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Scandinavian MIND

Issue 3 — content breakdown and behind the scenes

Season 2, Ep. 11

In today’s episode, we discuss our newly launched issue 3!

  • The two cover stories with Nora Bavey of Unconventional Ventures and Kerry Murphy of The Fabricant.
  • Our big special on the digital fashion industry.
  • Metahumans made in Unreal Engine and the uncanny valley.
  • Fashion stories on the baltic sea.

Pre-order your copy from Papercut now!

With: Konrad Olsson, Editor-in-Chief & Founder, Erik Olofsson, Creative Director, and Erik Sedin, Junior Editor.

Scandinavian MIND Weekly is our show about current trends and events within business, tech, fashion, design, culture, and more. From the Nordic perspective of our team of editors and contributors.

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  • 15. Inside Nordic fashion brands’ transformation

    We revisit a talk from Transformation Conference last year, with two of the Nordics’ leading sustainability experts in fashion.Sandra Roos, Vice President Sustainability, KappahlJessica Cederberg Wodmar, EVP Global Sustainability & CSR, GANT. We talk about:- What they are doing to prepare for the new EU legislation- Their view on the extended producer responsibility- The need for new tech solutionsHost: Konrad Olsson, editor-in-chief and founder, Scandinavian MIND
  • 14. How AI will change fashion

    We are revising the latest edition of Virtual Creativity Live, which we recorded in front of a live audience at the Lynk & Co showroom in Stockholm. In this episode you will hear from: MARCUS SÖDER, Creative Fashion AnalystJULIA KRANTZ, founder of Magic FabricROEI DERHI, fashion designer and founder, Placebo We talk about:How will creativity in fashion change in the wake of artificial intelligence? What are the consumers saying about virtual worlds and digitization? How to run a phygical fashion brand.Hosted by Konrad Olsson, Editor-in-chief and Founder, of Scandinavian MIND. 
  • 13. State of beauty tech (with Selah Rui Li)

    We are joined by our new editor-at-large for beauty Selah Rui Li.Selah will report from Cosmoprof, the big trade show in Bologna Her observations from the beauty tech scene Lessons learned from running her own beauty tech brand Ellure Hosts:Konrad Olsson, Editor-in-chief and Founder, Scandinavian MIND. Johan Magnusson, Senior Editor, Scandinavian MIND. 
  • 12. How ISPO takes the lead in outdoor

    We are revisiting our trip to ISPO Munich last year, ahead of the German trade shows upcoming edition this summer. In this episode you will hear from: – Lena Haushofer, Exhibition manager, ISPO.  – Kristian W. Andersen, Creative Director of Zeitgeist-ISPOWe will talk about:– How ISPO Munch have evolved in recent years– Connecting outdoor with sustainability and lifestyle – The role of trade shows in 2024 Hosted by:Konrad Olsson, editor-in-chief and founder, Scandinavian MIND. Fredrik Ekström, editor at large
  • 11. A live preview of Digital Product Passport

    We are reporting from D-Congress, the retail conference hosted by Svensk Handel/ Swedish Commerce at Gothia Towers in Gothenburg a couple of weeks ago. We will hear from:Magnus Nikkarinen, Director, Sustainability at Swedish CommerceLinn Lindfred, founder of Circularista and project manager for the Trace4Value DPP projectHelena Waker, CEO, Stockholm Fashion DistrictPer Ljungberg, Head of Innovation at Swedish Commerce and Head of D-CongressWe talk about:Key takeaways from the showWhy data sharing is so crucial for a sustainable fashion futureAnd take a look at the first Digital Product Passport for fashionKonrad Olsson, Editor-in-chief and Founder, Scandinavian MIND. 
  • 10. The future of photography

    We are revising the latest edition of Virtual Creativity Live, recording in front of a live audience at the Lynk & Co showroom in Stockholm. In this episode you will hear from: MARCO CAVAZZANA, founder, Cavazzana Collection HEDVIG MOBERG, founder, Pha–ny CARL-AXEL WAHLSTRÖM, founder, Copy MagazineWe talk about:What generative AI and new digital tools will mean for the future of image creationThe role of Open AIs new text to video model SoraAnd how to run an visually driven agency in the age of AIHost: Konrad Olsson, editor-in-chief & founder, Scandinavian MIND. 
  • 9. Future of outdoor (with David Fischer, Highsnobiety)

    Our editor-at-large Fredrik Ekström sits down with the team behind Highsnobiety about their report The new outdoor.In this episode you will hear from: – David Fischer, Founder, Highsnobiety – Harry Bainbridge, Strategy Director, Highsnobiety We talk about:– The convergence lifestyle and outdoor– The role of cultural pioneers in this development– How Highsnobiety has collaborated with outdoor trade show ISPOHost: Konrad Olsson, Editor-in-chief and Founder, Scandinavian MIND. 
  • 8. Design and fashion at Tech Arena

    We are visiting Swedens bigest tech event, the Tech Arena, that took place last week and the Swedish national arena in Stockholm. We will hear from entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors on the show floor. Henrik Otendal, co-founder, ReseloMaria Smith, Secretary General, Axfoundation Jonatan Tullberg, CEO, GS1 SwedenEvalina Antilla, CEO, Wellstreet Ventures. Jonas Kjellberg, of-founder, Nor NormIn this episode we talk about:The temperature of the investment market and the struggle for startups to find capitalThe need for new solutions for the textile industryWhy rubber is about to be revolutionised And can we make the furniture industry circular? Hosted by Konrad Olsson, editor-in-chief and Founder, Scandinavian MIND. 
  • 7. How AI and data can power beauty brands

    We are revisiting our latest Beauty Innovation Talks, recorded in front of a live audience at Copenhagen International Fashion Fairs.We will hear from:Tina Dupont, Product Director, AI & Robotics, NTT Data
Adam Engelhardt, CIO, CertifyAI Institute
Danielle Watson, Senior Director Business Development, RevieveIn this conversation we talk about:– The latest trends in generative AI– Using data to strengthen the customer journey– How brands can leverage new technologies like (AI), (AR), Virtual Try-On (VTO) for consumer-centric personalization– The importance of omni-channel approach Host: Konrad Olsson, editor-in-chief and Founder of Scandinavian MIND.