Theo de Monchy


When we think of luck, we often associate it with things like winning the lottery or finding a four-leaf clover. They’re unlikely happenstances that have a 1-in-a-million chance of actually happening and are completely out of our control. However, what if I was to tell you that it is possible to learn to be luckier?


As corporations continue to recognise the importance of innovation, more and more of them begin to look outside of the box to improve their innovation efforts.

Technology Design

Theo de Monchy’s real job is innovation planner for Auckland-based innovation consultancy Previously Unavailable. But maybe his favourite bit about his work is gathering up the latest ideas in global innovation and design. He brings Idealog his top five Christmas wish list.


In mid-2014, roughly 54% of the world’s population lived in urban areas according to a study conducted by the United Nations (UN). This number is projected to increase to 66% by 2050, along with an increase of 2.5 billion people.