Convivial Studio is an experimental design studio focused on creating ‘emotionally engaging experiences with an element of wonder.’ Co-founded by creative technologist Paul Ferragut and designer Ann-Kristin Abel, the London-based studio works across the platforms of design, technology, fashion, and art. Much of the work that comes out of the studio deals with the ‘phygital’ […]

GIANANTONIO LOCATELLI Founder, Museo della Merda


Agricultural entrepreneur Gianantonio Locatelli opened the Museo della Merda (Museum of Shit) in Lombardy in 2015. Housed in a medieval castle sited on his dairy farm, the museum highlights the uses of excrement: methane from cow dung is used as an energy source, while the dung itself is not only used as fertilizer but as […]

Jon Marshal – Co Founder and Director of MAP

Jon Marshal - Co Founder and Director of MAP

London-based creative consultancy Map specializes in strategy industrial design. Map’s clients include Virgin Atlantic, Google and Panasonic as well as startups such as Kano and BeeLine. Jon Marshall was listed as one of Creative Review’s top 50 creative leaders in 2016; the team at Map has won over 25 international design awards and Map is […]

Joe Gebbia – Cofounder AirBnb

Joe Gebbia was an entrepreneur from an early age and Airbnb’s ground-breaking online peer-to-peer rental platform began in his San Francisco apartment. Airbnb now has over two million listings in over 190 countries, and has created a new economic model for thousands of people around the world. He recently launched Samara, an innovation and design […]

Frances Edgerly – Cofounder Assemble

Frances Edgerly

Visual artist and designer Frances Edgerley is a cofounder of the Assemble architecture collective. Her background is in philosophy and psychology, and her personal artistic practice includes digital art, sculpture, and performance. Assemble develops successful projects on problematic public spaces, using design as a tool for improving the city’s social and cultural life. Assemble’s groundbreaking […]