19 Sep 2017
Launched last week, Ikea Place enables users to virtually position chairs, wardrobes and coffee tables in a room of their choice.
The former’s ads appeared within Snapchat for National Cheeseburger day; the latter’s recreated the feeling of huddling around a hot pot of food.
Via It’s Nice That
18 Sep 2017
It reveals that a beach volleyball court will be installed beneath the Eiffel Tower – and that the games won’t have a campus setting.
Camille Walala’s brightly coloured inflatable castle, located behind Liverpool Street station, has been erected for the London Design Festival.
Unisex scent You’re In, which pays homage to one of the artist’s 1967 works, is available for a limited time from London’s Dover Street Market.
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15 Sep 2017
After a historic and controversial relationship, Gucci is teaming up with Harlem couturier Dapper Dan on a new campaign and initiative that will see the luxury fashion house help the tailor relaunch his studio.
The fast food giant is launching a new non-alcoholic cocktail in China in a bid to appeal to a growing audience of health-conscious consumers.
Cruise and Maritime Voyages and Vegan Travel’s Norwegian fjords cruise features meat-, fish- and dairy-free breakfast buffets and organic toiletries.
Business of Fashion
15 Aug 2017
Research from business solutions agency Gale has revealed that 44% of millennials see cat and dog ownership as “practice” for having children.
A group of Chinese students has developed a smart helmet that can detect obstacles, identify text and describe objects to help people with visual impairments have more independence.
From transparent planes to rotating viewing platforms, GQ has imagined what the future of luxury air travel will look like – and it’s spectacular.
Via GQ Magazine UK
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via BBC News
The material, which is made of at least 50% recycled natural leather fibre, is 40% lighter and five times as durable as regular leather.
This is according to a new Nielsen report, which revealed that American Latinas are now influencing mainstream buying behaviour.
Tez, which means “fast” in Hindi, links users’ phones to their bank accounts – allowing them to pay in-store merchants and instantly transfer money to friends.
via The Retail Bulletin
Via Business Insider
Coca-Cola Coffee Plus features 50% more caffeine than conventional cola, but has half the calories. The drink reportedly tastes similar to Coke, although has a coffee aftertaste and distinctive aroma.
CoachBot, which is also being trialled by Logitech and Unilever, assesses workplace dynamics to identify problems and delve into grievances.
Via New Scientist
16 Aug 2017
Via Luxury Daily
Nike is tapping into ‘sneakerhead’ culture with digital scavenger hunts that let fans discover and access special geo-smart promotions.
The US brand’s new policy on using wood-based fabrics like rayon comes on the back of a partnership with Rainforest Action Network.
via Fast Company