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Order Some Jeans with Your Room Service
Order Some Jeans with Your Room Service

Virgin Hotels customers can order Gap clothing and merchandise straight to their room

Gap and Virgin Hotel Chicago are exceeding expectations with a unique partnership that allows customers to order Gap merchandise straight to their hotel room.

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an Amazon Drone Superhighway!
It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an Amazon Drone Superhighway!

In a recent quarrel with the law, Amazon Prime is seeking reforms so as to roll out its newest retail operation

Having planned to carry out a drone delivery service since 2013, Amazon Prime is only now seeing its vision for the future of distribution slowly coming into fruition. Following restrictions by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test its drones, a change this March in the organization’s policies has permitted Prime to take the drones for a spin outdoors, under conditions that the drones never leave the pilot’s sight and only operate during daytime.

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John Boiler: How to Design Physical Space for Optimism and ROI
John Boiler: How to Design Physical Space for Optimism and ROI

The co-founder and CEO of 72andSunny allows us inside his counterintuitive approach to “efficiency” in a modern creative company

When you look around an office, nine times out of 10 you can tell if it was designed for fear.

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A Coffee Roastery Serves Up Jobs for the Homeless
A Coffee Roastery Serves Up Jobs for the Homeless

Old Spike Roastery in London was founded to offer high-quality coffee while helping the local homeless with high-quality jobs

Lucy, a barista at Old Spike Roastery in London, isn’t your typical coffee shop employee. She’s very friendly, but she has only just started to learn English. She can make a mean flat white, yet she learned how to do so only five months ago, when the shop’s owners hired her right off the street.

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Caffeine-Based Vaporizer Lets You Inhale Energy
Caffeine-Based Vaporizer Lets You Inhale Energy

Eagle Energy Vapor delivers a caffeine pick-me-up for those with the horizon in mind

The latest innovation in vapor technology is delivering consumers a new type of high. Eagle Energy Vapor is a portable, energy-infused vapor product that gives consumers a burst of caffeine-based energy through a vaporizer.

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The 2016 IKEA-Inspired Home Will Connect Families Through Food
The 2016 IKEA-Inspired Home Will Connect Families Through Food

PSFK gets a sneak peak at the new offerings of home goods that emphasize sustainable food culture and dining together

For IKEA’s 2016 catalog, the sum of its design parts speak far louder than each of their individual pieces. Themed “The Little Things That Matter,” the new concept from the Swedish furniture giant focuses on people’s lives in and around the kitchen, taking a look at how food shapes our culture, our homes and our relationships.

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This Store Has Your ‘First World Problems’ Fix
This Store Has Your ‘First World Problems’ Fix

Bad Wi-Fi Connection? At the First World Problem Store there's a pill for that

Bad Wi-Fi connection? At the First World Problem Store, there’s a pill for that. Never know what to wear? Yep, also covered. And the money you spend to ease your first world ailments is donated to solve a real problem: the fact that 22 million people are living with AIDS without access to vital medication. It’s all part of a brilliant fundraising campaign designed by the creative firm, Sue Amsterdam for the Dutch AIDS Foundation.

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Converse Takes Cues From Nike For More Comfortable Chucks
Converse Takes Cues From Nike For More Comfortable Chucks

The Chuck Taylor All Star II features a number of improvements, including a Lunarlon sockliner for more cushioning and support

Converse is introducing the all-new Chuck Taylor All Star II this month, which utilizes Nike technology for a more comfortable and durable sneaker.

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A Tour of the MakerBot Plant in Brooklyn
A Tour of the MakerBot Plant in Brooklyn

PSFK toured MakerBot's new 170,000 square foot MakerBot facility, one of the most advanced factories in New York City and in the global 3D printing industry

MakerBot has doubled its production capacity with a brand-new plant in Brooklyn that’s been redesigned to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its 3D printers.

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Who Said Materialism Had to Be a Selfish Pursuit?
Who Said Materialism Had to Be a Selfish Pursuit?

One Good Deed Today is a multi-function retail space that sees the good in wanting things

One Good Deed Today (OGDT) is unlike the regular brick-and-mortar store. It houses a recording studio, a coffee shop serving beans from Berlin and boasts shelves with products that ascribe to a general do-gooding vision.

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