Tapping into the Movement Mindset

Movement and leisure. Illustration by Gauri Kumar.
The arc and form of everyday physicality has been undergoing a transformation through the last two centuries. Take for instance, the most common physical exercise: running. Although track and field events have long been well-established, a new order was rising in the 1800s: road running. Rejecting the artificial environs of…
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Buying into the Brave New World

Thought to be the oldest shopping mall in the world — Trajan’s market in Rome , built in 100 AD— was surprisingly modern. A multi-storey structure with stores, taverns, offices and warehouses, it brought hundreds of individual shops or ‘tabernas’ together into one convenient location. (One has to wonder if it…
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Changing Rooms in Concept Spaces

Know what changing rooms in concept stores need? More fun. There, I said it. A changing room is personal. It’s small, it’s private. It’s got mirrors. And concept spaces are meant to be nonconformist and exploratory. It’s a potent combo because we get super experimental and weird when no one…
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