In the old days, luxury was easy: it should be expensive and exclusive. Is this also true in the future?
This report reflects on some of the drivers and values that underpin the use of luxury. The Institute looks closer at the evolution of the concept of luxury and also looks at who consumes luxury and why in a global context. Finally, the report presents the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studiesí 5 ideas of future luxury.
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The main article this time is an interview with Kal Spelletich.
You might ask why a magazine like SCENARIO prioritises telling about a person who works with robots at an artistic and abstract level. The answer is the same as if you had asked what role art plays in the development of our society. The fact is that art can do much the same things as basic research, if done sufficiently freely and radically, namely establish new insights, challenge the way things are and nudge the status quo. It creates progress precisely by not going for the main stream, the things we already know and understand, and this is why we tell you about Spelletich.
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Increasingly, global competition, the war for talents, the introduction of new technologies, and the greater focus on sustainability are changing how companies plan for and develop their workplace strategies and the services required to support them.
CIFS in collaboration with ISS World Services has produced a new white book on the workplace of the future. The study identified 8 strategic challenges that organizations must address to remain successful in the future and models for developing a workplace strategy that matches an organizationís strategic needs, brand, culture, and existing workplace.