlight: IN10’s DNA = positive change

Partner in the Spotlight: IN10

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Partner in the Spotlight: International ambitions - with Verve

Partner in the Spotlight: Verve

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Partner in the Spotlight: diverse and inclusive with Bravoure

Partner in the Spotlight: Bravoure

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Partner in the Spotlight: the Adventure Club culture

Partner in the Spotlight: Adventure Club

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World Earth Day 2022: ecological artist Thijs Biersteker

World Earth Day 2022: Thijs Biersteker - ecological artist

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SXSW: 'The Future of Experiences' presented by Dutch agencies

SXSW event: The Future of Experiences

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Partner in the Spotlight: Resoluut creates New Emotions

Partner in the Spotlight: Resoluut

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Nicole Pickett-Groen: European Design Awards jury member

Nicole Pickett-Groen: European Design Awards jury member

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Open source design: helping solitary bees, and our planet
Bee Home
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Together with SPACE10 - IKEA's research and design lab - and designer Tanita Klein, Dutch technology driven design studio Bakken & Bæck created Bee Home - a digital platform that makes it easy to create a sophisticated sanctuary for one of the most vital living species on our planet: solitary bees. Bees that don’t produce wax or honey, but simply act as pollinators.

The agency shows how democratic - open source - design can help re-balance our relationship with the planet. By offering a digital platform that allows anyone, anywhere, to design, customise and download their own Bee Home. The website guides you through the process: choosing the height, number of floors, and how you would like the Bee Home to be positioned. The site then generates the design plans and printable instructions. Next you will need to find a local 'makerspace' by entering your location on the website - to make your actual Bee Home.

Bakken & Bæck also created a playful visual identity that brings the Bee Home concept alive, and the Bee Home community together, digitally and physically.

A great balance between fun, fresh design and a DIY feel. It cleverly shows how open source design can be an empowering force.

Results

  • > 150 features/articles internationally
  • > 30,000 open source files downloaded
  • > 1,200 Bee Homes have been registered by the community across the globe, including Austria, France, Japan, Hungary and many other countries