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Interior design of the future will seem like magic

Interior design of the future will seem like magic Bokeh Art Photo/Shutterstock.com Sara Nabil, Newcastle University Imagine a house where the walls change colour depending on your mood, or your tablecloth changes shape when you’re having a dinner party. A house where every item, from your cushions to your lampshades, interact with you. This might …

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Think of what your clothes are doing to the planet. Joe Giddens/PA Archive

Read this before you go sales shopping: the environmental costs of fast fashion

Cover: Think of what your clothes are doing to the planet. Joe Giddens/PA Archive Read this before you go sales shopping: the environmental costs of fast fashion Patsy Perry, University of Manchester It’s tough to love our clothes and keep wearing them for longer when we are faced with a tempting array of newness on …

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Representations of women and brand positioning at Christian Dior

Cover: Miss Dior, 1947. Author provided Representations of women and brand positioning at Christian Dior Miss Dior, 1947. Author provided Franck Celhay, Montpellier Business School – UGEI and Lise Magnier, Delft University of Technology This year marks the 70th anniversary of Christian Dior’s first fragrance for women. It thus seems a suitable moment to examine the representations …

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Conspicuous consumption is over. It’s all about intangibles now

In 1899, the economist Thorstein Veblen observed that silver spoons and corsets were markers of elite social position. In Veblen’s now famous treatise The Theory of the Leisure Class, he coined the phrase ‘conspicuous consumption’ to denote the way that material objects were paraded as indicators of social position and status. More than 100 years …

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Ole’! Ole’! Spanish-Inspired Fitness Beer Palmia is Making a Splash

Palmia raises $50,000 in 48 hours on crowdfunding site WeFunder after it sold out of its Spanish-inspired fitness beer, to make more of its popular beer.     Ole’! Ole’! Spanish-Inspired Fitness Beer Palmia Sells Out Turning to Crowd-Funding to Make Next Batch   Palmia raises $50,000 in 48 hours on crowdfunding site WeFunder after …

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CES 2017 Kevin Plank, Founder CEO Under Armour Keynote

cover credit CES – Under Armour Founder and CEO, Kevin Plank, delivered a keynote at CES 2017 The annual premier tech conference held in Las Vegas is attracting close to 200,000 technologists from all around the world.     Kevin Plank, Founder CEO Under Armour Keynote by : Karina Mendoza Calayag       Credit CES …

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CES 2017 Lifestyle and Family Tech

cover credit CES – Melanie Taylor performs her winning song at the CES 2017 opening keynote. The annual premier tech conference held in Las Vegas is attracting close to 200,000 technologists from all around the world.     CES 2017 Lifestyle and Family Tech by : Karina Mendoza Calayag       Credit CES Lifestyle and Family …

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CES 2017 IOT Our Connected World

cover credit CES – Samsung at CES 2017 Media Day 2 The annual premier tech conference held in Las Vegas is attracting close to 200,000 technologists from all around the world.     CES 2017 Internet of Things (IOT) – Our Connected World by : Karina Mendoza Calayag     Credit CES Internet of Things (IOT) …

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CES 2017 Vehicle Tech

cover credit CES – Toyota unveils new concept car at CES 2017 The annual premier tech conference held in Las Vegas is attracting close to 200,000 technologists from all around the world.     CES 2017 Vehicle Tech by : Karina Mendoza Calayag     Credit CES Vehicle Tech at CES 2017 Video of the cool new …

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CES 2017 Health and Fitness Wearables

cover credit CES – A swmat running shoe by Sensoria that tracks foot pressure for analysis among the many Health and Fitness Wearables showcased at CES 2017.     CES 2017 Health and Fitness Wearables by : Karina Mendoza Calayag     Credit CES Health and Fitness Wearables at CES 2017 See the latest in fitness technology …

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