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This is the blog for lower east & lower east lab. A mix of stuff from our design & communication world (things we do, things we have done, and things we experience and get inspired from) and news from our lab – where all kind of actions and experiments can happen – that be workshops, creative meetings, urban safaris (with focus on start up, architecture, design or food), and exhibitions, events, dinners and a lot more.

New Business has just begun …

September 11, 2014

Lower East are happily involved in NEW BUSINESS in Switzerland; the one year training for entrepreneurs who want to grow their project ideas into sustainable and inspiring businesses. We work with changels on the program, both as designers and communicators – and as teachers and inspirators. The program started successfully up in September, next module will be in October – still a seat

New Business as unusual

August 6, 2014

Lower East are strongly involved in NEW BUSINESS in Switzerland; a one year training for people who want to grow their project ideas into sustainable and inspiring businesses. We work with changels on the program, both as graphic designers and communicators – and as teachers/inspirators. The full program starts up in September – a new intro

KaosPilots Info-Event in Berlin

February 3, 2014

The KaosPilots Switzerland will come by the Lower East Lab this Thursday February 6th. Are you curious about the KaosPilot education? In 90 minutes you will learn what this inspiring training for creative leaders, responsible entrepreneurs and changemakers in Bern and Aarhus is all about. Matti Straub-Fischer, Headmaster of the KaosPilots in Bern, will be

Council Guide Training

July 15, 2013

Lower East just finished the brochure for the Council Guide Training. The Council Guide Training is integrated into the education as part of the curriculum at the KaosPilots Switzerland. The CGT is “an intensive two-year personal leadership training in which participants meet nine times for five-day ceremonies. In between ceremonies the participants dedicate themselves to integrate

Summercamp in Berlin?

June 28, 2013

A damn good chance to spend days in Berlin with focus on creativity, start-up & entrepreneurship. And a chance to learn more about the KaosPilots. From August 5, or from August 13. Check out the projects website. 

Urban Safari Berlin May 2013

April 11, 2013

Come join the Urban Safari in May! Berlin is a wonderful and vibrant metropole, a melting pot of young entrepreneurs and fresh ­ideas, funky design and inspiring inviting atmospheres. A perfect spot to be diving into, make you smile, think of old and new ideas, wonder about how funny & crazy some ideas can be

Are you ready for a change?

April 8, 2013

The KaosPilots Switzerland are looking for courageous new KaosPilots. Maybe it’s your time now to apply for one of the most inspiring leadership educations in the world? Application deadline by April 19th, 2013 Check it out yourself. Go to the informative and beautifully designed website 😉

Not just for fun!

March 19, 2013

Guys! We didn’t just design this poster for the fun of it! Application deadline for the KaosPilots Switzerland is Wednesday March 20 at 12.00 If you are able to collect all the information on the poster, you might have a chance to join their Team 2, starting September this year 😉 Check it out at

KaosPilots Switzerland

March 4, 2013

The KaosPilots Switzerland are now looking for students for their Team 2. Two info events is going on this week. In Bern on Wednesday March 6 and even in Oslo, Norway, info event Saturday March 9. If you are interested in hearing more about the school, if you are thinking about applying for the education, why

Oh oh oh it’s magic

October 1, 2012

Now it finally happended. Our good friends in the Alps, the KaosPilots Switzerland, started up the first team today. KaosPilots Team SUI1. The students were all well-equipped with a beautiful suitcases, with lower east designed luggage tags.

KaosPilot bag

September 19, 2012

Two weeks from now the KaosPilots Switzerland welcomes the first team of students to the school in Bern. Lower East has designed the new ‘school bag’, and behind the lines everything is getting ready for the brave and most likely excited students. The new website is very close to be published, until then keep informed

KaosPilots the Movie

July 4, 2012

The coming KaosPilot School in Bern, Switzerland has just created this funny, energetic, half-minute trailer. Check it out. Lower East and the programmers are right now working on the new website for the school, we are all quite exited about that. Coming up during the summer. Keep you informed? Of course we will! Until then this

The young talents from Designskolen Kolding

June 28, 2012

These days, and until 8 July, the new designers from Kolding School of Design in Denmark (Designskolen Kolding) show their master’s projects. Lower East checked it out at the opening this tuesday, what a lot of fantastic projects we saw there and what an amazing lot of talent. Go check out the exhibition, it’s really

The Young Ones

April 27, 2012

Today at Betahaus in Berlin we had a visit from Højer, Denmark … actually it was yesterday … anyway, a group of 23 students (at the age of around 15 years old, we think) and two teachers from Hoejer Design Efterskole, passed by to hear about the work of Lower East and the life of

Take 12 weeks and join Node Center for Curatorial Studies in Berlin

March 20, 2012

Yesterday Helle visited Node Center for Curatorial Studies in Berlin and met one of the founders and directors of the center, Perla Montelongo, who shared thoughts and experiences – of starting up the center, about working in Berlin, about Berlin’s art scene, about how a dinner can be a great start of an art collaboration