Weekly Round-Up: 19th February 2016

Weekly Round-Up: 19th February 2016

Posted Yesterday by Nirvana CPH

Welcome to the Nirvana weekly news round-up; a selection of the week’s most important and exciting stories, brought to you every Friday, from across the worlds of fashion, luxury retail, design and advertising – in short, all those elements that influence our world of Creative Production.

 

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How Newspaper Supplements Took On Fashion Magazines (The Business of Fashion)

“Over the last decade, supplements such as T: The New York Times Style Magazine, WSJ. at The Wall Street Journal, and How To Spend It at The Financial Times, have bucked the depressing trends in print media, by consistently growing their advertisers, upping their page-counts, rolling out more editions and making a profit.”

 

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Plastic fantastic: how the shopping bag went haute (The Guardian)

“Few could have predicted that reusable bags, scourge of seabirds and British waterways, would lollop into their epilogue as fashionable must-haves, yet here we are.”

 

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Polaroid becomes “first household name” to launch 3D printer range (Dezeen)

“The ModelSmart 250S prints with Polaroid’s own PLA filament, available in nine colours. The filament cartridges each include an integrated smart chip that senses and reports the amount of material remaining inside.”

 

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Project Ukko Is a Clever Way to Visualize the Complexities of Wind (Wired)

“How do you communicate the uncertainty of a scientific process without being too reductive? “I don’t try to make it as simple as possible,” Stefaner explains. “I try to clarify as much as possible.””

 

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Assemble on Granby Four Streets, empowering communities and transforming public spaces (Creative Review)

“In the past few years, Assemble’s work has focused on developing innovative solutions to some of the biggest problems facing cities – such as a lack of affordable workspaces for crafts people – and working with communities to transform public spaces, giving them the tools to create new hubs of local activity and community events.”