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African Tech Start-Ups Lead the World in Wireless

African Tech Start-Ups Lead the World in Wireless

To bypass the need for infrastructure, African tech companies are creating innovative solutions that are attracting global attention and investment.

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11 days ago

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Is Shenzhen the Next Hotbed of Product Innovation?

Is Shenzhen the Next Hotbed of Product Innovation?

Despite its reputation for fakes and cheap electronics, the Shenzhen tech scene is proving the city’s potential as a centre for innovation.

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29 days ago

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Makers + Shakers: Joris Laarman

Makers + Shakers: Joris Laarman

The Dutch designer is the undisputed leader of the 3-D printing brigade. He is part of our Makers + Shakers series – a look at the next generation of independent makers who are tapping into new markets, exploring unconventional materials and using their skills for social good.

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May 27, 2016

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Foster + Partners’ Electric Vision for the Future

Foster + Partners’ Electric Vision for the Future

Working with Nissan, the London architecture firm has debuted a concept that would transform the city and everything in it – from streets and buildings to cars – into fuel cells that power each other with renewable energy.

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March 7, 2016

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4 Therapeutic Light Fixtures with Major Style

4 Therapeutic Light Fixtures with Major Style

Based on the Fibonacci spiral, Louis Poulsen’s Patera fixture diffuses a soft illumination. Plus, three more lighting innovations that soothe and uplift.

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March 4, 2016

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Artemide Comes Up With the Ultimate SAD Lamp

Artemide Comes Up With the Ultimate SAD Lamp

A collaboration with the Italian lighting manufacturer, French designer Philippe Rahm’s Spectral Light combines single-wavelength LEDs to optimize indoor illumination for human – and non-human – well-being.

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February 24, 2016

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The Future of Footwear

The Future of Footwear

From sneakers that signal directions with vibrations to socks that help athletes prevent injuries, our feet are poised to become the next logical place to embed wearable technology.

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November 30, 2015

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Wellness by Design: 3 Health Trackers

Wellness by Design: 3 Health Trackers

Geared toward monitoring one’s own health, these designs and concepts – by Lapka, Bellabeat and Theranos – put more power into the hands of users.

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October 7, 2015

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Jasper Morrison Dials it Down with Punkt Phone

Jasper Morrison Dials it Down with Punkt Phone

If you’re craving more and more breaks from the digital world, the British designer’s new phone for Swiss brand Punkt. lets you connect with other people in more meaningful ways. (No, we don’t mean Candy Crush.)

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September 17, 2015

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5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

5 Stylish Ways to Listen to Music

Now that Apple is streaming 30 million songs directly to our phones, here are five new designs – from the world’s tiniest earbuds to UE Roll, the waterproof bluetooth speaker that clips to your jeans – to replace those bulky headsets.

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July 23, 2015

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