FORWARD and ONLINEPRINTERS are teaming up to create a community-driven magazine asking creatives what makes them happy. All it takes to participate is a white canvas and the color black - digital or analogue - to create a blissful moment from scratch. A selection of all the submitted works will be printed and published in “The Happy Zine”.
In her masterclass at our Forward Festival Hamburg, the “Mother of Social Media Dragons”, Dot Lung, will teach you 6 important elements to craft the $100,000 post on Instagram. You’ll learn a proven method to generate brand awareness, build meaningful relationships with your audience and how to create a strategy for your business and navigate the digital world like a pro. Learn what exactly to post, when to post and how to post it.
Emily Cohen is your business partner, truth-teller, and shrink. She consults design and creative businesses to bring out the best in them - by cutting out the bullshit. At the Forward Festival Hamburg, Emily Cohn will show you how to better manage your clients in her Online Workshop.
Only two weeks to go until Forward Festival Vienna and we are already super excited for all the creative input and inspiration by this year's speakers. To get you in the mood for the Livestream (already got your ticket?) we are happy to present to you the talk by Serviceplan's Jason Romeyko at Forward Session Hamburg this August!
Back in the 1970s Laurie Simmons took a job in a factory which produced dolls and dollhouses. This was a determining step for her career, since she used the miniature objects for her own artistic work. She started to take photographs of everyday scenes, which she recreated with the toys. Laurie focused on her own experience during her childhood in the 1950s. The motives were defined by stern gender roles and the domestic ideal of the time – channeling the myth of the American dream.
In the fifth edition of our collaboration with Sodabooks, we present you four new books and magazines for late summer - we will not call it autumn yet! The perfect read for this season – so grab your best pillow or blanket, make yourself comfortable with coffee or tea, and enjoy the last sunrays. It's wonderful because you don't need to wear sunscreen anymore - or sad? Not sure about it.
Whether it be cats hurling through the air, the impact alpacas could have on our private life or the world’s most useless inventions: Viennese photographer Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek has a special knack for all things odd and we love it!
Every month we collaborate with wemakeit, in order to show you successful projects and behind-the-scene knowledge from the projects' initiators. It's amazing to see what the combination of creative ideas and the power of people can create.