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The Istanbul Fashion Week connects fashion designers with the public. During a week, several tents are put up to allow locals to view and purchase the new fashion collections.
Why it matters
This street approach allows the public to have easier access to what is usually a very exclusive industry. Are there other business categories that would thrive by relaxing the barrier of exclusivity?
Dyson has launched the Air Multiplier™. A fan with no blades that uses 98% less energy than regular fans. Air is accelerated through a ring-shaped aperture. This creates a jet of air that passes over an airfoil-shaped ramp, channeling its direction. No blades means the Dyson Air Multiplier™ fan is safe and easy to clean. It also has touch-tilt, 90° oscillation and dimmer-switch power control.
We often associate cork with wine. But the Portuguese company AHUA is using the material for what was one of its original purposes: buoyancy. The company makes and sells thin surfboards and handplanes (surfboards for hands) made of light and eco-friendly cork. The project was funded thanks to an entrepreneurship prize and crowd funding website Massivemov.