Jens Martin Skibsted, founding partner of Skibsted Ideation, KiBiSi and Biomega, is one of most inspiring and creative Danish designers and design thinkers, whose work has been accredited worldwide.
3:07:13 pm - Fri 25 Feb
To sum up Skibsted’s talk in one bumper sticker, “Think Bike.”
3:04:22 pm - Fri 25 Feb
Skibsted designs a variety of bikes that are far more individualistic and seamless in their construction than a BMX.
2:58:47 pm - Fri 25 Feb
The other problem Skibsted found was that a bicycle is seen in parts – seat, wheels, handlebars – whereas a car is seen as a whole single object.
2:56:31 pm - Fri 25 Feb
Skibsted created some design principles that would help bicycles to “beat” cars. This was based on why people choose cars – because they represent who they are.
2:52:37 pm - Fri 25 Feb
Skibsted telling us bicycles are more practical than cars. Yes, but they won’t help you pick up girls.
2:49:11 pm - Fri 25 Feb
Skibsted: “Everyone is afraid of not being loved, and everyone is afraid of not being adequate. Design is a cure for some of that.”
2:43:19 pm - Fri 25 Feb
Skibsted talks about the propagation of ideas into memes. To become a meme an idea requires three things – “variation, replication and selection.”
2:41:21 pm - Fri 25 Feb
Jens Martin Skibsted warms up the crowd by wearing a Springbok jersey. These designers are cunning.