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The Age Of The Long Near from The Future Laboratory on Vimeo.

London – This is The Age of the Long Near, in which we explore why short-term thinking is the greatest threat to business potential, our happiness as individuals and the world that sustains us.

The Future Laboratory’s creative team has produced a film for LS:N Global’s Spring/Summer 2015 Trend Briefing, which was held at South Bank on 12 March.

The video introduces The Optimised Self, our manifesto for the body and mind; Whole-system Thinking, consumerism that goes beyond sustainability and environmentalism; and The Immortal Brand, a new premise for businesses that want to thrive in The Age of the Long Near.

‘We wanted to establish the premise of The Age of the Long Near through a commanding spoken narrative,’ says Lynne Devine, who provided design and direction on the film. ‘The film traces the path of an orb as it evolves, regenerates and mutates before returning to a singularity, suggesting an infinite cycle of time with an element of the divine.’

For more information about the event, contact alena@thefuturelaboratory.com.

Animation: Mighty Elk http://mightyelk.co.uk/
Sound: Joe Ashworth https://soundcloud.com/joeashworth
Voice Over: Elizabeth Nestor http://www.damngoodvoices.com/

Images:
Van Gogh cycle path by Studio Roosegaarde, Neunen, Netherlands
Morphosis by Lucia Giacan for ODDA magazine
Prada Mens AW15 Catwalk by AMO. Photography by Alberto Moncada

I believe Herr Karl says it best…

Karl Lagerfeld: Zillions on Nowness.com.

Well said.

Wise words.

Wise words.

Business innovator, designer and visionary shares his 1 minute of very wise advice.

START SOMETHING NEW TODAY

Wise ideas.

29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE from TO-FU on Vimeo.

I’ve always admired free spirits as the ultimate expression of life. Perhaps because I often feel the conservative constraints imposed on all of us rather acutely. Take for example the incredible fusion of Rick Owens and Michele Lamy, locked in, creatively and as a whole. A fascinating look at their dynamics and of course, their incredible works.
I have included some stills as I was not able to insert this video from “Another Mag” but have this full screen link here:
http://www.anothermag.com/video/embed/148?shareurl=http://www.anothermag.com/exclusives/rick-owens
More: Rick Owens


As a lover of Organically Modified Design, I could not help but be AMAZED by Victoria Spruce, the showcase designer at the Dezeen space in London. An RCA graduate, she has explored the mobius concept and utilized 3-D printing to boot in what I think is excitingly innovative.
Check out here website: VICTORIA SPRUCE


Here we watch her discuss her methods:

Dezeen Platform: Victoria Spruce from Dezeen on Vimeo.

If you haven’t seen the new screening of “This is my dream”, you still have a chance this fall in various cities: London, Berlin, Milan, Dubai and Tel Aviv. One of the very few designers that continues to astound with his mix of dystopian poetry and grace, Yohji Yamamoto reveals his inner soul and approach to his travails. In our new series, DESIGN MANIFESTO, we will explore the idiosyncratic methods and ethos behind notable creatives.
Here is a snippet of the film. Amazing. More info here: “This is my Dream”

YOHJI YAMAMOTO: THIS IS MY DREAM from Huge Conglomerate on Vimeo.