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Digital-first banks optimised for mobile and with a focus on user experience and convenience could spell the end of retail banking as we know it, changing how people manage their money.
Designers at this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile explored a tongue-in-cheek, flamboyant aesthetic that celebrated plastic finishes and bright synthetic materials.
A new wave of sophisticated emodiversity is ushering in an era in which people are increasingly obsessed with how everything makes them feel.
The Juicero Press is a home cold-press juicing system that offers convenience to California’s health-conscious consumers.
The Juicero Press is a home cold-press juicing system that offers convenience to California’s health-conscious consumers.

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Gen Viz is a global, liberal and visual-first tribe at the forefront of key emerging trends among Generation Z.
In an age of constant consumer backlash, bold brands are choosing to stand their ground rather than bow to every customer whim, staging a reaction of their own.
Can slow motion make your heart beat faster? Digital creatives are drawing on sensory phenomena such as ASMR to develop a new type of visual fetishism.
Early adopters and innovators are challenging the rigid classifications of race and gender and replacing them with visions of identity that are more personal and nuanced.
A multicultural approach to beauty is on the rise as brands adjust to a changing consumer landscape.

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