Tag: consumer culture

12 Jan 2018

Top 5 Trends That Mattered at CES 2018

Excerpt via CNET Wall-sized TVs. Connected everything. Smart mirrors. Autonomous electric vehicles. The world’s thinnest laptop. Here are the Top 5 Trends that  mattered at CES 2018: 1. Smart home rising: More assistants and ‘AI’ everywhere CES 2017 was all about the rise of Alexa. This year Google came ready to fight back: Its Google […]

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05 Jan 2018

Virgil Abloh x Solange Knowles Emphasize Community @ American Express OPEN Success Makers Grand Finale

On December 12, entrepreneurs, creators, and makers including rock star fashion designer, DJ, and creative director Virgil Abloh gathered at Skylight Modern in New York City for the grand finale of the American Express OPEN Success Makers series. The event showcased the intersection of art and design with interactive art exhibitions created exclusively for the night. The feature […]

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10 Feb 2017

#CodedCouture: Google x H&M’s Data Dress is Designed On Your Phone

Google has teamed up with H&M’s Ivyrevel line to create custom-made dresses for its consumers based on their personal data. Coded Couture, as the project is called, or indeed the Data Dress, uses the Snapshot API to monitor that information (with the user’s permission) for a week. An algorithm then creates a digitally tailored dress […]

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12 Dec 2016

Adidas Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Are Finally Here

Adidas latest running shoe is subtle and soft-looking, with stitching that evokes the sea. Its also made almost entirely from plastic recovered from the ocean.Last year, Adidas teased a prototypeof a shoe that it was working on with the intent of playing a small role in cleaning up the oceans and adjust its supply chain […]

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23 Oct 2016

Food Delivery Startup Foodhini Serves As A Platform For Social Change

Foodhini calls themselves a “for profit social enterprise” with a mission to build sustainable incomes for immigrants in the U.S. through a food commerce platform. But beyond the social good business model, the key differentiator for Foodhini lies in their delivery of local, ethnic cuisine crafted and served by authentic immigrant chefs.

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16 Oct 2016

Robo 3D Printers the Size of a Coffee Machine Turn Desk Into Factory

Industrial grade 3D printing has been around for more than 30 years, but recent technological developments now let anyone buy a small 3D printer that essentially turns your desk or workbench into a factory. The latest 3D printers from Robo, the C2 and R2, have advanced the accessibility of the technology with a redesigned aesthetic, […]

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29 Aug 2016

No. 3 NYFW September 12-13, 2016

WHAT: The Event WHERE: 68 Lexington Ave. @25th St. New York, NY. 10010 WHEN: September 12-13, 2016 BUY TICKETS No.3 NYFW explores the creative minds behind the fashion world. This major Fashion Week event is a premiere showcase for emerging designers from around the globe. Designers will introduce their Spring/Summer 2017 lines on our runway and […]

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04 May 2016

Silicon Schmatte: Brooklyn’s Wearables Revolution

Forget Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach. Welcome to the land of the Silicon Schmatte. The Brooklyn headquarters of Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator, factory and research facility housed in a landmark building that was once Storehouse No. 2 of the United States Navy Fleet Supply Base (so noted on a plaque by the entrance) […]

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