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Scandinavian MIND is a magazine and a platform covering the intersection of lifestyle and technology.We believe that convergence of different fields is the way forward for technology, fashion, design, mobility, entertainment, gaming, and other industries.
Our content is aimed at early adopters, opinion leaders, industry insiders, and other curious minds that want to keep a close eye on the Scandinavian market and get an update on key global events.
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Scandinavian MIND Konrad Olsson

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Scandinavian MIND is a magazine and a platform covering the intersection of lifestyle and technology.We believe that convergence of different fields is the way forward for technology, fashion, design, mobility, entertainment, gaming, and other industries.
Our content is aimed at early adopters, opinion leaders, industry insiders, and other curious minds that want to keep a close eye on the Scandinavian market and get an update on key global events.
Join us in our quest for a better world.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Giulio Bonazzi (Aquafil) on the importance of recycling

    Giulio Bonazzi (Aquafil) on the importance of recycling

    Giulio Bonazzi is the CEO of Aquafil, a leading Italian producer of Nylon materials. Guilio has longstanding experience from the fashion industry and is known for spearheading ECONYL®, a recycled nylon made from industrial plastic, waste fabric, and fishing nets.
    In this conversation, Giulio talks about:
    — Why it is so complex to recycle clothing.
    — Why recycling should be the last resort after reuse and restoration. 
    — How better legislation, education and eco-design is vital moving forward.
    — How the next decade is the most crucial ever for our planet. 
    This conversation was originally part of Fashion Futures Live, an event from Fashion Innovation.
    The Scandinavian Mind podcast a bi-weekly show, about the intersection of lifestyle and technology. 
    This is the last episode if our first season. We’ll be back with new episodes and an extended podcast offering after the summer. 
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    • 19 min
    Karinna Nobbs and Marjorie Hernandez (The Dematerialised) on digital fashion

    Karinna Nobbs and Marjorie Hernandez (The Dematerialised) on digital fashion

    Karinna Nobbs and Marjorie Hernandez are founders of The Dematerialised. A new marketplace for digital fashion, or as they call themselves a market space. They are pioneering the world of digital style, authenticated by blockchain technology. 
    In this conversation, Karinna and Marjorie talks about:
    — Computer-generated representation of an accessory or a garment
    — The common misconception that digital fashion is solely digital
    — Dematerialising a very physical industry.
    — The amazing possibilities of NFTS when one finally understands them.
    — Reaching out to fashionistas, gamers, and the crypto community at the same time.
    — How the internet will the metaverse, not necessarily connected to —gaming
    — Why good innovation has to be either beautiful or invisible. 
    — If you buy a digital good, you want to actually own it. 
    — Every piece on the dematerialised market space should be an NFT to stay unique.
    — How NFTs can help brands and business to build communities.
    — How experiencing the ”NFT high” only works when you first purchase something. 
    — NFTs will do good for content creators, much like social media has.
    — Why the Dematerialised designers will be around 13 years old.
    The Scandinavian Mind podcast a bi-weekly show, about the intersection of lifestyle and technology. Every Wednesday, we publish an in-depth interview with an innovator from the worlds of design, fashion, beauty, mobility or tech. And every Friday, we publish a panel talk or other behind the scenes content from the world of Scandinavian MIND. 
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    • 47 min
    Elmgreen & Dragset on artistic responsibility

    Elmgreen & Dragset on artistic responsibility

    Artist duo Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset are two of the most influential artists in the world, and has been flying the flag for witty and political art under the name Elmgreen & Dragset for the last two decades.
    Sculptures and installations include the Prada Marfa, Powerless Structures at Trafalgar Square, The Collectors at Venice Biennale, and most recently, Life Rings located at Djurgården in Stockholm. 
    In this episode, we talk about:
    — Being a two-headed monster as an artist duo.
    — If NFTs are future proof.
    — Taking the surrounding into consideration when raising a sculpture.
    — Using the Scandinavian heritage in a global message.
    — The problems and benefits of doing commercial collaborations.
    — Balancing the pros and cons of using outside help to produce their art, or making everything from scratch.
    The Scandinavian Mind podcast a bi-weekly show, about the intersection of lifestyle and technology. 
    Every Wednesday, we publish an in-depth interview with an innovator from the worlds of design, fashion, beauty, mobility or tech. And every Friday, we publish a panel talk or other behind the scenes content from the world of Scandinavian MIND.
    Don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter, to stay updated on the latest news and learn about upcoming talks and events. Visit scandinavianmind.com/newsletter.

