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Weekly Inspirations: October 13th, 2017

Here are the things that I think are worth reading and checking out this week:

Apple’s Tim Cook On The Future Of Fashion & Shopping

Imagine that you’re out to lunch, and in walks a woman wearing a terrific-looking coat. Who designed it? Did she buy it last season, or is it still on sale? Covertly, you give her coat a quick scan on your smartphone, find out it’s available on Farfetch, and moments later it’s on its way out for delivery. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, that future may not be far off. In a sit-down interview with Vogue, the leader of the world’s most valuable technology company said he is betting big on augmented reality (AR), which he believes will transform everything from runway shows to shopping. “I don’t think there is any sector or industry that will be untouched by AR,” he said.
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How Supreme Broke Fashion’s Glass Ceiling

Last Friday, the streetwear radio waves oscillated with news that Supreme sold a stake in the company to U.S. based asset management firm, The Carlyle Group. While details of the deal are not clear, speculation originally dictated that Supreme sold a minority stake of the company — based on a statement founder James Jebbia made exclusively to The Business of Fashion. “Working with Carlyle allows us to concentrate on doing what we do best and remain in control of our brand, as we always have,” Jebbia told BoF. WWD later reported that the deal is worth $500 million USD, with Carlyle purchasing 50% of stocks.
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Getting started with Sketch

This is an 8-part video series covering Sketch design basics and design workflow—plus some advanced Sketch tips and tricks from the pros. Brought to you by your friends at Craft and InVision.
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Jony Ive says we ‘sense care’ in good design, Apple will continue to be revolutionary, and more in new interview

Jony Ive, Apple’s Chief Design Officer, is set to take the stage at The New Yorker TechFest to discuss ‘The Shape of Things to Come’ with The New Yorker‘s editor David Remnick.
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