The Last Bookstore

The Last Bookstore

The Last Bookstore is a short documentary about a book entrepreneur and his LA bookshop. Where it was once assumed that e-books and digital media…

Conscious consumerism – Gotta Groove Records

Conscious consumerism – Gotta Groove Records

In a world racing to the botton of the price / cost barrel – conscious consumerism is a consumer mindset that questions the journey of…

What Mzoli’s can teach us about social capital

What Mzoli’s can teach us about social capital

Years ago we took a trip out to Mzoli’s in Gugulethu, Cape Town to see how just one business has created a vibrant economic hub…

Can you upload your mind to a computer?

Can you upload your mind to a computer?

Man has always had a weird fascination with the idea of living forever. Attaining immortality has been the focus of books and movies for centuries….

#RIP Alvin Toffler

#RIP Alvin Toffler

Alvin Toffler’s book Future Shock, which was written in 1970, is to this day a remarkably insightful look at the world as we experience it…

Does Brexit signal the NIC’s ‘Stalled Engines’ scenario?

Does Brexit signal the NIC’s ‘Stalled Engines’ scenario?

Brexit is now, unbelievably, a reality. But is this just the beginning of the collapse of ‘the European project’ that was highlighted as a major…

Cycling wearable wins Product Design Grand Prix at Cannes

Cycling wearable wins Product Design Grand Prix at Cannes

A cycling wearable won the Grand Prix for product design at the recent Cannes Festival of Creativity. The jacket in question – named Jacquard – was…

Ronaldo for Nike Football 2016

Ronaldo for Nike Football 2016

Ronaldo is back for Nike Football in 2016 with this mega-long piece of branded film, where the international superstar collides with a ball boy at…

To have a better future – you first need to imagine it

To have a better future – you first need to imagine it

All possible futures start with imagination. You need to imagine and see what is possible and plausible in the mind, before you can find a…

Perspectives of the super rich

Perspectives of the super rich

What books are the super rich reading this year? Mega investment bank, JP Morgan have released their 17th Annual Summer reading list – which is…

Peace – what are the global trends?

Peace – what are the global trends?

In the last decade – the amount of peace that the world has enjoyed has decreased overall. According to the Institute for Economics and Peace…

Meet the CEO who has never heard of Snapchat

Meet the CEO who has never heard of Snapchat

Snapchat according to a CEO – ‘probably an SMS that arrives very quick’? Having an active awareness of the trends that are happening in the…

Is it time to go Skunk?

Is it time to go Skunk?

Innovation and creative thinking needs room to breathe. Away from the normal day-to-day operations of life, crazy needs a safe space to play around, make…

Inside the world’s seed vault

Inside the world’s seed vault

The global seed vault can be found deep inside a mountain on a remote island in the Svalbard archipelago, halfway between mainland Norway and the…

[Pop up book] Paper finally breathes

[Pop up book] Paper finally breathes

Now that digital is tackling all of the day-to-day communication heavy lifting, it feels like design created for the medium of paper is finally coming…

On the marriage market in China

On the marriage market in China

Nothing is more powerful than the way people believe things ought to be. A case in point is the way society thinks about marriage; and…

Mt Fuji Drone Ballet

Mt Fuji Drone Ballet

You’ve seen 3D printing and augmented reality stunts, but could synchronized drone ballet – and perhaps more generally drone flight in formation – be the…

Leicester City’s ‘spiritual guide’

Leicester City’s ‘spiritual guide’

The idea that a tiny club like Leicester City (who just a few years ago were relegated to the 2nd division) could end up winning…

Things you could choose to fear

Things you could choose to fear

ISIS Brexit the EFF President elect of the United States of America – Donald Trump the rand Zuma global warming red tide fluoride in the…

Airbnb: Live there

Airbnb: Live there

Airbnb are offering you a unique opportunity. The opportunity to ‘live there’, even if it’s just for a night. And when you put it like…

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