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Supercircular design

Restaurants are getting a circular redesign.
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Flexivores

Consumers are reconsidering their culinary habits, saving meat and extravagant cuisines for travel and special occasions.
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Affirmational beauty

Beauty is merging with identity exploration and play, elevating makeup into an act of self-affirmation.
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Krista Kim and Peter Martin, co-creators of the 0RB System

"We used to be passive consumers, but now we have become conscious co-creators."
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Brain health

Gen Z has found a new way to improve their mental and emotional health: intentional brain development.
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Digital nesting

Mass retailers are helping avatars design their virtual homes.
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Next gen AI

AI is rebranding, leveraging its ability to improve safety, creativity, and equity for consumers and users.
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New wave careers

Young professionals are reevaluating careers of the future.
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The five-star office

In a sustained bid to draw employees back to the office, businesses are adopting ideas from the hospitality sector.
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The joyconomy

Joy and play are setting the tone for 2023.
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The Future 100: 2023 vocabulary

A glossary of terms that will define 2023.
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The Future 100: 2023

Our annual forecast of 100 trends to watch in the coming year.
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Mapping reality

Why is navigation tech a linchpin of Web3 futures?
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Three hospital beds with yellow sheets are lined up next to each other in a white medical hall.
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Decentralizing Healthcare

Healthcare DAOs are poised to disrupt the industry.
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A sunset beach scene. To the left, an electric car charger. To the right, a gray electric car.
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Electric futures

A new infrastructure is emerging for the future of electric travel.
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CES 2023: Key trends

Intuition, access, and accountability were major themes across the showrooms at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.
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