Accumulating experiences, not things, is the new luxury: here are four box-fresh takes on how brands can build beautiful – and impactful – experiences, as explored in three of yesterday’s Ministry of Ideas panels.
Doesn’t everyone deserve a second chance? Find out how Assembly, an art project in Brooklyn, is giving ex-convicts a voice they might have struggled to find, and a chance to validate their own personality and free themselves from the constrictions of stereotypes.
The world has already produced enough plastic and glass to satisfy our needs forever – so why bother producing any more? From transforming smartphone screens into glassware, to plastic bottles into office furniture, learn how Pentatonic is paving the way towards a waste-free future.
In the first of our Q&A series spotlighting this year’s Ministry of Ideas speakers, we caught up with Alain Sylvain, founder & CEO of Sylvain Labs, to get the scoop on AI vs EI, nurturing innovation and the role of escapism in contemporary travel.
Barcelona, Madrid and Cadiz had better watch out: Bilbao is on the up. Its gastronomy and art scene are smoking and beckoning travellers to come hither for an experience they won’t forget in a hurry.
Where have all the individuals gone? James Davidson laments the homogenisation of travel and implores us to dare to be different in the new landscape of bland…
“Demand is changing; innovation is fast and well-documented; and fitness and nutrition are definite lifestyle choices that consumers aren’t willing to sacrifice whilst travelling”.
Shanghai’s hotels are emerging from their ‘oriental’ shoebox, and are embodying all that is cool, inclusive and contemporary. How, you ask? Contemporary art, that’s how.
If you haven’t been to Lisbon, then quite frankly: where have you been? Dubbed ‘the New Berlin’, Portugal’s capital is well and truly on the up, now home to a constellation of design studios, art galleries and on-trend cafés.
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