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Tired of a culture that normalises inebriation and places alcohol at the centre of every event, Party-Totallers are shunning the shots, beer and wine, and seeking new ways to socialise without the booze.
Invigorated by the opening of the inaugural London Design Biennale, this year’s festival offers new perspectives on the urban experience and the future of the design industry in a post-Brexit reality.
For Fastronomic Foodies, food must be convenient and high quality. Meet the tastemakers who prepare, replace and source the best ingredients, meals and restaurants to suit their busy lifestyles.
Oddsson is a new hospitality proposal in Reykjavik that takes the best of hotel service and combines it with the convivial atmosphere of a hostel.
Culture is one of the most powerful tools that a diplomat has at their disposal, and brands are getting in on the act, creating cultural initiatives that make an emotional impact.

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The latest global consumer trends that we’re tracking across sectors, substantiated by expert opinions and the latest industry statistics.

The digital revolution promised to save us time, but instead we are busier than ever. It promised to broaden our horizons, but left us trapped in a prison of our own prejudices. How can we rediscover discovery and bring serendipity and revelation back into our lives?
Identity used to be something that you were born with. Age, race, gender and nationality were firmly fixed and determined your place in the world. Now, our identities are sliding further towards something we collect, assemble and arrange. We are phasing into a new era of Bricolage Living.
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.
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.
Performance technology is growing up.