The CEO & Founder of Carnivore Club gives us five predictions for the future of subscription e-commerce
I am lucky to have participated in back-to-back e-commerce trends that frenzied media and consumers alike. I witnessed firsthand the craze of daily deals and flash sales, as hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs hopped on the bandwagon and started their own daily deal startups.
Whether we like it or not, we live in a world of data; at PSFK 2015 we gathered a panel of three data aficionados for insight on its current state and prospective future
Big Data is a term that evokes some very ambiguous and conflicting emotions; many realize the incredible potential for it to optimize certain aspects of our lives, but more have concerns surrounding what is collected and the the way it’s done. At PSFK 2015, we wanted to further that discussion, and we were fortunate enough to host three authorities on the subject—Seth Porges of Cloth, Steven Dean of Quantified Self, and Tara Greer of Deutsch LA—for a talk on the current state of Big Data, and its possible future.
LENA is a closet that allows patrons to borrow fashions of their choice in order to create more sustainable fashion practices
Clothing can be expensive and difficult to access, not to mention costly to the environment. If people could borrow clothing like they borrow books, than the trend of fast fashion, that has caused some many of the issues that plague the fashion industry, would be halted. LENA is a library exclusively created for women’s clothing, ranging from tops, skirts, dresses, shorts, purses, and more.
At PSFK 2015 we gathered a panel of innovators within the on-demand sector to discuss the future of the sharing economy
The gilded future of on-demand and sharing economies has very much arrived, with companies like Seamless and Uber as its pioneers, though all that glitters is not gold, and these sectors are still undergoing certain growing pains. Yet with every problem in this state of flux, there comes a solution. Which is why we feel privileged to have had the opportunity at PSFK 2015 to gather together some of the brightest minds in this space to discuss the current state of affairs, and what the future holds for a world connected by the on-demand network.
FOVE has a movement control feature that lets users operate focus, aim, and shoot in videogames with their eyes
While everyone was waiting for The Rift to hit the mass market, another startup has designed, built and tested what could be a superior headset. FOVE looks like an Oculus in glossy white but it has a feature the latter can’t beat: eye tracking.
Startup Wear Your Label makes clothing that breaks the silence on mental illness suffrage
A duo is creating clothes that talks about one of society’s still awkward secrets: mental health. With prints that touch on the subject, Wear Your Label aims to start a discussion to bring an end to a damaging stigma.
Pizza Pavilion invites artists to create their own topping ideas for edible artworks that can be bought and consumed
Pizza Pavilion is an interesting new project taking place at the Venice Biennale #56, during which a group of international artists are developing their own unique personal pizza topping ideas. These will then come to fruition at the local pizzeria, Pizza Al Volo at Campo Santa Margherita, and served on-site. Opening earlier this month and running until November, this is the first international pavilion dedicated to pizza as a cultural canvas.
J.Crew's latest collaboration is here and it's designed by a little girl called Mayhem
Like many kindergarteners, Mayhem (a nom de plume) loves crafts and loves to play dress-up. But unlike many kids her own age, combining these two loves has resulted in a 10-piece capsule collection for J. Crew’s children’s line, called Little Mayhem, forJ. Crew.
LG has unveiled a proof-of-concept television thin enough to stick to the wall with a magnet
A television thinner than your finger is the future of screens according to LG Display, the screen-making subsidiary of LG. At a press conference in Seoul, LG unveiled a 55-inch screen that was just 0.97 mm thick and could be stuck to the wall by a magnet.
Guy Hollaway Architects has designed a leisure space that could potentially be built on the banks of the English Channel
The world’s first multi-story skatepark has been proposed for a 1,000 square meter site at Folkestone in the U.K. It is part of a new development for the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust that has been designed by Guy Hollaway Architects. The high-quality leisure space, known as Folkestone Sports Park, would offer a range of urban sports.