–Prada is opening the second branch of its iconic artisanal bakery, Marchesi 1824, which is famous for its design-forward delicacies, shares Vogue.
–Designboom introduces the “bioscleave house,” which claims to slow down the effects of aging.
–With their new project, ‘Liminal,’ rock band Sigur Ros is taking sound baths on tour, blurring the lines between concert, art exhibit and meditation and even offering fans ways to recreate the experience at home. Via Vogue.
–Bon Apetit explores how restaurant merchandise has become the latest status symbol.
–Tyra Banks is opening Modelland, a modeling theme park meant to empower “people with all types of different beauty to feel seen and validated,” Banks tells Variety.
–After rocketing to popularity, CBD products are facing new regulations in New York City, reveals The New York Times.
–The MoMA is rethinking the art museum with an expanded and reconfigured space that will showcase “newly hanging art from women, people of colour and the most underrepresented and under-recognised artists,” writes Dazed.
–The Business of Fashion explains how emerging outerwear brands are changing “the psychology behind outerwear” and challenging luxury mainstays in the process.
–Beauty brands in China are no longer allowed to market their products as ‘medicinal,’ announces Jing Daily.
–The US tourism industry is stalling, reports Conde Nast Traveler.
–Spotify is upping its stake in nonmusical content with the acquisition of podcast companies Gimlet Media and Anchor, reveals The Wall Street Journal, which could lead to more effective podcast advertising strategies, BBC argues.
–Ikea is exploring plans for a furniture leasing program, says Curbed.