2 -min. read 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.
5 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read 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.
5 -min. read 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.
7 -min. read 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…
6 -min. read “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”.
4 -min. read 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.
5 -min. read 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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