After a successful experiment with free public transport for all citizens in Tallinn, Estonia wants to become the world's first free public transport nation. Allan Alaküla explains why this is a good idea.
The Dutch cuisine is often seen as a culinary wasteland — even by the Dutch themselves. But change is happening. smart magazine takes us on a trip along the most inspiring places om Amsterdam's culinary frontier.
Following the launch of their new electric models, smart magazine presents its first comprehensive multimedia story demonstrating that tomorrow’s sustainable city is already tangible.
Eindhoven Design Academy graduate Emma Verhoeven has designed VRcation, a fictitious travel agency offering virtual package-deal vacations.
Eindhoven Design Academy graduate Wouter Vastenow has designed The ‘De Afvalbank’ or ‘The Waste Bench’, looking at how cleaning up the streets can be changed from a chore to an inviting game.
Where do the non-party people go if they would like to go out late at night? Eslite is a bookstore in Taipei serving to fill a void in the 24 hour economy.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Taipei MRT, in conjunction with the World Design Capital 2016, Taipei expanded design concepts into their Metro system for a complete makeover.
Sui Sui Laboratory of Primitive Senses in Taipei uses the east Asian philosophy of 'Forest Bathing', revolving around the belief in the benefits of nature on mental well-being.
The eastern phenomenon of 'Forest Bathing' emphasises the value of nature; a concept explored by Dutch creatives of Gewildgroei as part of the World Design Capital 2016 program in Taipei.
Spanish design collective Basurama has built two inspiring playgrounds in Taipei using urban waste material such as discarded lamp posts and water tanks.
The Small Shop Signboard Manufacturer, organized in collaboration with Taipei-based culture promotion brand Archicake, is working to create store front signs by connecting family run businesses with designers.
The Afrikaanderwijk Cooperative promotes local entrepreneurs and supports local residents to explore their talents in South-Rotterdam's Afrikaanderwijk.