infovore + spaces   2

designswarm thoughts » Blog Archive » Ikea and coffee: Thoughts on innovation hubs
"It fools the government into thinking Local Development Agencies (LDAs) attract young creative people in “the regions”, and it fails to support the local young talent who probably prefer hanging out with their laptop in a place with perfect coffee. After all that’s how the Royal Society was created… I’ve been up and down the UK and those innovation spaces have the worst coffee in the universe. Just saying."
coffee  innovation  creativity  spaces 
august 2010 by infovore
gewgaw » Place Making
"While creepily capitalist in its language, the scholarship within it is sound – echoing theories that Jacobs, Alexander others presented decades ago. What’s more – it contains a lot of the same arguments for iterative design that you see in traditional game design tomes. (For a special treat – try replacing the phrases like “destination” and “retail” with “MMO” and “boxed-game”)"
games  architecture  experience  friends  place  spaces  cities 
july 2009 by infovore

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: