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Sustainable and innovative: modular furniture for changing lifestyles

Imagine a shelf that could water your plants if you went on holiday for a week or a desk that you could control from your smartphone.

Imagine a shelf that could water your plants if you went on holiday for a week or a desk that you could control from your smartphone.

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The home of luxury, past, present and future

Switzerland’s reputation for excellence is the key to a prosperous future

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Diamonds For The Next Generation

Imagine a world in which scientists can grow diamonds and use them to power electric planes and satellites.

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A hotel fit for an Emperor

Three centuries and three Michelin stars on from its opening, Les Trois Rois remains the epitome of luxury hospitality

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Commuting in style

This Swiss e-bike company is revolutionising cycling, without breaking a sweat

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The International Red Cross draws on history to confront modern warfare

When a Geneva businessman published a book about caring for wounded soldiers, nobody could have predicted what was to follow

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Millennial spending power: How retailers are learning to meet the demands of a generation

Millennials are entering their prime spending years.

Millennials are entering their prime spending years.

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Innovations in the sharing economy: co-working spaces

From taxis to homes, innovation in the sharing economy shows no signs of abating.

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Fashion window shopping on the internet

Germany’s second largest online clothing retailer, ABOUT YOU, is breaking the aesthetic mould

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Unlocking cash by sharing possessions

From cameras to kayaks, the sharing economy’s potential is virtually limitless

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Key trends shaping
the future of consumption

As society shifts, businesses must do the same in order to thrive

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Innovation and Artificial Intelligence

An Era of Profound Change: the world in 2040 will be virtually unrecognisable thanks to Artificial Intelligence. But will we like what we see?

An Era of Profound Change: the world in 2040 will be virtually unrecognisable thanks to Artificial Intelligence. But will we like what we see?

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Office 3.0

In the digital era, is there really still a need to go in to the office? As robots and artificial intelligence take over mechanical tasks, is going in to the office simply a way to interact with others?

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Farming in the City

Vertical farming in the heart of a city may sound like the stuff of science fiction but the sky-high ambitions of one engineering revolutionary ...

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Wave Power: Turning The Tide On Renewable Energy

Harnessing the ocean’s awesome potential could double global electricity production at a stroke. Until now it has proved an elusive prospect ...

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Role of Cities

Urbanisation has changed the global landscape beyond recognition, exploding 200,000 years of human history in the course of two ...

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