THEME: ENABLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP —
Small and local businesses play a vital role in the vibrancy of any community. For cities facing economic decline, it’s imperative to attract entrepreneurs, support local economies, and think creatively about the relationship between businesses and communities.
How might we spark opportunities to create and support new businesses and social enterprises to reinvigorate economies?
How might we recognise new or alternative economies, offer incentives for consumers to shop locally, or reduce barriers so that new, small businesses can thrive?
Good design makes a product useful.
Good design is aesthetic.
Good design helps us to understand a product.
Good design is unobtrusive.
Good design is honest.
Good design is durable.
Good design is consequent to the last detail.
Good design is concerned with the environment.
Good design is as little design as possible.” —Dieter Rams