• I Like My Style: Online Goes Print


    First, there was print. Then, there was online. That’s why the vast majority of fashion magazines started as print mags. Websites and blogs were launched later on. ‘I Like My Style’ reversed this process. Adriano Sack explained the concept at NEXT Berlin 2012.

  • My Life As Fashion Blogger and Journalist

    31/07/2012 is not just another fashion blog. Roth converges merges fashion with art, media and culture. In this talk, he presents some of his projects and explains how he earns money with his blog.

  • The Future of Fashion Media


    Internet usage is becoming increasingly fragmented. People spend their time online on a variety of websites. Therefore Glam Media aggregates various blogs, which together reach a critical mass of users and attract advertisers. At NEXT Berlin Ralf Hirt presented the concept.

  • Fashion Revolution


    Regine Harr predicts a radical change in the way we consume fashion and clothes. And she aims at starting the revolution herself.... In this talk she reports about a project that has the potential to do so.

  • Is Hand-Made A Mass Market?


    Does hand-made really have the ability to satisfy the masses? Claudia Helming tried to answer this question in her talk at NEXT Berlin 2012.

  • Social and Commerce: Knitting Grandmothers Go Digital


    Katie Mowat started her own social commerce company, Grannies Inc. In this talk she explains what the core elements of social business are and how she implemented them in her business model.

  • HASENFARM: The Story of a Spreadshirt Partner Shop


    Henning Groß presents the story behind the young label HASENFARM - a Spreadshirt Partner Shop.

  • Next Trends in Clothing Commerce at Spreadshirt


    "The future of fashion is about niches”, Philip Rooke stated at NEXT Berlin 2012. In this talk he shows how Spreadshirt helps smaller labels and unknown designers to find their niche.

  • Be Stupid, Your Gadgets Are Smart


    Lately, wearable computing has been a topic of great interest in the blogosphere and tech media. In academia, the issue has been discussed long before Google Glass. In this talk Professor Alois Ferscha presents a range of innovative applications for wearable computing.

  • 3D Printing & The Future of Fashion


    Mary Huang explores which processes are appropriate for producing clothes. And she is not scared by emerging technologies. In her work she experiments with the effects technology and fashion have on one another.

  • From Paperdolls to POS


    On teens from around the globe design their own fashion collections. It has the potential to change established career paths and smooth the way for young designers.

  • We Are What We Make


    A vivid speech by Nora Abousteit on the renaissance and value of making things yourself. The DIY revolution has set a development in motion that will radically change the way we consume.

  • Oh Brother, Where Are Thou: The Fashion Market In Post-Digital Times


    “Selling clothes online? That will never happen. People will always want to feel and smell the fabric.” That’s what the fashion industry stated 10 years ago. In this talk Lennard Minderhoud proves the opposite.

  • Two Brains, Two Nets


    Will market research be irrelevant in the future? Tom Ewing (Brainjuicer) discusses the question and criticises his own profession.

  • Looking Beyond The E-Book: What Happens Next?


    Traditional media faces the challenge of finding a place in a world gone digital. Lee Cowles has devoted his life to books and discusses their role in the future in his keynote talk.

  • Make Technology Invisible


    Technology is not sexy anymore. In order to be successful you have to think beyond digital: Technology has to become invisible. At NEXT Berlin 2012 Nate Elliott explained why.

  • TV to come, TV to go – How Digital Technologies Change The Way We Watch


    TV is still an important medium, but its role in people’s life has changed. Franziska von Lewinski explained at NEXT Berlin 2012 which changes have taken place and who drives this development.

  • The Post-Digital Artist


    Christopher von Deylen is the artist behind the music project “Schiller”. At NEXT Berlin 2012 he shared his perspective on the internet as a new means of producing and distributing music and directly connecting with the audience.

  • Touching Images As The Next Wave Of Personal Publishing


    Although images are ubiquitous on the internet, up until now they’ve only been able to statically support what is probably the internet’s most important asset: the link. At NEXT Berlin 2012, Ulla-Maaria Engeström presented a technology having the potential to change that: Thinglink.

  • Martin Spindler – The Revolution Around The Corner


    Adding digital capacity to ordinary objects does not necessarily make them better. This talk by Martin Spindler sheds light on the issue. He demands a change of how networked objects are designed.

  • Alper Cugun – Love in Times of Gamification


    Gamification is a trend, which can be observed in many areas of our lives. At NEXT Berlin 2012 Alper Cugun presented innovative examples from the field of online dating.

  • David Bausola – The Role of Location for a Post-User Internet


    Weavrs are social media bots with a personality. They roam the web and even explore their 'home town'. In this talk, David Bausola explains the various applications for such bots.

  • James Bridle – Metaphors Considered Harmful


    Many technological developments are digitised versions of our analogue world. We stick to the same metaphors. In this talk, James Bridle criticises that we seem unable to detach ourselves from those established concepts.

  • Chris Heathcote – Authenticity And Trust On The Internet


    On the Internet, trust and authenticity are mostly understood as technological terms. But those concepts are also deeply rooted in humankind. Chris Heathcote discusses what companies miss, when they hide their provenance and lack personality.