The new beat

The new beat

A city reinvents itself. As it rises from its ruins, the power of local initiatives is exerting a magnetic pull on the creative class in the U.S. Detroit was always tougher, more challenging and wilder than other places. We take a trip to a city full of hope. And to the roots of techno.

The future of mobility

The future of mobility

Electric, connected, autonomous, shared—Bram Schot, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG for Sales and Marketing*, talks with mobility researcher Carlo van de Weijer about the future of mobility.

Izumi Miyazaki

Izumi Miyazaki

Social media outlets offer plenty of scope for creativity—and a new generation of web artists play skillfully with it. Izumi Miyazaki from Japan is one of them.

By the way

By the way

Yamandú Roos – artist and photographer

Futuristic visions

Futuristic visions

If you want to see how Silicon Valley elites envision the world, enroll in Singularity University. Their business plan: permanent optimism.

By the way

By the way

Kärt Ojavee, textile designer and lecturer: "An urban innovation culture calls for dynamic design."

Not too perfect

Not too perfect

How can art bring visions of the future to life? And what are the advantages of analog depictions in a digital world? Swedish artist Anne-Li Karlsson finds the answers by using special ink to run power lines through a paper city. There is just one thing the set should not be: too perfect.