Promoted by stars like the current James Bond songwriter and Matrix actor, the vegan lifestyle is more than just a trend.
Now a Beirut clinic is acknowledging the health and environmental benefits and going all-in as the first ever vegan hospital. The plant-based diet is said to accelerate the healing process and reverse certain illnesses.
A bio-technology firm founded by artists has developed a special growth process to make the fungus extra durable. Their material is as strong and hard-wearing as cowhide, leading to a collaboration with Hermès.