15 Dec 2017
From maverick Peruvian chefs to Matrix-building entrepreneurs, these are the five industry influencers we think are worth keeping an eye on in 2018.
14 Dec 2017
So says Forbes contributor Jeff Fromm, who explains that brands in the food space “must prepare for millennial behaviours and attitudes”.
13 Dec 2017
12 Dec 2017
Wang Jian, its chief technology officer, believes tomorrow’s cities should adapt to their surroundings in order to deliver municipal services more effectively.
Via South China Morning Post
7 Dec 2017
Nature Calls, a new exhibition by University of the Arts London, explores the positive effect that art can have on clinical environments.
Via University of the Arts London
24 Nov 2017
The ‘beauty equivalent of Uber’ will, thanks to a chatbot, behavioural analysis and smart routing, make its offering a lot more personalised.
5 Dec 2017
4 Dec 2017
Via It’s Nice That
19 Oct 2017
Emily Gordon-Smith, our head of Fashion, says that, for growing numbers of women, sneakerhead culture is becoming a lifestyle choice.
6 Dec 2017
The furniture brand wants to make it easier for people to play songs anywhere at home without it interrupting the flow of their daily life.
30 Nov 2017
23 Nov 2017
The country’s equivalent of Airbnb will trial smart locks that are opened by scanning guests’ faces, which would satisfy China’s identity verification laws.
20 Nov 2017
Via Media Post
27 Nov 2017
They recognise what’s in your photos to provide contextually aware graphics – and this, if Snap has its way, could one day have a commercial aspect.
From (EU-certified, no less) digital contraceptives to flying taxis, November’s breakthrough start-ups are definitely worth getting excited about.
11 Dec 2017
The prompts – which will also appear on the lock screen – are, according to TechCrunch, expected to roll out on the main app in the near future.
14 Nov 2017
29 Nov 2017
8 Dec 2017
The London-based designer has used London Design Fair’s Material of the Year to craft a herringbone-textured tray, vase and pen pot.
Ocean Blue seafood restaurant in Utica started taking the digital currency as payment for meals on November 1. Has it set a precedent?
Via Washington Post
It’s called Marketplace, and it will also allow drivers to order Dunkin' Donuts or reserve a table at TGI Fridays.
28 Nov 2017
Hayley Ard, Stylus’ head of Consumer Lifestyle, says that Gen Z ‘will know much more about healthy lifestyles than previous generations’.
Via Health Club Management
Brands such as Burberry and Louis Vuitton are launching crossover projects with streetwear designers “to appeal to the next generation of luxury lovers”.
Via Retail Focus
Amazon Echo users can now ask their smart speaker to play any BBC radio station or podcast – and “new voice experiences” are set to follow.
“Millennials don’t care as much about logos. They will buy anything from anywhere at any price point, and that is a big change.”
It will, say its creators, offer a more sustainable, disposable, convenient and private way for women to discover whether or not they’re pregnant.
1 Dec 2017