Fashion, Art & Design

Fashion, Art
& Design

Sheena Matheieken

Why I wore one dress for a year?

Sheena Matheiken shares her motivations behind starting the Uniform Project and how it succeeded in creating a worldwide platform without the aid of traditional marketing. The viral success of the U.P on the web has resulted in a loyal community that spans the globe.

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Calvin Soh

Good is Contagious

Calvin Soh, a seasoned advertising professional, questions the extremities of good and bad and gives us a colorful yet sensibly pragmatic approach to creating social change. He coins his holistic approach to problem-solving the “Beautiful Compromise”.

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Simon Roberts

A Positively Designed Future

“Nobody needs to travel across the globe to make a positive change,” says Simon Roberts, a member of the senior team at Positive Posters. Instead, look into your own local communities and connect with the next generation—the ones who are inheriting our mess.

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Kristina Dryza

Japan: Trendsetter of the Future?

Japan has exhibited admirable poise and strength in the aftermath of this latest natural disaster. Trend expert Krystina Dryza takes us through a sampling of Japanese aesthetic and philosophical approaches that may pave the path for building stronger, sounder societies.

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Sheena Matheiken

We all want to instigate change. Where can an individual start?

In my talk about the Uniform Project and emerging models of creative enterprise, I share my motivations behind starting U.P and how we succeeded in creating a worldwide platform without the aid of traditional marketing. The viral success of the U.P rests solely on the power of the social web and has resulted in a loyal community that spans the globe.

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Sheena Matheiken

Little Black Dress

A really simple idea can sometimes move mountains. All it took was a ‘Little Black Dress’ for a feisty young woman in New York to raise US $100,000 for educating children living in the slums in India.…

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