Should future digital design be child un-friendly? Opinion

Should future digital design be child un-friendly?:

When it comes to platforms for children, how can digital designers create more meaningful engagement?

James Grundy explains how lower-alcohol beer can take on the big beer industry Big Ideas

James Grundy explains how lower-alcohol beer can take on the big beer industry:

The co-founder of Small Beer Brew Co explains the appeal of small beer and why sustainability is a key tenet...

Are today's youth transforming into Generation Sensible? Opinion

Are today's youth transforming into Generation Sensible?:

They hate hangovers and sidestep sugar, but are today's youth really living clean, teetotal lives? Amplify...

Indulgence Market: Restaurant Desserts Markets

Indulgence Market: Restaurant Desserts:

Changing consumer palates and a marked decline in the number of pastry chefs are forcing restaurants to...

Social capitalism and digital colonialism at Me Convention 2018
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Social capitalism and digital colonialism at Me Convention 2018:

Speakers at this year's Me Convention in Stockholm ruminated on our relationship with technology, Silicon...

The future of airport retail is hyper-personalisation Opinion

The future of airport retail is hyper-personalisation:

With vast amounts of passenger data tied up in boarding passes, let’s use it to transform the airport retail...

Emerging Money Market: Sub-Saharan Africa
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Emerging Money Market: Sub-Saharan Africa:

The financial infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa is being overhauled to form a more cohesive and reliable...

How VR and AR are upgrading employee training
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How VR and AR are upgrading employee training:

With their ability to improve retention and engagement, virtual and mixed realities are being placed at the...

Is certification the answer to fashion’s ethical issues? Opinion

Is certification the answer to fashion’s ethical issues?:

The rise of ethical fashion is positive – but are the certificates designed to ratify, support and promote...

The digital platforms transforming our wardrobes Big Ideas

The digital platforms transforming our wardrobes:

From wardrobe-management apps that recommend daily outfits to at-home cleaning systems that remove pollution...

Alex Weller on Patagonia’s drive for innovation Big Ideas

Alex Weller on Patagonia’s drive for innovation:

With consumers actively seeking out purpose-driven brands, the brand’s marketing director for Europe...

How AI is creating the future of fashion
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How AI is creating the future of fashion:

Amber Jae Slooten, co-founder and creative director of The Fabricant, on how artificial intelligence can be...

Interfaces of the future must focus on human needs Opinion

Interfaces of the future must focus on human needs:

Virtual interfaces that were once Hollywood fantasies are fast becoming a reality. But, asks Lee Fasciani,...

The tech being developed to address Bitcoin’s failings Big Ideas

The tech being developed to address Bitcoin’s failings:

As Bitcoin fails to live up to many of its promises, emerging technologies aim to address the...

A gender-fluid make-up line inspired by and created for the LGBTQ community Big Ideas

A gender-fluid make-up line inspired by and created for the LGBTQ community:

Laura Kraber and Isabella Giancarlo, co-founders of inclusive cosmetics brand Fluide, on the importance...

Material Far Futures
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Material Far Futures:

From fabrics that generate power through motion to food packaging that understands its contents, the...

Why community is critical to the future of malls Opinion

Why community is critical to the future of malls:

With incessant news of closures, future retail developments must draw on the worldview of locals, writes...

The hair salons re-inventing what it means to be pampered Big Ideas

The hair salons re-inventing what it means to be pampered:

From doing away with stereotypical design cues to creating new moments for socialising, salons are being...

The real reason men are better navigators than women Opinion

The real reason men are better navigators than women:

A recent study found that women cannot navigate as well as men but Martin Raymond, editor-in-chief of LS:N...

Future materials will assemble themselves
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Future materials will assemble themselves:

Skylar Tibbits, co-director and founder of MIT's Self-Assembly Lab, explains how programmable materials can...

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