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Automotive The Future Of Car Buying And Owning According To Acura Designers

Amidst changing consumer behaviors in a booming sharing economy, vehicle owning will endure, say Acura experts—but will have to be more about a personal connection than A-to-B transportation

Fashion & Apparel Japanese Designer Yuima Nakazato Enables On-Demand Couture

The high-fashion house is partnering with a technology company to integrate "fashion on demand" software into a soon-to-launch store, enabling clothing customization in minutes

Advertising BMW's Art Journey Sends Artist On Global Trek To Study The Heavens

The auto brand's cultural engagement that supports today's most promising artists is sending winner Zac Langdon-Pole around the world to study how ancient peoples mapped the stars, ending in an Art Basel presentation

Design Future Ford Vehicles Could Be Designed In Virtual Reality

The automaker's use of Gravity Sketch VR design is poised to revolutionize the process, enabling designers to not only sketch in 3D but also place themselves inside of the vehicle, enabling more life-like and faster-to-market creation

Brand Activation & Immersion NYRIW Preview: Hollwich Kushner Executive On Building Dynamic Store Experiences For Casper, MINI, Uniqlo And More

Ahead of the Store Design in a Digital Age panel during NYRIW, PSFK interviewed Hollwich Kushner architecture and design office CEO Marc Kushner to learn how leading retailers are creating memorable, brand-specific store experiences for customers

Home NYRIW Preview: Experiential Retail Studio Founder On Captivating The Phygital Consumer

Ahead of speaking on the panel IRL Retail Design in a Digital Age, Whereabout founder and creative director Gabriela Baiter explains how the studio helps digitally native brands as well as retailers like Uber and Floyd enable dynamic, interactive, memorable experiences that foster community and drive engagement

Merchandising & Curation Digital Platform Brings The Sharing Economy Ethos To Interior Design World

A London-based home-decor sharing platform is enabling consumers to rapidly refurbish their homes, and is poised to change the dynamics of the interiors industry by embracing the sharing economy concept

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Harrods Drives Around London Tastemakers As They Explore Its Cultural Legacy

The web series is a part of a greater effort to emphasize the evolving experiential elements of shopping at the department store

Cafe & Restaurant How Innovative Packaging Is Fighting Throwaway Culture

Packaging has been considered a necessary evil—until now, as designers are finding creative ways to encase products in materials that serve a second function, from measuring tape to toys

Retail 6 Key Takeaways From PSFK's CXI 2018 Conference

Speakers at PSFK's conference on May 18 left the audience with food for thought, motivating listeners to shake up their own industries with pivotal insights on the consumer experience

Loyalty & Membership How Automotive Groups Are Designing For Ridesharing

Transportation companies, particularly auto makers, are creating products and services specifically for vehicle sharing as the end of car ownership looms on the horizon

Packaging & Product Engagement Amazon Adds Scannable Codes To Boxes That Encourage Customers To Reuse

The company's new "SmileCodes" unlock app-based media, including arts and crafts how-tos, when scanned with a smartphone

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel This Truck Hotel Offers Travelers Flexibility Of Destination

The Truck Surf Hotel gives travelers the opportunity to explore uncrowded surf spots, natural parks and mountains, as well as immerse themselves in different cultures

Automotive Volvo-Google Sync May Kickstart In-Car Services Revolution

Thousands of automotive apps may emerge after new partnership agreed