science
OUR READING LIST
UN worries over AI, entirely 3D printed neighbourhoods, and cloud seeding
DESIGN
Front and Moroso invite the wilderness in in furniture collection Design by Nature
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
A green version of the super-material graphene transforms the industry
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
Revolutionary reusable sanitary protection is about to hit the market
INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER LIVING
This solar cell can be powered by ordinary indoor light
OUR READING LIST
Drone art installations, Germany’s electric vehicle shock, and Apple event
Q&A / FASHIONTECH
”It’s key to actively offer your customers to buy second-hand pieces in your regular sales channels to fully normalize pre-owned garments”
GUSTAV WESSMAN
On how to make the flourishing vintage market even more relevant
Q&A / THE PAST AND THE FUTURE
”People’s hopes, dreams, and even fears about the future are as important as technical, scientific, and economic development”
HENRIK BRISSMAN
On whether the way we look at the future has changed over times — and how
Scandinavian MIND x Initiativ Utö
Initiativ Utö wants to save the Baltic Sea with wetlands
ISSUE 2
Introducing: Scandinavian MIND Issue 2 — The Great Tech Infusion
SCIENCE
Scientists reach major breakthrough to start industrial production of artificial spider silk
LIFESTYLE
This researcher shares how to create summer memories that last
OUR READING LIST
Child-friendly LSD, Concorde 2.0, and digital beauty
Q&A / DESIGN
”We believe it should be a hygiene factor for any company to know your impact and to own your impact”
SANNA FEHRMAN
On collaborating with researchers on a tool to identify — and cut — emissions
Design
The secret behind the sudden boom for weighted products
Innovation
New innovation makes the super material graphene from biomass
Q&A / TEXTILE SCIENCE
”Seaweed, manure, and straw will be developed for cellulosic textile fibres”
ANNE-CHARLOTTE HANNING
On the new EU-funded project making fibres of novel waste streams
Q&A / Beauty & Science
”Massive DNA sequencing studies have expanded our insights of the ecological and functional characteristics of the microbiome”
ANN’LAURE DEMESSANT
On the latest research on how good and bad bacteria affect our skin
PODCAST
Niclas Olsson (BrainLit) on simulating daylight with Biocentric lighting
Beauty
Science-based Beauté Pacifique uses Nordic superfruits for innovative serum
SCANDINAVIAN MIND X BRAINLIT
”We bring the natural light indoors, and ­trigger the hormonal effects.”
NICLAS M OLSSON
CEO of Brainlit, on the benefits of daylight
Science
Unique features of quinoa starch helped scientists create successful beauty tech business
Technology
New electronic skin can react to pain like human skin
Essay / Business
”To be really innovative you must encourage the pursuit of imperfection”
ROLAND-PHILIPPE KRETZSCHMAR
On beating machines by being more human
Design
Jan Klingler’s Bacteria lamp is a crossover between science, art, and industrial design