The Moon Exhibition Lockdown Special aims to support the creative community during the crisis by connecting them and giving them a platform to express their ideas.
Since we are all stuck inside, we thought it would be a good idea to bring the Forward Festival to your home! Eike König believes education should be for free, therefore his talk is the first one for you to enjoy.
New festival topics always open up new possibilities for us at Forward. For this year's DIGITAL EYES, we aim to extend your reality with our AR App and now also our with our Instagram face filters.
A few days before the first festival, we do not have one but three face filters created by Allan Berger (@ultrakawaii4000) and Maximilian Prag (@maximilianprag).
Have a look at them and try them out on our Instagram.
We have met with Artefact, an up-and-coming mixed reality company from Vienna to talk about this new medium, their work and approach to projects, and the recent collaboration with Forward Festival.
Humans crave their five basic senses. While sight and hearing get covered quite well in the digital world, smell, touch and taste are often left behind.
160 trees on 7 floors - that is what IKEA is hoping to achieve for its newest store in the center of Vienna. Modeled on a bookshelf, it will be an open, friendly building with lots of greenery on all four sides of the facade and on the roof, which will be accessible to everyone.
When Drieke Leenknegt started working for Nike, sneakers were something you bought for doing sports, period. At a time, when there was no such thing as hype around sportswear, when nobody would even have dreamt of people queuing for a pair of shoes.
The last week in Vienna was all about the country's biggest tennis event: the ERSTE Bank Open 2019. Besides the triumphant win of the Austrian superstar Dominic Thiem, once again the trophies came into the limelight.
Graffiti artist Banksy says he has been forced to open his own homeware store following a legal dispute involving a greeting cards company. The new store, called Gross Domestic Product sells art, homewares and disappointment to randomly selected buyers who must answer the question: “Why does art matter?”.
Lately we haven't been able to get to work without noticing certain posters all over town. With the start of the new season at Burgtheater, quite a lot has changed; not only the program or the people working on it but also the entire look and feel.
Less of a fortress, more of a theatre, more inter-, less national. Artistic director Martin Kušej is on a mission to erase the term „Burg“ for Burgtheater - a vision that needed its visual identity to go along with.
AR is becoming constantly more available through face filters on Social Media. What happens when you let people enhance their own reality?
Can design save our planet? As the Amazon rainforests are still burning and other ugly things are happening on earth, designers may ask themselves: how can we have a positive impact through design? By choosing your clients wisely, designing smart disposable packaging and environmental or political campaigns, and thus generally promoting a healthier and happier Earth through design - there are thousands of ways. And more importantly: don't let your head down because of the disappearance of Banksy's Brexit mural in London.
If you are passionate about typography and design, there is no way around the name of Erik Spiekermann. The Berlin-based creator designed the famous classical font FF Meta and is the author of various typography literature. During his career, he worked on legendary projects like the graphic appearance of the city of Berlin, the control system of Düsseldorf Airport and the corporate design of Volkswagen and Audi.
Over 2.200 visitors, 2 days, 1 location, more than 50 speakers and a lot of oddness – that was the Grande Finale of Forward Festival 2019 in Hamburg and all we can say is: Odd My God!
Over 2.000 visitors, 2 days, 1 location, more than 30 speakers and a lot of oddness – that was Forward Festival 2019 in Munich and we're oddly satisfied.
It’s pride month and EuroPride in Vienna is only a few days away. In celebration of all things pride and to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the retailer Everpress teamed up with artist agency Grand Matter curated a collection of t-shirts. Each t-shirt has been designed by another creative.
Stefan Sagmeister is certainly one of the most innovative and inspiring designers and graphic artists. Known as a "philosopher among designers", he not only designs covers for The Rolling Stones, Jay Z, David Byrne and OK Go but also initiates exciting communication projects. Together with his professional partner Jessica Walsh, he is among the leading agencies as SAGMEISTER & WALSH.
Milano Design Week - Austrian Exhibition turns Sala Reale into Design Pool: Over 40 top designers and manufacturers in the former imperial waiting room – ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA presents “Austrian Design – Pleasure & Treasure”.
Vienna, the capital of Austria, has been rebranded - a new visual identity and brand strategy that aims to serve its citizens, as well as its increasing number of tourists.
The fire of Notre-Dame de Paris - "Our Lady of Paris" - profoundly shocked not only the French but the whole world. As the smoke cleared, billionaires already bid high sums for the rebuilding of the iconic church. French Luxury conglomerates - as the owner of Kering (Gucci, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, ...) pledged € 100 million and LVMH (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Givenchy) € 200 million. Currently, the funds pass the € 600 million mark with the help of Apple and other international brands.