Interiors

Biofabricated Futures

Design Directions

Biofabricated Futures

A revolutionary sustainability breakthrough, biofabrication is the engineering of biological products. This report explores its market evolution an...
Material : Design : Sustainability
Crate & Barrel is bringing the in-store shopping experience to customers at home

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Crate & Barrel is bringing the in-store shopping experience to customers at home

Furniture and home décor retailer Crate & Barrel has created an immersive digital version of its new flagship New York store.
Retail : Technology : Crate & Barrel
BMW and Tyde design the world’s first battery-powered boat

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BMW and Tyde design the world’s first battery-powered boat

The Icon, developed by BMW and boat-maker Tyde, encapsulates the start of a new era for sustainable mobility on water, with the first fully battery...
Mobility : Sustainability : Luxury
Five Retailers Embracing Hyperphysical Store Design

Big Ideas

Five Retailers Embracing Hyperphysical Store Design

Retailers are tapping into elevated store design concepts to create memorable and meaningful customer experiences.
Retail : Architecture : Design
MDW: Cleaf remixes materials for future nightclubs

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MDW: Cleaf remixes materials for future nightclubs

Interior specialist Cleaf has collaborated with Campos Costa Arquitetos on Cleaf Club, a project intended to emphasise the importance of clubs as e...
Youth : Leisure : Hospitality
Retail interiors inspired by Rome’s architecture

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Retail interiors inspired by Rome’s architecture

Footwear brand Camper’s new store in Rome takes inspiration from the surrounding 18th-century architecture.
Retail : Design : Fashion
Five Ways Restaurants are Exploring Extremes

Big Ideas

Five Ways Restaurants are Exploring Extremes

From one-ingredient meals to psychedelic soundtracks, dining spaces are giving guests moments to remember through extreme eating experiences.
Food : Drink : Design
Why ambience will define future homes

Viewpoints

Why ambience will define future homes

While technology is often associated with distraction, digitised ambience can offer subtle solutions to improving home environments.
Technology : Home : Ambient Technology
Kartell extends its design philosophy to eyewear

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Kartell extends its design philosophy to eyewear

The furniture company is expanding the reach of its design credentials by moving into the eyewear market.
Fashion : Eyewear : Accessories
The Big Idea: Luxury’s pursuit of premium homeware

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The Big Idea: Luxury’s pursuit of premium homeware

As people continue to work, teach and shelter at home, luxury-led interior design is taking centre stage globally.
Luxury : Homeware : Design
Play-tail

Micro Trends

Play-tail

Retailers are targeting families with interiors dedicated to children’s play and engagement that help to ease shopper pain points and foster commun...
Retail : Architecture : Design
Es Devlin disrupts COP26 with a ‘conference’ of trees

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Es Devlin disrupts COP26 with a ‘conference’ of trees

The British set designer's installation of 197 trees and plant species seeks to reframe the traditional format – and subject matter – of conferences.
Sustainability : Workspace : Design
California bans gendered retail displays

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California bans gendered retail displays

It will be the first American state to require large retailers to display childcare items in gender-neutral displays from 1 January 2024.
Youth : Retail : Childcare
Belmond’s luxury train gets a Wes Anderson makeover

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Belmond’s luxury train gets a Wes Anderson makeover

Uniting luxury travel and entertainment, the director was tasked with refurbishing the historic Cygnus carriage on Belmond’s British Pullman train.
Travel & Hospitality : Luxury : Media & Entertainment
Home furnishings with an optimistic outlook

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Home furnishings with an optimistic outlook

With lockdowns driving global interest in home improvements and interior furnishings, Ikea and fashion designer Zandra Rhodes are examining how des...
Fashion : Retail : Homeware
Al Bon marketplace champions Arab artisans

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Al Bon marketplace champions Arab artisans

Providing a platform for artisans operating in the SWANA region, Al Bon is an e-commerce site spotlighting Arab craftsmanship.
Retail : Design : Society
Ikea’s trash collection reframes waste

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Ikea’s trash collection reframes waste

The big-box retailer’s Trash Collection comprises reclaimed furniture that has been salvaged from the street and will be sold in a new second-hand ...
Retail : Society : Reclaimed
Stat: WFH happiness could be sector-dependent

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Stat: WFH happiness could be sector-dependent

A survey of 3,500 people working from home (WFH) in the UK reveals vast differences in their happiness – with their sector potentially shaping thei...
Workplace : Happiness : Working From Home
Stat: Young people get hooked on home decor

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Stat: Young people get hooked on home decor

New research from Mintel reveals Gen Z and Millennials are driving growth in the UK’s home improvement market.
Design : Statistic : Interiors
Premium Homeware Market

Markets

Premium Homeware Market

Following a year of pandemic nesting, premium brands are seizing upon homeware to elevate comfort and style, and bring artisanal goods home.
Luxury : Retail : Design
Ikea’s price-conscious gaming furniture

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Ikea’s price-conscious gaming furniture

Ikea's first range of affordable PC gaming furniture makes it easier for consumers to have a professional set-up at home.
Retail : Gaming : Technology
Fulfilment Furnishings

Micro Trends

Fulfilment Furnishings

The global pandemic has shifted people’s priorities to focus on home furnishings that place wellbeing at the fore, in both physical and digital sce...
Health : Wellness : Workplace
Furniture fit for a post-anthropocentric world

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Furniture fit for a post-anthropocentric world

Parisian architect Anthony Authié and design studio Supertoys Supertoys are envisiaging furniture design for a post-anthropocentric world.
Far Futures : Design : Anthropocene
A lightbulb moment for anti-viral technology

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A lightbulb moment for anti-viral technology

Italian lighting brand Artemide has unveiled ultraviolet technology that can transform lights into room sanitisers.
Technology : Interiors : Health & Wellness
Inclusive exclusivity is the new retail experience

Viewpoints

Inclusive exclusivity is the new retail experience

With retail experiences limited by the pandemic, brands are driving desire by creating secretive spaces for those in the know.
Retail : Fashion : Marketing
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