The Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano, also known as Milan Design Week, is the greatest design summit in the world: a meeting of minds in which the most forward-thinking and audacious designs are showcased. A natural place for a progressive brand to be.
And progression is a key ingredient in the Polestar philosophy. It’s one of the three pillars upon which Polestar stands. It’s the force that drives us, that sends us down new paths, always experimenting, never resting. We keep one eye pointed inwards, relentlessly self-improving. We cast the other beyond the boundaries of our industry, seeking out collaborators and kindred spirits with whom we can explore new areas, try new approaches and implement new ideas.
The Overview Effect: a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from outer space. Those who have experienced it describe a new understanding of the uniqueness, fragility, and relative smallness of our one and only home. And while it’s easy to imagine the impact this must have; it seems that spaceflight is a prerequisite. Which is why we sat down with Karen Nyberg.
The most innovative ideas are brought about through creative collaboration. Ideas that have the power to change; to revolutionise the status quo and spark social and environmental change. By connecting thoughts, experiences, skills, and intuition, visionary endeavours, like design, can be elevated from good to great.
Time is running out. To stay within the 1.5-degree target, we need to take immediate action. In the quest for circularity, transitioning to electric transport is one of several imperative steps. This step calls for a change in behaviour, from people, businesses, and governments. Because frankly, we don’t have time not to.