Curving, fluid architecture that looks like it came from another planet. Traveling to the edges of the earth. What the future luxury consumer wants. Homes fully wired to satisfy a Jetson-esque dream. These are all the kinds of stories covered in the latest Previews® Inside Out, the luxury lifestyle blog from Coldwell Banker Previews International®…and all we can say is, this is one forward-looking issue!  Start your fall reading now:

  • The Future According to Zaha Hadid – The prolific (insert “bold,” “inspiring” and “visionary,” if you will) Pritzker Prize-winning architect opens up to share her thoughts on everything from urbanism and technology to why her futuristic buildings resemble spaceships and other “out of this world” forms. 
  • Out of This World Travel – “Fasten your seatbelts…we’re about to blast off.” Deep-pocketed voyagers with disposable income are very close to hearing these words, as luxury space tourism is set to explode in the next few years. Jane Poynter, CEO of World View (a company that will start offering $75,000 excursions in a pressurized capsule to the edge of space beginning in 2016), talks about galactic tourism and what it means for luxury consumers.
  • The Reinvention of Luxury –  What does the future of luxury look like?  What role will China play in the global luxury marketplace in 20 years? How will Millenials impact the luxury market? Milton Pedraza, CEO of the Luxury Institute, consults his crystal ball and answers these questions and more.
  • Wired Wonder: Inside the Luxury Automated Home – The growing market for home technology has kept companies like Vantage Controls on the edge of innovation over the last few years. First, your home could control lighting and audio, and now it can control everything from climate to video, security and much more. Reid Cram, director of marketing at Vantage, talks about the advancements in the home automation space and why the technology is increasingly seen as a must-have amenity for luxury homeowners.

This is one issue of Previews Inside Out you don’t want to miss!