Past Event

Voices: Peter Nicholson and Tiaa Hansson-Tuntland

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 – 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Gallery 400 Lecture Room
400 South Peoria Street

Peter Nicholson Primary

Peter Nicholson of The Foresight Design Initiative and Tiaa Hansson-Tuntland of IKEA present “Future Shock or Future Planning.”

Peter Nicholson and Tiaa Hansson-Tuntland discuss innovative, environmentally friendly business models and their necessity in creating a sustainable future. Nicholson is the Creative and Executive Director with the Foresight Design Initiative. With Foresight, Nicholson takes action and fosters dialogue on sustainable innovation in Chicago. Foresight is responsible for the Chicago Sustainable Business Alliance, Chicago Green Drinks, and Urban Sustainable Design Studio, among many other projects. As IKEA’s Environmental Specialist, Hansson-Tuntland is essential to designing and maintaining a business model whose goal is to offer innovative, affordable design while having “an overall positive impact on people and the environment.”

Image: Peter Nicholson.