How to build the city of the future, according to Ikea’s innovation lab

‘The Ideal City’ collects the most successful urban ideas from around the world, to serve as a sort of cookbook of best practices for city leaders. By the end of the century, if cities continue to grow at current rates, the world’s urban space may expand by 618,000 square miles—the equivalent of building another city the size of Manhattan nearly every day for the next 78-plus years.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-03 07:00:40 UTC ]
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Toppings bookshop to expand in move to listed building

Bath bookshop Toppings & Company is to move to a listed Georgian building, and will begin expansion building works next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 18:39:07 UTC ]
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Stanfords launches crowdfunder as coronavirus puts future in 'grave danger'

London map and travel book specialist Stanfords has launched a £120,000 crowdfunding campaign and warned that the coronavirus crisis has put its future in “grave danger”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 05:05:13 UTC ]
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Dad builds secret Harry Potter street in daughter's wardrobe

Ella discovered Diagon Alley inside her wardrobe during a game of hide-and-seek on her birthday. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2020-11-04 00:03:40 UTC ]
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Support builds for Adeola’s illustrator credits campaign

​More than 500 authors and illustrators have signed a letter by illustrator Dapo Adeola asking the BBC and the wider media to credit illustrators.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 17:24:53 UTC ]
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Fred Klein, Who Helped Build Bantam Books, Dies at 97

Fred Klein, who helped make Bantam Books a major force in mass market paperback publishing in the 1960s and 1970s, died on October 22. He was described by a former colleague as "the greatest ringmaster the publishing world has ever known.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business

Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create 'an entirely new in-house rights operation,' says CEO Kristen Cochrane. The post Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-23 16:11:39 UTC ]
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Why this Brooklyn library is betting on a future that’s bigger than books

Brooklyn’s Greenpoint library and environmental education center, by Marble Fairbanks and Scape, points to a climate-literate future. Here’s how. I have spent a lot of time in libraries in my day. But not one like this.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-23 12:15:29 UTC ]
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After Digital Conferences, Booksellers See Hybrid Future

Following the recent slate of virtual regional bookseller conferences, both organizers and participants anticipate that in-person gatherings will make a return someday and will be part of a hybrid model that includes enhanced virtual programming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber's Page made visiting professor at City

Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page has been made an honorary visiting professor of publishing at City, University of London.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 15:00:53 UTC ]
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Québec City Publisher Antoine Tanguay’s Interactive ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’

In a Frankfurter Buchmesse ARTS+ session, publisher Antoine Tanguay introduces his interactive storytelling project and why he believes publishers need to adapt to 'changing cultural needs.' The post Québec City Publisher Antoine Tanguay’s Interactive ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-14 20:21:09 UTC ]
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The Ivy Bookshop opens up in new location in Baltimore City

Look for the green stucco house with a porch near the Mt. Washington Whole Foods. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-10-07 22:23:53 UTC ]
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A Bookstore as Tough as New York City Itself

Book Club, an indie on Manhattan's Lower East Side, was only open for a few months before the pandemic hit. Since then, its owners have gotten creative, and are raising the store’s profile. Here's how. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Future Beijing book fairs will be hybrid, say organisers

Organisers of the Beijing International Book Fair say future editions of the event will be a hybrid of digital and physical elements after the 2020 online Smart BIBF was hailed as a success. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 18:51:42 UTC ]
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Explore Indigenous Futurisms With these SFF Books by Indigenous Authors

Explore Indigenous Futurisms by reading these 25 science fiction and fantasy books by Indigenous authors with Indigenous main characters! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-18 10:38:00 UTC ]
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China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum : ‘Digital Inheritance’

At a conference in Beijing, publishers are asked to consider how their content could be reformmated for popular digital distribution systems. The post China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum : ‘Digital Inheritance’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-16 18:21:48 UTC ]
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Discovery + Diversity: 8 Moms on Building Personal Libraries for Kids

Eight moms on how they're building personal libraries for their children and building their interest in reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-11 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Hong Kong’s trade eyes uncertain future

The recent imposition of a new National Security Law in Hong Kong was followed by a crackdown on libraries. There are now signs that it is also affecting the work of publishers and booksellers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 03:19:34 UTC ]
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Orion Spring to publish 'guide to the wildlife of our cities'

Orion Spring will publish journalist Florence Wilkinson's debut Wild City, a non-fiction book that looks at the wildlife in cities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 19:50:39 UTC ]
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What $39M from NIH means for Vibrent Health's business — and the database it’s helping to build

The Fairfax company will continue providing its digital health platform for the All of Us research program, an NIH initiative building a database of more than 1 million patients. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-09-02 11:30:00 UTC ]
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David Baddiel's Future Friend revealed by HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books has revealed details of Future Friend, the “out of this world” new book from David Baddiel, with illustrations by Steven Lenton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 16:15:53 UTC ]
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