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18 Nov, 2014, 11:10 GMT BE OPEN Invites the World to Celebrate HANDS

The global philanthropic foundation announces a call to action on the subject of HANDS, our creative tools. BE OPEN has launched a global call for...


29 May, 2014, 16:12 BST Raw Edges 'Egg Cup' goes to Sergio Matos, the People's Choice Winner of the BE OPEN Young Talent Award

BE OPEN, the global initiative to foster creativity and innovation, has named Brazilian designer Sergio Matos the Web Choice winner of the BE OPEN...


09 Apr, 2014, 12:36 BST mischer'traxler Wins World's Newest Design Prize: The BE OPEN Young Talent Award

Last night the first winner of BE OPEN's new annual prize, the Young Talent Award, was announced at a packed awards ceremony in the Expo Hall of the...


21 Mar, 2014, 23:36 GMT BE OPEN - Young Talent Award

 Awards ceremony with presentation of designer trophies at INTERNI - FEEDING NEW IDEAS FOR THE CITY Expo Hall, Università degli Studi di Milano,...


26 Feb, 2014, 15:39 GMT "Made in … India" Launches in Delhi, With a Challenge for Handicrafts to Design the Future

BE OPEN, the global philanthropic foundation, launched its worldwide project "Made in …" in Delhi on 10 February 2014, the beginning of a two-year...


17 Jan, 2014, 13:44 GMT New Award for the Design World: BE OPEN Launches the Young Talent Award

BE OPEN is launching a Young Talent Award to scout out emerging designers and give them support whilst they develop their work. This is part of the...


09 Jan, 2014, 10:22 GMT Made in India - BE OPEN's Search for the Future of Creativity Starts in India, With a Focus on Making

11 February - 1 March 2014, New Delhi 10 February official opening, by invitation only BE OPEN, the global philanthropic foundation, announced its...


21 Nov, 2013, 12:07 GMT Made in India: BE OPEN's Search for the Future of Creativity Starts in India, With a Focus on Making

11 February - 1 March 2014, New Delhi 10 February official opening, by invitation only BE OPEN, the global philanthropic foundation, announced its...


14 Oct, 2013, 16:36 BST BE OPEN to Create a Design Institute Ranking That Stretches to the Four Corners of the World

BE OPEN, the global philanthropic foundation, is launching a new initiative as part of its education strand, Inside the Academy. Having researched...


10 Oct, 2013, 12:54 BST BE OPEN Announces a new Project for 2014/15: Finding a Place for Traditional Skills in the Future

BE OPEN, the global philanthropic foundation, today announced their plans for a worldwide project that looks at the handmade and how to ensure its...


27 Aug, 2013, 13:12 BST Creative Education in the UK - Still Generating the Great Performing Talent of our Time

From Julie Andrews to Amy Winehouse, the UK's specialist arts schools are breeding grounds for cult performers. Infrastructure, emphasis on academic...


01 Jul, 2013, 16:33 BST BE OPEN's Unique Schools Ranking Suggests That There is a Business Case for Integrating Creative Study into the Curriculum

 BE OPEN, the social and cultural foundation that supports creativity and innovation, has published a new rating to analyse policy, provision and...


13 Jun, 2013, 09:28 BST Sound Art and Noisy Hand Dryers Get Equal Hearing at BE OPEN's Sounding Space Symposium at Chelsea College of Art

6-7 June 2013 saw a host of sound aficionados gathering at Chelsea College of Art's Sounding Space symposium for discussions centred around the BE...


07 Jun, 2013, 12:20 BST BE OPEN Inside the Academy: BE OPEN Reveals Details of its Education Initiative to Accompany Young Creatives from Studies to Careers

BE OPEN, the social and cultural initiative committed to creativity and innovation, has unveiled its long-term programme to support young creatives...


31 May, 2013, 18:21 BST BE OPEN Inside the Academy

BE OPEN launches the Sounding Space Symposium with University of the Arts, London (UAL) and announces the Inside the Academy program for 2013-2014....


10 Apr, 2013, 17:07 BST BE OPEN Celebrates its First Birthday and Sheds Light on Sensory Design in the Future at Milan Design Week 2013

BE OPEN, the social and cultural initiative committed to creativity and innovation, took sensory design as its theme for this year's Fuorisalone....


04 Apr, 2013, 17:39 BST Taste, Touch, Sight, Sound and Smell

BE OPEN brings a sensory feast to MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2013 BE OPEN Installation: House of the Senses by Christophe Pillet, part of INTERNI's HYBRID...


19 Mar, 2013, 18:37 GMT BE OPEN at Milan Design Week 2013

BE OPEN Installation: House of the Senses by Christophe Pillet, part of INTERNI's HYBRID ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN project Università Statale di Milano,...


25 Feb, 2013, 15:21 GMT BE OPEN Starts a New Experimental Phase for the Sound Portal With University of the Arts London

Launching within the framework of BE OPEN: Inside the Academy, which is the educational platform set up by the think tank, the project is part of a...


11 Dec, 2012, 07:00 GMT Designing for the Senses, Designing for the Future

- The BE OPEN Forum at Design Miami/ reveals the sensory visions of today's most innovative designers Imagine if you could design a product that...


10 Dec, 2012, 18:08 GMT Designing for the Senses, Designing for the Future

- The BE OPEN Forum at Design Miami/ reveals the sensory visions of today's most innovative designers Imagine if you could design a product that...


19 Sep, 2012, 16:11 BST 'Magic' Portal Lands in Trafalgar Square to Transport us to The Next Frontier of Sound

 The BE OPEN Sound Portal is Open to the Public 19-23 September The BE OPEN Sound Portal has arrived in London's Trafalgar Square. A mysterious,...


17 Sep, 2012, 09:39 BST BE OPEN to the Sound of the Future

- Creative Think Tank BE OPEN Highlights Sensory Design at the 2012 London Design Festival - 17th-23rd September 2012 BE OPEN, the global think tank...