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FOODTECH
Mycorena on using biotechnology for the first fungi-based fat ingredient from mycelium
NATURE
Swedish cleaning startup trains wild crows to get cigarette bumps off the streets
FASHION
As Ganni aims to be more inclusive, the new Software drop is their first genderless collection
MOBILITY
DRIVR and Toyota are pushing for fossil fuel-free taxis in Copenhagen
MOBILITY / FASHION
Volvo’s design manager on how new material Nordico reduces the CO2 footprint in all their electric cars
FASHION
Alfa’s boot using 100% wool from Norwegian sheep wins Scandinavian Outdoor Award
BEAUTY / DESIGN
Swedish beauty startup explains why its waterless skincare is stored in terracotta sculptures
digital fashion
Gucci joins forces with Superplastic in new NFT-drop
digital fashion
Prada and adidas are stepping into the metaverse together
FASHION
Kastel’s new shoe is made of 11 components — up to 40 less than your usual footwear
briefing
Paris Fashion Week — metaverse afterparties, Scandinavian debuts, and Nigo’s Kenzo craze
ENTERTAINMENT
Spotify explains why audio drama is their next big move
DESIGN
Design Editions merge artisanal techniques and modern production for vertical surface designs
FRAGRANCE / TECHNOLOGY
Byredo’s new device’s speaker design efficiently distributes a fragrance diffuser in a room
FASHION
Levi’s takes help from sustaintech company Renewcell to upcycle the iconic 501 jeans
ART
Alexandra Karpilovski’s new exhibition invites the visitor to stop, to think, to laugh, and to feel
FASHION
Fendi launches its first luxury crypto wallet accessories line
TECHNOLOGY
DSruptive’s human chip implants can give millions of people direct access to their health data
DESIGN
Subjective’s line of interior goods highlights the local manufacturers that are still in business
ARCHITECTURE
This façade in Oslo made from recycled aluminum saves up to six times the amount of CO2 emissions
FASHION
Dynamic tailoring, outdoor, & Nordic impact — 5 observations from Pitti Uomo 101
VIRTUAL FASHION
H&M joins forces with DRESSX in virtual fashion UGC contest
LONG-READ / FASHIONTECH
Streamateria’s 3D printed garments react to body functions — and disappear magically after use
OUR READING LIST
NFT shopping at Selfridge, supersonic flight’s revival, & mushroom leather
SKINCARE
Skincare brand Bigelius on how the growing issue with air pollution affects our skin
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Sandqvist uses 3D renderings of samples to reduce impact and increase design flexibility
FASHION
Balmain and Barbie partners up in new NFT fashion drop
BRIEFING
Metaverse, mobility, and merging industries — what we learned from CES 2022
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Polar’s CEO Sander Werring on the current state and future of smartwatches
DESIGN
Thomas Sandell: ”It’s elegant and extremely well crafted by master carpenters”
ARCHITECTURE
Nine international groups present competition entries for transforming Helsinki’s South Harbour
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Intimacy exhibition highlights what’s made Finland a leading country for innovative fashion
OUR READING LIST
Metamobility, H&M metaverse concept store, & 2022 fashion-tech predictions
ART
Art Value’s auction is the first NFT sell-off where the artwork is created after the event itself
THE EXPERT / INTERIOR
Astrid’s Anna Boustedt explains why you should add more textiles to your home office interior
LONG-READ / SCIENCE
Researcher describes how ”coopetition” can improve competitive companies’ sustainability work
ART
Aquanauts exhibition depicts the story of eye-catching creatures Homo aquatis
BRIEFING
5 things too good to miss at CES 2022 this week
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Brain Stimulation uses gamification to improve rehabilitation for stroke patients
MUSIC / TECHNOLOGY
Zeptagram’s Christina Löwenström: ”Art was a door opener — NFT will become huge in 2022”
PEOPLE / FASHION
Rebekka Bay: ”I hope to make Marimekko even more globally relevant”
GAMING / FASHION
Tommy Hilfiger takes help from UGC designers in new Roblox collection
BEVERAGES / FOOD
OMAKA’s Hedda Spendrup on how to create a beer brewery of the 2020s
DESIGN
Per Söderberg uses the Romans’ construction material for his latest exquisite table line
BRIEFING
Our 10 most-streamed podcasts this year
BRIEFING
Our top 10 sustainability stories in 2021
FASHION
Fashion’s new terrain
S-BEAUTY SPECIAL
One pack of LastObject’s reusable wood-based cotton rounds can save 17.500 litres of water
BRIEFING
Our top 10 virtual fashion stories from 2021
TECHNOLOGY
Helmet-based safety specialist Mips’ virtual test lab reduces costs and environmental impact