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Sophie Hackford portrait illustration

Turbo-charging Luxury: Sophie Hackford on the future of retail

Sophie Hackford translates the complexities and opportunities of the future for global leaders.

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Farfetch Store of the Future

Farfetch presents the Store of the Future

Farfetch unveils a beta version of its the Store of the Future, an ‘operating system’ for physical retail.

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Forefront summit

Supported by QICGRE - the Forefront summit that took place in Sydney in July broke ground in anticipating future cultures

With an impressive thought-leading lineup, the Sydney-based summit kicked off sparking conversations about culture and community building in an increasingly branded world.

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Joost Bakker holding some flowers

Zero-waste hero: Joost Bakker’s cleaner, greener future

Joost Bakker left Europe for Australia together at the age of nine, pursuing a curiosity for flowers and botany.

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Indoor office

Workplace wellbeing: The changing nature of collaboration

The modern office is evolving, as technology and culture drive the design of happier and more flexible workplaces.

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Kram/Weisshaar

Kram/Weisshaar - the changing technology of tables

While many designers seek to craft a chair that embodies their aesthetic, Kram/Weisshaar gravitate towards high technology and interactive tables.

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Eastland Town Square entrance

Australia | Ringwood, VIC

Eastland —

A new mecca for experience

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Ian Rogers Magic Leap BoF2018

At BoF 2018, AR company Magic Leap answers the question Is Spatial Computing the Next Major Tech Platform?

Magic Leap’s Rachna Bhasin and Rebecca Barkin sat down with LVMH's chief digital officer Ian Rogers to give attendees a glimpse inside one of the world’s most secretive start-ups.

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Realm library

A new realm for the community: A look at Eastland’s civic spaces

The Realm forms part of the new Town Square at the heart of Melbourne's Eastland shopping centre and includes a 1,000 m2 public library, a collaborative business hub housing the cream of the local entrepreneurs with an iconic town square architecture rivalling the world’s most ambitious civic developments.

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Beth Jens NASA

Australian NASA engineer Elizabeth Jens talks about the future of space travel

Australian NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer Beth Jens speaks at Forefront18 about the future of space travel and the importance of encouraging young people, especially girls, to seek work opportunities in STEM industries.

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BoF VOICES

BoF Voices 2018 - inside the annual gathering for big thinkers

The rise of big tech, the power of collaboration, a multifaceted understanding of the world and social activism were among the top topics at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers - supported by QICGRE.

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At the intersection of public art and urban planning with Pace Gallery and Futurecity

The wave of expansion, regeneration and gentrification in urban capitals knows no limits, yet how does a city retain its individuality? Pace Gallery and cultural placemaking agency Futurecity have joined forces for a pioneering collaboration that is rethinking the way developers and city planners see urban space.

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Modern Meadow is pioneering 3D printed leather without the environmental impact

The revolutionary biofabricators are breaking new ground with 3D printed leather-like materials, and their work has enormous environmental implications for the future.

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Margaret Zhang

Margaret Zhang speaks at Forefront about storytelling through culture

In the lead up to the Sydney conference, the Australian creative influencer and photographer talks about bringing a new energy to branded communication from both sides of the lens.

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Doug Stephens

Retail Prophet Doug Stephens speaks at BoF VOICES

The renowned futurist explores retail's coming revolution, and the “end of the beginning of e-commerce.”

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Bof VOICES Imran Amed

Business of Fashion VOICES 2017

The BoF VOICES conference convenes for the second year running at Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire, touching on a broad range of subjects from global geopolitics to the circular economy and the future of retail.

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Forefront conference Sydney

Supported by QICGRE - Forefront anticipates future cultures

Taking place in Sydney in July, Forefront is a new type of conference that brings together dynamic minds from diverse fields in pursuit of new ways of thinking and revivified attitudes.

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Semaine Josephine de la Baume

Semaine is the weekly e-commerce platform that allows you to shop the life of high-profile tastemakers

After working together at Mario Testino's, Michelle Lu and Georgina Harding launched Semaine, an innovative e-commerce platform with weekly product edits and inspirations curated by high-profile tastemakers.

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Studio SWINE Fordlandia

Studio SWINE is designing for a sustainable future

Studio SWINE is London-based design duo Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves, who travel the world looking to turn waste materials into desirable pieces of furniture – the clue is in their name, an acronym for Super Wide Interdisciplinary New Explorers.

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BoF Business of Fashion Voices

BoF founder Imran Amed is a voice at the vanguard of fashion

Ten years ago, Imran Amed founded The Business of Fashion which is now a fast growing media company and a pre-eminent voice in the publishing landscape.

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Tin&Ed

Graphic artists Tin & Ed have created algorithmic visuals with 80 Collins as their canvas

QICGRE approached the New York-based visual design duo to create imaginative hoardings for Melbourne's 80 Collins. They came up with an algorithmic animation that mixed different artists' artwork into new visual interpretations.

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OMA MPavilion Naomi Milgrom

Naomi Milgrom is the woman behind MPavilion, Australia's leading architecture commission

This year's offering was designed by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten's architectural practice OMA and includes an extensive programme of almost 350 international speakers, artists and events.

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Jake O'Leary

Jake O'Leary at Forefront: the power of a connected audience

The Global Head of Artist Marketing for YouTube on the opportunity for authentic connections and community building in a digital age.

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Eastland entrance

Connecting people and places: The changing face of retail

The business of connecting people with places will be at the heart of the success of the retail sector in the coming years.

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Anna Lewenhaupt Scott Freeman

Peak performance with Scott Freeman

Having spent nearly two decades training and rehabilitating the Australian army’s special forces, Scott Freeman left with the aim of getting the public into shape launching his state-of-the-art gym EMF Performance at Robina this year.

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Lara Bohinc table Lapicida

Lara Bohinc balances silk and steel

Fascinated by intersecting geometries and proportions, the London-based designed has turned her hand to leather accessories, jewellery and lately a furniture collaboration with stone specialists Lapicida.

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Our people are intrinsic to our success. Their broad industry experience, skilful leadership and charisma enables us to deliver on our vision and grow our business.

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Away makes first class luggage at a coach price for the millennial generation

A former Warby Parker executive, two years ago Jen Rubio joined forces with her former colleague Steph Korey to launch luggage label Away. Their aim? To shake up another staid industry. Their medium? The “perfect carry-on”.

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Canberra Centre UDS

Universal Design Studio unveils new designs for Canberra Centre

London-based architectural firm Universal Design Studio unveils their new designs for Canberra Centre inspired by the original drawings of Walter Burley Griffin.

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Voices on stage

Evolving the Business of Fashion: From blog to big time with Imran Amed

Amed’s humble website has grown to encompass a multichannel platform that services millions of monthly readers.

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Colette BoF VOICES

A tale of two concept stores – Colette and STORY in conversation

Founders Sarah Andelman and Rachel Shechtman sat down to discuss ephemeral shopping experiences and the importance of a collaborative approach at BoF VOICES.

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P Johnson tailors Sydney

Patrick Johnson reimagines made-to-measure menswear

The Sydney-based tailor brings a touch of Australian flair to the wardrobes of modern men as his global expansion continues.

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neil Blumenthal warby parker

Warby Parker's Neil Blumenthal has a vision for the future

Founded in 2008, Warby Parker sells eyewear by bridging tech, fashion and social enterprise while reinventing business and retail models along the way. Here, co-founder Neil Blumenthal shares their vision.

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Old city building at night

Sensory saviours: 12.29’s olfactory excellence

Before it was even completed, Zaha Hadid’s 1000 Museum, a 66-storey condominium in Downtown Miami, had its own scent.

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