The world’s largest gaming center, Space, opens in Stockholm this weekend
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Apple’s venture into mobility, Black Friday’s negative climate impact, and whole-genome sequencing newborns in the UK
Cool Derma’s essence is founder Shidrokh Ghawami’s respond to the industry’s profit hunt
BRIEFING / CRAFT
Instead of Black Friday, support these 10 emerging local craft brands this week
Tretorn’s new recycled boot comes with printed measuring stick to address rising sea levels
Nocs teams up with innovative startup Audiodo for personalized sound in new earbud
Haglöfs partners with The Renewal Workshop to unveil Restored collection of second-hand gear
THE EXPERT / ARCHITECTURE
”They are building like crazy in Finland and what is popping up looks amazing”
Q&A / URBANISATION
”A study has shown that people who had a green view solved a test 19 % faster than those who didn’t”
Tailored suiting is changing, and the shifting silhouette can be a tool to reconstruct masculine ideals. Up and coming designers are steering men’s fashion on a path towards inclusiveness, intimacy and empathy.
6 projects that are taking air travel to new heights
When the idea of cities was born, it was crucial to be close to water and rivers. Then, it was important to have well-developed rail systems for trains. For the last century though, the need for well-developed airports has been the centre of attention. With the rapid development of eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) airships, aviation is taking its next step without significant infrastructural changes.
SURVEY / THE METAVERSE
Deconstructing Facebook’s metaverse
As a result of Facebook’s name change to Meta, the metaverse phenomenon has now entered the mainstream. We ask the founders of two metaverse companies to define this new parallel digital reality, and how companies need to angle their entrance to it.
Rehearsing the future
In the quest of seamlessly infusing tech into our lifestyles, Isabelle Olsson is nothing short of a luminary one. Her work as Design Director at Google comes with the responsibility of humanising all of the tech giant’s hardware. As the internet of things is connecting our homes, Olsson doesn’t want you to notice it.
Escaping the mind
International art juggernaut Jacob Felländer is about to release his biggest, most ambitious work yet. The Great Escape is a multi-dimensional project including photography, painting, sculpture, fashion, music, and education, all connected through an augmented reality app. But behind his ambitions is a wish to disconnect himself from his art. We sit down in his studio and discuss the need for technology in art, the frustrations from the pandemic, and his search for freedom.