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Rolf Skjöldebrand, Non-Violence

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June 9, 8:00am • GT30 • part of a series on Survival


“Clothes make a statement, costume tells a story.” - All the way from New York, we invited Emmy-nominated costume designer Jenn Rogien, behind the costume of successful series Girls and Orange is the New Black. Jenn shared stories and experiences on the story telling power of clothes and what it takes to make a career in costume design. 

In collaboration with Fashion Week Stockholm AW17 / Photographer: Olof Grind.

Thanks to our local sponsors PROPERCORN​ and Alma AB​! And big hugs to our global partners MailChimp​, Shutterstock​ and Wix​! <3!

“Clothes make a statement, costume tells a story.” Jen Rogien concludes her Fashion Talks x Creative Mornings presentation from Alma. Speaking of her successful series Girls and Orange is the New Black, Jenn touches on the costumes of the shows iconic characters and how her ambition to making them “look real” has spurred the debate on body image, race, gender and identity. “I dont beleive in rules for dressing”. At Alma, Nybrogata 8, in creative collaboration with Fashion Week Stockholm.

We’re looking for a community manager to join our Stockholm team!Are you an early mornings riser, fan of creativity, creative mornings and social media? Perfect! You should join our team!We’re looking for a Community Manager, to effectively manage and grow our social communities. You’ll be rewarded with access to the Creative Mornings family with people from over 157 cities in 58 countries, as well as access to all Creative Mornings events in Stockholm, free coffee and new friends!
You will be responsible for:
- Creating, planning and delivering engaging social content to help maintain and grow our social channels (primarily Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, potentially Snapchat etc..)
- Listen and engage in relevant social discussion about Creative Mornings or creativity related topics. 
- Prior talks, post inspiring content to help promote the coming events.
- During talks, actively listen to the speaker and share quotes, tweets, Instagram Stories, Facebook live videos etc. to the community. 
- After talks, create albums summarizing previous speaker. Also to maintain an interest in between events. 
- Together with photographer, videographer, digital manager and other team members, produce creative content for our platforms. Sounds like something for you? Great! Then send us an application including one example Facebook-update about something related to creativity that you think could be of value to our followers. Send to: stockholmcreativemornings@gmail.com.

YES we got a bunch of new, fresh videos up! Here’s the talk from our SXSW Special with Jung Relations - Enjoy!

Wowza!! Curious how our Creative Mornings SXSW Special with Jung Relations, looked like? Check out this photos by our brilliant photographer Richard Ortega

…Oguzhan Erim! You’re the lucky winner of the Creative Mornings Lufthansa contest, meaning, you just won yourself a Trip to Silicon Valley and an insight lunch with Toca Boca’s Björn Jeffrey! CONGRATS!!!

Win a Trip to Silicon Valley and an Insight Lunch with Björn Jeffrey! 

We are and proud to have Lufthansa as our sponsor for Creative Mornings SXSW Special with Jung Relations. For our event, they cooked up a little something for you guys (well not so little..) so keep on reading because you don’t want to miss this! ———“At Lufthansa, we have a long tradition of supporting emerging markets, industries and businesses. This summer we have our eyes set on bringing Europe even closer to the future. On July 1st our new nonstop flight to Silicon Valley commences! Since networking is our thing, we would like to welcome you to take off with us and enjoy a Silicon Valley insight lunch with Björn Jeffrey, CEO and Co-founder Toca Boca”. 

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MORE THAN WORDS

… a brief talk with Yashar Moradbakhti, CEO of Lingio an app with the ambition to reinvent language learning, and key speaker at Creative Mornings Sthlm on February 26th.

What is language to you?

Well, obviously language is what helps us communicate, to understand each other in an everyday context. But I think that it is deeper than that, I think that when you are learning another language you start to appreciate that culture more. Discovering languages makes us grow as persons.

I know what you mean, its been said that learning languages benefits everything from resistance to Alzheimers to emotional intelligence, what’s your take on that?

I totally agree. Learning a second or third or 39th language is like cross fit for the brain, it helps us become smarter, happier and more accepting as people. It literally lifts us up.  

Speaking of altruism, Lingio recently added some new features aimed to help refugees learn the language quicker; can you tell us about it?

Sure, as I said before I think that learning the language is the key to any culture, and we just felt that we had a really great tool that could help people in very vulnerable situation. We wanted to support refugees in learning the local language of their new adopted country. So we added a chat function and Arabic and soon we’ll add Farsi too. I think our approach in the app makes it easy to start learning, and as soon as you’ve begun learning the language it’s easier to understand people, culture etc. It’s an upward spiral, its positive for everyone!

Inspiring stuff! And what will you talk about on Friday?

I’ll talk about the linguistic journey of mankind. And how language is essential to understanding culture and ourselves – how we are all global citizens. We just have to realise it.  

About time
… a brief talk with Jens Lanvin, Head of trend & future research, Ipsos and key speaker at Creative Mornings Sthlm on January 29th.

What is time to you?

Time defines everything we know. It defines life itself. But time is different in different settings and to different people. Since the industrial revolution time has equalled efficiency, how much work you are able to squeeze in to a certain amount of time. But I think that is about to change. We add new variables to time. What time is to me? Like Einstein concluded: It’s relative.

Is the definition of time is changing?

I wouldn’t say that the definition is changing. It’s still the measure of a certain period, divided in to minutes, hours, years etc. But our way of appreciating it is changing. We don’t just look at it from a how-much-will-I-be-able-to-squeeze-in perspective but instead ask what will I get out of it? Look for example at some of the most popular app-store apps. They basically measure time but they also add something – engagement in some way. I guess it boils down to the old saying that time in itself is nothing, but what you do with it is everything.

What is your best advice regarding time?

Live in the moment!

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