Back To The Future…
#TheFutureIs / Design / Futures / The Word On The Street / Trend Forecasting / Trendspotting / Trendwatching

Back To The Future…

Dear Reader After a ‘bit’ of a hiatus, Curated Futures is back, and readying for some big things over the next few months! We have been spending the last little while out, about and around, pursuing ideas, observing happenings and collating the word on the street. Synonymous with seeking, and translating, inspiration—our reporting highlights the … Continue reading

#TheFutureIs / Apparel / Design / Fashion / Film / Garment Technology / Innovation / Sport & Fitness / Take 5_ / Wearable Tech

#TheFutureIs… Fashion: The Next Step… The Next Black

When Coco Chanel spoke the words “Fashion passes, style remains” she couldn’t have known how relevant it would be 50 years on. With every season, we see more colours, collections and styles than ever before. As fashion moves faster and faster, the concept of clothing hasn’t changed much in over 100 years. Textiles still cover … Continue reading

Un-Packaging The Future [Oh Please YES!]
#TheFutureIs / *Retailing / Curated Spaces_ / Sustainable

Un-Packaging The Future [Oh Please YES!]

With bright fluorescent lights, flashy colours and countless catchy slogans and broad claims, buying groceries can be pretty jarring. Even more so when we consider that those eye-catching packages are destined to end up in the landfill. Is it necessary for our foods to be so loud, or could the future of packaging be a … Continue reading

Wearing Your Haptic On Your Sleeve
#TheFutureIs / Apparel / Fashion / Garment Technology / Take 5_ / Video / Wearable Tech

Wearing Your Haptic On Your Sleeve

Wearable tech designer Billie Whitehouse, who is also co-founder of Wearable Experiments, spoke at PSFK CONFERENCE 2014 about her goal to give what we wear intelligence and more purpose. Her first major project was Fundawear, vibrating underwear that transmits touch over the Internet for couples who are apart from each other. A awkwardly fun product, … Continue reading