At Small Spaces, 6 top French studios assembled for 24 hours to support each other in forming new products to serve the urban dweller. Cut&Paste hackathons involve design & innovation focused on hardware niches such as:
LaunchBox is an online contest showcasing fresh industrially designed products seeking crowdfunding. With the first contest focused on Europe, each entrant seeks exposure, feedback and supporters in advance of launching their campaigns for starter funds, including the grand prize €10,000.
Animation collaborations like London's Hero and Family Tree brought top studios to collaborate in exquisite corpse format on character-driven storytelling. Studios included Blackmeal, Mummu, Fred & Eric, Animade, Territory, & Goldenwolf.
At CHARACTERIZED @ FMX, we posed an impromptu creation of Alter Ego renditions on existing characters. Over 120 new designs in 2D and 3D were created to a passing crowd of spectators throughout the conference.