We First 5: What You Need to Know this Friday

Simon Mainwaring / Purpose / 12 months ago

Food for Thought
Can a high-end restaurant and cooking school revolutionize a country’s social welfare? Gustu, heralding out of La Paz, Bolivia, is up for the challenge. If you’re looking for a tasty article to savor this weekend, and a bit of inspiration, we recommend this piece from the latest issue of the New Yorker.
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/04/04/gustu-fine-dining-for-a-better-world

Think Small
Remember the days when you could clean your room by cramming everything underneath the bed? They’re here again, only in an elevated and more grown-up form. With increasing numbers of young couples and adults embracing smaller living situations and more minimalistic, waste-free lifestyles, the need for space is critical. Fortunately, French designer and manufacturer, Parisot, has crafted a hybrid bed that doubles as a closet. Bonus – their furniture and boards come from sustainably managed forests.
http://www.businessinsider.com/parisot-great-storage-bed-2016-3

Good Things Come in 3’s
Take a look under the hood of Tesla’s groundbreaking new Model 3, which was unveiled here in Los Angeles last night. At a lower price point than its predecessors, the Model 3 marks another bold demonstration by Musk who is living up to his mission of making sustainable mass transportation possible.
http://www.wired.com/2016/03/meet-teslas-model-3-long-awaited-car-masses/

40 Years of Insanely Great
Fire up the iPad and have a read as Fortune looks back at a brand that’s brought the world closer together and democratized creativity with products that are the essence of elegance and simplicity as compressed complexity.
http://fortune.com/2016/04/01/a-look-back-at-40-years-of-apple/

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