Hologram circuses, lab-grown wood and CO2 perfume

1. 7 ways for firms to revise marketing strategies not to be left behind, as people are ready to reconnect with clients in the real world — The Monocle Minute On Design

2. Cruelty-Free Circus Uses Holograms Instead of Real Animals — Interesting Engineering

3. University takes first steps in producing lab-grown wood — Springwise

4. Honda launches world’s first level 3 self-driving car — Nikkei Asia

5. Money is pouring into carbon capture tech, but challenges remain — CNBC/Youtube

6. Move over, Uber. I want to ride on this tiny trolley — Fast Company

7. Used cotton clothing can be turned into nylon or ethanol — Warp News

8. Aspekt Office designs bright white store with “Nordic atmosphere” for Chinese lifestyle brand — Dezeen

9. Coty Plans to Recycle Carbon Into Perfume — Business of Fashion

10. ‘Flying taxi’ startup Volocopter picks up another $241M, says service is now two years out — Tech Crunch

11. This Beyoncé-approved startup turns old clothes into trendy outfits — Fast Company


New Clubhouse challenger, office revival and Biden’s fashion czar

1. The office is not dead. Here’s why — Fast Company

2. Investors like sustainability. But they forget about nature — Vogue Business

3. Finland’s secret weapon in the fight against fake news: its kindergarten children — The Telegraph

4. 8 investors discuss Stockholm’s maturing startup ecosystem — Tech Crunch

5. Clubhouse Competitor: VoiceHer Is Building an Audio-based Community for Women — FemTech Insider

6. Sweden says goodbye to parking spaces, hello to meeting places — World Economic Forum

7. Designers, brands and journalists unite to ask president Biden to appoint a ‘fashion czar’ — Fashionista

8. Flying taxis are coming. Here are 5 ways they’ll differ from air travel as we know it — Fast Company

9. Twitter’s ’Super Follow’ creator subscription takes shots at Substack and Patreon — Tech Crunch

10. Haute Couture for Men Is Flourishing: Here’s Why — Women’s Wear Daily


Identity loss in Scandinavia, Gen Z hypocrisy and black history heroes

1. The snowy countries losing their identity — BBC

2. Kenyan woman’s startup recycles plastic into bricks that are stronger than concrete — Designboom

3. Denmark approves renewable energy island in the North Sea — Reuters

4. ‘Made in Bangladesh’ may soon mean your clothing is much more sustainable — Fast Company

5. 18 Black History Heroes You May Never Have Heard Of — Marie Claire

6. Bill Gates: These 3 lessons from COVID-19 can help us fight climate change — Fast Company

7. Lego’s wild new toy lets you bring figurines to life — Fast Company

8. ASKA creates escapist TV set for Stockholm Design Week interviews — Dezeen

9. If Gen Z killed fast fashion, why is fast fashion still booming? — Dazed

10. Pandemic drives popularity of messaging platform Sinch — Julia Chatterley, CNN/Twitter


Clubhouse, deepfakes and Pope Francis’ climate change battle

The new intimacy: Understanding Clubhouse’s young consumers — Vogue Business

IKEA will help turn a Swedish city into a sustainable community — Engadget

The company behind ‘Fortnite’ just made it shockingly easy to create lifelike people — Fast Company

NASA and SpaceX Are Teaming Up to Uncover the Birth of the Universe — Interesting Engineering

Sporting goods 2021: The next normal for an industry in fluxMcKinsey & Company

Ultra-fast Fashion Is Eating The WorldThe Atlantic

World’s first nature-backed financial instrument — Springwise

In the Age of Clubhouse, Must We All Become Moderators Now? — Psychology today

Why Editorial Brands Will Dominate Retail’s ‘Long Tale’Business Of Fashion

10 Steps for Transitioning the Fashion Industry into a Circular Economy — Sustainable Fashion Forum

How a Young Activist Is Helping Pope Francis Battle Climate Change — New Yorker

Beate Karlsson is the monster shoe designer coming for Margiela’s crown — Dazed


Autonomous surgery, urban farming and Copenhagen fashion week responsibilities

1. Finland’s radical plan to lure global talent — BBC Worklife

2. Spotify’s latest invention monitors your speech, determines your emotional state… and suggests music based on it — Music Business Worldwide

3. Six Ways Technology is Changing Fashion For Good
— FASHION Magazine

4. Here’s Why Future Cattle Farmers and Fishermen May Work at an Office Park or Abandoned Mall — The Spoon

5. Study Demonstrates Reductions in CO2 Could Boost the Recovery of Marine Life — Eco Magazine

6. This startup has invented an ice cream with fat you can’t absorb
— Sifted

7. Sweden’s Arctic: green innovation — Monocle

8. Future of surgery — Wall Street Journal

9. Google’s next big Chrome update will rewrite the rules of the web
— Wired UK

10. How Did Copenhagen Fashion Week Become The Capital Of Sustainability? — British Vogue


Mask jewellery, hyperloop pods and fashion industry makeovers

1. Mask jewellery: mask chains are both practical and chic  Wallpaper

2. Sweden’s foodtech sector is booming – this is what to expect from the tech hub in the north  — Digital Trends

3. Pitti Through the Ages: The Enduring Appeal of Male Elegance at Pitti — Pitti Immagine Uomo

4. 7 ways the circular economy will grow in 2021 — Fast Company

5. Fashion Trends Are Often Recycled. Now More Clothing Can Be, Too — The New York Times

6. Is it Time to Invest in Virtual Fashion? — HYPEBEAST

7. Exclusive First Look at Richard Branson’s Hyperloop Propulsion Pods —Architectural Digest

8. Boeing to Use 100% Sustainable Fuel on All Planes by 2030 — Interesting Engineering

9. H&M is one of fashion’s biggest polluters. Now its foundation is on a $100 million quest to save the planet — Fast Company

10. Audio-only social app Clubhouse takes Europe by storm — Sifted

11. You raised seed — and now you want to raise a Series A — Sophia Bendz/Medium

12. Elon Musk announces $100M prize for carbon-capture technology contest — Digital Trends


Kelp products, gender-neutral clothing, and fashion’s love affair with gaming

1. Binary: Gender-Neutral Clothing Concept in Oslo, Norway — Nofilter. Space

2. Redefining sustainability for 2021: The new priorities — Vogue Business

3. Europe’s top climate tech investors — Sifted

4. Dissecting Fashion’s Love Affair With Gaming — Content Commerce Insider

5. Kelp products could surround us in the future – but how sustainable will the industry be? — Sciencenorway

6. Remote workers are greener, but their tech still has a real carbon cost — Techcrunch

7. “The uncomfortable truth is that 2020 might just have been exactly what we needed” — Dezeen