technology
FOODTECH
Mycorena on using biotechnology for the first fungi-based fat ingredient from mycelium
digital fashion
Prada and adidas are stepping into the metaverse together
PODCAST
Attending metaverse raves, fashion’s reverse logistics problem, and Microsoft acquires Activision Blizzard
FRAGRANCE / TECHNOLOGY
Byredo’s new device’s speaker design efficiently distributes a fragrance diffuser in a room
INSIGHTS / EXTENDED REALITY
”The reason why big companies m u s t make XR projects now, is that we are at the brink of an internet revolution”
SIMON LAJBOSCHITZ
On what the not-so-distant future, in which VR and AR will increasingly become an integrated part of our daily lives, will be like
LONG-READ / FASHIONTECH
Streamateria’s 3D printed garments react to body functions — and disappear magically after use
OUR READING LIST
NFT shopping at Selfridge, supersonic flight’s revival, & mushroom leather
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Sandqvist uses 3D renderings of samples to reduce impact and increase design flexibility
FASHION
Balmain and Barbie partners up in new NFT fashion drop
BRIEFING
Metaverse, mobility, and merging industries — what we learned from CES 2022
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Polar’s CEO Sander Werring on the current state and future of smartwatches
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Intimacy exhibition highlights what’s made Finland a leading country for innovative fashion
OUR READING LIST
Metamobility, H&M metaverse concept store, & 2022 fashion-tech predictions
ART
Art Value’s auction is the first NFT sell-off where the artwork is created after the event itself
BRIEFING
5 things too good to miss at CES 2022 this week
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
Brain Stimulation uses gamification to improve rehabilitation for stroke patients
MUSIC / TECHNOLOGY
Zeptagram’s Christina Löwenström: ”Art was a door opener — NFT will become huge in 2022”
INSIGHTS / DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT
”I see a lot of possibilities in a mashed, XR experienced day-to-day life altering our daily rhythm and habits”
MAJA MALETKOVIC
On how technology will make entertainment better
BRIEFING
Our 10 most-streamed podcasts this year
BRIEFING
Our top 10 sustainability stories in 2021
TECHNOLOGY
Helmet-based safety specialist Mips’ virtual test lab reduces costs and environmental impact
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Nudient’s first NFT challenges the norms, creating ”impossible” mobile case
BRIEFING
Innovations for better Living — our list with 25 groundbreaking brains and entrepreneurs
SCANDINAVIAN MIND WEEKLY
Weekly: Nike acquires RTFKT, the post-pandemic traveller, & Hazelight wins Game of the Year
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
H&M Foundation’s exhibition shares 7 planet-positive solutions to anyone through 3D tour
OUR READING LIST
Adidas’ NFT project with Bored Ape Yacht club, seaweed dye in haute couture, & deepfake concerns
ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE
Olof Hoverfält on humanizing AI
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Tapster teams up with Sibirien Stockholm to add craftsmanship to their wearables
OUR READING LIST
Tinder and Spotify’s latest collab, unisex condoms, & holiday trends in the metaverse
FASHIONTECH
H&M drops capsule collection based on their brand new circular design tool Circulator
ART / TECHNOLOGY
Praised artist Sabina von Essen’s exhibition uses technology to make art accessible to more people
INSIGHTS
10 takeaways from Slush 2021
SCANDINAVIAN MIND X EXPO 2020
How space tech can save our wildlife
Q&A / MOBILITY
”Dynamic charging of vehicles can help to optimize the utilization rate of vehicles”
JOSEPHINE ADORELLE
On the future of electric mobility
ART / FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
Tobias Gremmler’s new exhibition shows fashion growing from human’s own resource — the skin
MOBILITY
Lynk & Co expand their Scandinavian presence with new Stockholm club
OUR READING LIST
Virgil Abloh’s NFT and DAO plans, beauty in the metaverse, and the science behind shuffling songs
FASHION / TECHNOLOGY
3D artist and AR creator Harriet Davey creates avatar-inspired capsule for Weekday
TECHNOLOGY
New Spotify and Philips collab matches your smart lighting system with your favourite tunes
FOODTECH
Stockeld Dreamery on producing the world’s most ambitious cheese — without using animal milk
TECHNOLOGY / MOBILITY
5 things to look forward to at Slush this week
TECHNOLOGY
Nocs teams up with innovative startup Audiodo for personalized sound in new earbud
FEMALE FOUNDERS
Step inside EQT Ventures’ tech-founder dinner in Stockholm
OUR READING LIST
Turning trees to clothes, mental health restaurants, and Myspace’s revival
MUSIC / TECHNOLOGY
Freedrum uses sensors and advanced software to create the — virtual — drum kit of the future
SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
How Enerpoly’s next generation of battery technology can let anyone get access to clean energy
SCANDINAVIAN MIND WEEKLY
Weekly: Zara Larsson’s Roblox triumph, Uber air taxis, & tech in Espoo
OUR READING LIST
Norwegian CyborGoats, Zara Larsson’s Roblox success, and Nike’s virtual trainers
MOBILITY
Polestar Design Contest winners put forward concepts of future life with an EV
NATURE / TECHNOLOGY
Google and The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation use AR to highlight endangered animals