Urban

Brand Activation & Immersion Abercrombie & Fitch features city-influenced apparel and events at Williamsburg hotel

Fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is opening an outpost at the Hoxton hotel in Williamsburg, featuring city-influenced apparel and events for young travelers. The pop-up, inspired by the retailer’s “Do 96 Hours In” campaign, features clothes curated by influencers Tara Sowlaty and Alyssa Coscarelli, plus local events and the chance to snag $96 overnight stays.

Design How IKEA Is Democratizing Gardening To Build A More Sustainable Future

PSFK speaks to the brand about how its activation at the world's largest flower show engaged visitors in unexpected ways, inviting them into a hyper-natural and hyper-tech exhibit that demonstrated a more sustainable future of home food-growing

Automotive Volkswagen's Car-Sharing Program Offers Customers Package And Dry Cleaning Drop-Off

The automaker's We Share service aims to engage younger urban demographics fond of ride-share services as well as differentiate itself in a bustling market by offering extra amenities

Home IKEA Takes Inspiration From Space Travel To Design Products For Small-Space Living

The Swedish furniture retailer draws from outer-space missions to create its latest, compact collection, addressing the consumer need for furniture amenable to small dwellings in an age where more people are moving to big cities

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel BMW Proposes An Elevated E-Bike Roadway For City Traffic Relief

The modular roadway takes advantage of unused space to increase sustainable mobility options

Automotive Mercedes Benz Is Trying To Get Commuters Into A Self-Driving Taxi

Bosch and Daimler have partnered to bring more driverless vehicles to the roads

A Robotic Garden Is Roaming Around London

The project from Interactive Architecture Lab is meant to increase the interaction between people and nature

Singapore Is Devising Creative New Ways To Reduce Noise Pollution

The Housing & Development Board aims to soften the impact of sound to create a more pleasant living environment

Design Residential Project Fits Versatile Apartments Into Tiny Spaces

Yo! Company founder Simon Woodroffe is betting city dwellers will adapt to the new home concept

Technology What It Takes To Build NYC's First Underground Park

Reviving the Lower East Side with an urban park that exists underground

Technology What Might It Look Like If Google Built A City From The Ground Up?

Google's parent company is redesigning urban environments into self-reliant systems

Could Future Cities Be Powered By Bioluminescent Bacteria?

A bold startup points to a post-electricity future for our planet

Luxury A New Emoji Set for City-Dwelling Millennials

Creative agency Moving Brands believes young urbanites may find drones, matcha and pugs more fitting for their emoticon lifestyles

Gaming & Play Flying Cars and Hoverboards Populate Past Visions of Future Cities

From concepts of airborne cities to proposals for a dome over Manhattan, these grand plans and unbuildable designs set high expectations