Design in Davos

Bruce Nussbaum

This has been a year of travel and learning about design and innovation for me and it will continue into '06 with a trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It's a snazzy conference where the world's political, business and increasingly, cultural elites come to formally and informally exchange ideas and network madly. It's a great place to protest against globalization and a great place to discuss fairness and upward mobility in the world economy. Bill Clinton gives incredible late-nite soirees and the Bush Administration sends hoardes of officials and Republican Congress people to talk to the French and other Europeans. And there is incredible skiing, although there is usually one really bad accident a conference and it usually happens to an American. So I cross-country.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.