The apartment that John Lewis has built on the sixth floor of its Oxford Street store isn’t particularly special to look at, and that’s kind of the point.
We Brits can be a sickly lot. We’re known for stodgy foods and pub culture, and our washed-out weather doesn’t do us any favours.
But neither does our bad boy attitude.
Sundials. Clocks. The Apple Watch.
The way we tell the time has changed a lot over the years.
But our obsession with measuring time in hours and days has mostly remained the same. Until…
China is facing a huge environmental crisis around the quality of its air, but a green vertical forest could be part of the answer.
Cleaning is a bore. But that doesn’t stop neat freaks from worrying about it constantly.
Now, one company wants to make sure you (or your cleaner) never miss a spot again.
Buying a house is a big deal.
A decade ago it involved booking a meeting with your bank manager, donning your smartest outfit, and trying to persuade a lender to give you a mortgage.
Humans, you’ve probably already tried a Fitbit, the smart bracelet designed to count your steps. We’ve even seen animal lovers use them to monitor their obese pets.
It’s a company best known for its bathroom brands, but British-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever just unveiled an unusual new project in Singapore. Its first co-working space.
It’s easy to see why smart environmentally-aware folk love the bicycle — riding around isn’t just great for the body and mind — it’s better for the future of our planet.