The Playful Society Prototype

The Playful Society Prototype

Maybe you have heard us talk about the CounterPlay festival as a “prototype” of the playful society. I’d like to dive a little deeper into that idea, since it’s basically the most important reason for the festival to exist. It’s our BIG...
Play to Live

Play to Live

I’m not an expert in brevity, to say the least, but here I’ll try to clarify one little thing without too many detours and without going deep into the (important and fascinating) available literature: the purpose of play. Easy, right? There’s this...
The Problem with Playgrounds

The Problem with Playgrounds

The idea about the playground is a wonderful thing. It shows that we care so much about play that we design spaces to create the best possible conditions for play to thrive. Playgrounds are, in principle, a love letter to play. At the same time, many playgrounds are...