18 Dec 2018

Design Thinking Conference – Day Two

DT-CON’s second day was marked by an ethical discussion on how to build desirable futures. Guest speakers talked about the role diversity and ethics play in designing our “new world”. Here are the day two highlights: Ricardo Ruffo – Echos, Brazil Why do we need utopias? Ricardo Ruffo, Echos co-founder and CEO, believes that we […]

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18 Dec 2018

I Like, I Wish

December is a great month, situated at the time of the year where people feel inspired to get rid of old grudges, invest in themselves and spread love and empathy around to others. As far as we are concerned, for that alone, December is more than great, it is a magical month. 2018 is coming […]

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11 Dec 2018

Three TED Talks About Designing Cities For The Future

What does the future of our civilization looks like? Echos ethos is that “design can help you design desirable futures”. Here we selected three TED Talks that speak on designing better cities for our collective future as a society. 1- Vishaan Chakrabarti: How we can design timeless cities for our collective future   2- Thomas […]

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11 Dec 2018

Echos Hosts Second Design Thinking Conference – Day One

Last week, Echos hosted the second edition of our very own Design Thinking Conference (DT-CON) – a two-day event that has become a point of reference in the field of innovation and brings every year to Sao Paulo big names of design and innovation. DT-CON 2018’s theme was “Building promising futures that will reflect in […]

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04 Dec 2018

Game Over: AI Wins

Last month a painting entitled “Portrait of Edmond Belamy”, a real-life painting created by AI technology developed by a French collective called Obvious was sold for $AU611,676. Pierre Fautrel, co-founder of Oblivious and the “Portrait of Edmond Belamy” (Image: Google) The portrait is part of a series of 11, all featuring different members of the […]

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04 Dec 2018

Gamification In Business: All Work And All Play

Gone are the days when games were considered a distraction for children, or a childish distraction. In 2018, games are everywhere and in everything that we do. All work and no play? No, no, what’s all the rage in companies across the world now is: work hard and play hard (while at work). What is […]

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27 Nov 2018

Echos Australia Wins Innovation Award

Echos is an Innovation Lab that uses the power of design to positively impact people’s lives and create change for good. A company that believes innovation only happens through people and wants to create desirable futures for people, businesses and society. Last week Echos Australia won the “Excellence in Innovation Award” at the Australia Brazil […]

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27 Nov 2018

Alumni Profile – Marie Eve Gosemick

Creativity is inherently human, but innovation is an art form. Marie Eve Gosemick is an artist that uses her creativity to innovate in dance and in business. Gosemick is a dancer, a writer and an active thinker. She is also the Founder and Brand Storyteller at Narractive, a company that aims to bridge the gap […]

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20 Nov 2018

The Art Of Innovation

We hear people saying all the time: “such thing is an art”. Who has never heard sentences such as “making desserts is an art”? And people are right, mundane tasks when taken to the next level can become art forms, just look at what Adriano Zumbo does to his desserts, for example. When it comes […]

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20 Nov 2018

#Wired25: The Complete Festival Report, Part 2

Echos co-founder, Juliana Proserpio, was at the 25th anniversary of the Wired Festival. In a  two-part report, she will share everything that went down during those exciting five in San Francisco, CA. For part 1, click here. This is part 2: 3) DIVERSITY,  INCLUSION & RESPONSIBILITY Who talked about it: Microsoft (Satya Nadella and Jenny […]

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