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Design Popup Greenhouse Explores Nature Intersecting Design

Nearly 60 designers partnered with plants to create original micro-habitats

Design A Vase that Grows and Changes with Your Plant

GROWTH is a project that explores what happens when vases conform to plants, instead of the other way around

Advertising Brett Martin: Postmortem Of A Venture-Backed Startup

Lessons learned from the rise and fall of social app @Sonar.

Technology Social Platform Sets Up Blind Coffee Dates With Fellow Office Mates

The app allows people with similar interests to join up platonically over a java using algorithms to foster a greater overall sense of community in the workplace.

Advertising How Did The Top 100 Advertisers Spend Their Budgets In 2011? [Headlines]

Industry spending increased by 4.8% over 2011, but agencies are aiming the cash at media channels that make a direct connection with consumers.

Advertising J.Crew Expands To Asia For Fall/Winter 2012 Debut [Headlines]

The fashion company, in partnership with Lane Crawford, will debut their F/W ready-to-wear line in October. The move comes as more U.S. retailers look to the Asia-Pacific markets for growth opportunities.

Technology Infographic: How Big WIll The Internet Be In 2015? [Headlines]

The web will continue to grow exponentially with more visual and higher quality data being processed and stored.

Luxury Luxury Goods Market Surges In China [Headlines]

2011 growth in Chinese luxury goods market estimated at 35%, following growth of 30% in 2010.

Online Holiday Shopping Nearly $11 Bn In 2011 [Headlines]

So far, the growth rate for e-commerce has risen by 14%, according to new comScore data.

Rolls-Royce Bolsters UK Economy With 85% Of Sales Abroad [Headlines]

The engineering company, expected to make a $1.6 bn profit before taxes, is one of Britain's biggest powerhouses.

Retail PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

A roundup of the latest, most fascinating apps we've learned about this past week.

Retail Sales In China Up 17.2% [Headlines]

According to NBS, Chinese consumer spending was up to $262.6 billion as of October.

Rise In Profits For 99 Cents Stores [Headlines]

The US retailer reported a 17% financial gain in the second quarter for 2012, and plans to open 12 new stores in the second half of the fiscal year.

Advertising Africa To Become World's Second Largest Mobile Market By 2016 [Headlines]

There are currently 616 million cellular activations on the continent, and experts project 60% growth in the next 5 years.