A fear of risk is homogenising design Opinion

A fear of risk is homogenising design:

Pace of change and pressure from technology are causing designers to retreat in fear. Let’s take a leap,...

Are we being greenwashed by bioplastics? Opinion

Are we being greenwashed by bioplastics?:

Hailed as an environmentally friendly alternative, bioplastic has been widely adopted by brands, but are we...

Stimulating our senses could reduce food waste Opinion

Stimulating our senses could reduce food waste:

In an age of flat screens and mass-produced foods, can heightened sensory experiences fix the disconnection...

Why age is the new diversity issue Opinion

Why age is the new diversity issue:

Ageism is the next frontier for diversity, so it’s time for brands to get informed about its nuances, writes...

Will AI take the fun out of fashion? Opinion

Will AI take the fun out of fashion?:

For an industry that thrives on change, the use of AI might mean homogenisation over innovation, says...

Science-led surroundings will enhance tomorrow’s productivity Opinion

Science-led surroundings will enhance tomorrow’s productivity:

When it comes to the future workplace, architects shouldn’t be thinking about stationary design but dynamic...

No more novelties – it’s time for fintech to innovate Opinion

No more novelties – it’s time for fintech to innovate:

If fintech wants to meet consumers’ aspirations it needs to create new products not just novelty apps rooted...

It’s time for tech to bridge families’ digital divisions Opinion

It’s time for tech to bridge families’ digital divisions:

Technology designers must create experiences that encourage future families to re-engage, converse and bond...

Mixed reality will reinforce retail’s human touch Opinion

Mixed reality will reinforce retail’s human touch:

UNIT9’s Maciej Zasada on why shoppers’ physical connection to real products, combined with an augmented...

Dear brands: please stop selling us your activism Opinion

Dear brands: please stop selling us your activism:

Generation Z are being targeted with empty promises of peace, love and change. Tori West explains why...

Where mindful influencers are going wrong Opinion

Where mindful influencers are going wrong:

They tell followers to reduce their use of social media but don’t appear to practice what they preach.

Empowering women makes perfect business sense – it’s a fact-based truth Opinion

Empowering women makes perfect business sense – it’s a fact-based truth:

On International Women’s Day, Jamie Holtum, strategy director at FutureBrand London, explains how...

Sustainability has become a luxury privilege Opinion

Sustainability has become a luxury privilege:

Virgil Abloh's reusable water bottle for Evian is indicative of luxury's new mindset – but shouldn't...

Is Spotify’s mute button a sound idea? Opinion

Is Spotify’s mute button a sound idea?:

Alex Brammer, a UK music lawyer, considers whether hiding content is a reasonable compromise or a risk to...

Mainstream media must be more inclusive of asexual people Opinion

Mainstream media must be more inclusive of asexual people:

At a time of greater inclusivity, asexual people remain invisible in Western culture, argues Michael Paramo....

Why have luxurians become Doomsday fanatics? Opinion

Why have luxurians become Doomsday fanatics?:

The rich are spending billions of dollars preparing for disaster. Why aren’t they using their wealth to make...

Should coffee chains ask teens for ID? Opinion

Should coffee chains ask teens for ID?:

With a major UK brand refusing to serve coffee to some teens, could the high street welcome a...

Why fairness should be at the centre of your brand Opinion

Why fairness should be at the centre of your brand:

How brands that give consumers choice and demonstrate they are listening will be best placed to combat the...

Is it time to embrace Generation Zen? Opinion

Is it time to embrace Generation Zen?:

With Generation Z embodying the era of cautious hedonism, is the thrill of 'live fast, die young' being laid...

Have we overdosed on CBD? Opinion

Have we overdosed on CBD?:

Is this cannabis compound a new miracle elixir or does its global hype mean we’ve already hit peak CBD?

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