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    • 33 min
    Lotta Kopra (Spinnova) on innovating textiles  

    Lotta Kopra (Spinnova) on innovating textiles  

    Lotta Kopra is Chief Commercial Officer at Spinnova, a Finnish innovation company that creates sustainable textile fibre out of wood and waste, using zero hazardous chemicals and 99% less water than cotton. 
    When Lotta joined Spinnova in 2019, the company had a tech innovation but no commercial product. Now Spinnova is working with brands such as H&M Group, Bestseller, Marimekko, and most recently, Adidas. 
    In this conversation, Lotta talks about:
    How imitating spiders spinning their webs was the birth of Spinnova.
    How the consumer sentiment is leaning towards sustainability, but the purchase pattern still shows that people buy fast fashion.
    How younger generations are ready to pay more for sustainable fashion.
    How the industry needs to take responsibility of a problem it’s created.
    How the Spinnova material differs from cotton in price, quality, and sustainability.
    Their goal of producing 1 million tonnes of textile fibre this decade, meaning 4% of the global cotton production.
    The Scandinavian Mind podcast a bi-weekly show, about the intersection of lifestyle and technology. 
    Every Wednesday, we publish an in-depth interview with an innovator from the worlds of design, fashion, beauty, mobility or tech. And every Friday, we publish a panel talk or other behind the scenes content from the world of Scandinavian MIND. 
    Don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter, to stay updated on the latest news and learn about upcoming talks and events.
      
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    • 38 min
    How to launch your brand in Stockholm

    How to launch your brand in Stockholm

    Today we are revisiting a talk Konrad Olsson gave for Vocast, a brand sharing platform based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Vocast asked us to come and talk about Scandinavian MIND, and what fashion brands should think about then entering the Stockholm market. 
    The Scandinavian Mind podcast a bi-weekly show, about the intersection of lifestyle and technology. 
    Every Wednesday, we publish an in-depth interview with an innovator from the worlds of design, fashion, beauty, mobility or tech.  And every Friday, we publish a panel talk or other behind the scenes content from the world of Scandinavian MIND. 
    Don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter, to stay updated on the latest news and learn about upcoming talks and events.
      
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    • 36 min
    Petter Stordalen (Nordic Choice) on staying positive

    Petter Stordalen (Nordic Choice) on staying positive

    Petter Stordalen is the founder of Nordic Choice Hotels, and owner of several iconic travel and hotel establishments in Scandinavia, including Hurtigruten, Ving airlines, and At Six hotel in Stockholm.
    In this conversation, Petter talks about:
    — The new Comfort Hotel Solna having one and a half solar panels per room. 
    — The past year’s challenge of running hotels.
    — How Nordic people and their optimistic mentality helps during a crisis
    — How the glass is always half full in the Nordics.
    — How the last 15 months have been more brutal to the travel industry than all the previous crisis, combined. 
    — Taking brutal choices in firing friends and colleagues. 
    — What he does to keep his employees optimistic by trying not to focus on the numbers.
    — Why zoom meetings will never beat physical ones.
    — The future of inter-Nordic travel.
    — His best advice for any company that is struggling. 
    The Scandinavian Mind podcast a bi-weekly show, about the intersection of lifestyle and technology. 
    Every Wednesday, we publish an in-depth interview with an innovator from the worlds of design, fashion, beauty, mobility or tech. 
    And every Friday, we publish a panel talk or other behind the scenes content from the world of Scandinavian MIND. 
    Don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter, to stay updated on the latest news and learn about upcoming talks and Clubhouse sessions.
      
    Visit ScandinavianMIND.com/Newsletter

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 35 min

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