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The coolest smart furniture to own in 2021

Monday, March 22nd, 2021 by

Furniture has changed a lot in the last few decades. As styles develop, new innovations emerge, and the boundaries between furniture and tech begin to blur, one has to wonder what things will be like in the next five or ten years.

While we can’t predict the future of furniture, we can rustle up our favourite cutting-edge furniture pieces that may just be paving the way for the next generation of household norms. A few of these pieces may be way out of our price range, but it’s fun to dream!

Have a read through to see if you get inspired to give your living space an upgrade.

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Next-gen tech at CES 2021

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 by

At the start of each year, we look forward to the latest and greatest gadgets revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – a global showcase of breakthrough technologies . In 2021, this world-renowned exhibition had to adapt and do things a little differently – but fortunately, the CES team are no strangers to innovation!

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite picks from the first-ever, all-digital CES 2021 for your viewing pleasure. Could these new inventions and developments set a new standard for modern living? That’s up to you to decide. Let’s dive right in!

 

 

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6 simple ideas to reduce plastic use

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 by

Let’s talk plastic: did you know that according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society, Aussies throw out over 2.7 million disposable coffee cups every day? Since plastic items can take hundreds of years to decompose, they pose a massive risk to our diverse range of wildlife, particularly those at sea. If submarine divers can find a plastic bag over 10km deep in the Mariana Trench, think of our local beaches!

The good news is that everyone can help make a difference. Thanks to a ban on lightweight plastic bags in most states and territories, plastic bag use has dropped by 80% across the country. As a nation, we’re all getting a lot more conscious about the impact plastic has on the environment, and items such as plastic straws and cutlery are falling out of fashion.

To help you make a change for the better, here’s six simple ideas to reduce the amount of plastic you use in your daily life.

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