The Design Council is set to name its new Council members this week. Among the organisation’s influx of new advisors are Barclays marketing director Jim Hytner, former Selfridges chief executive Peter Williams, former head of policy at 10 Downing Street Geoff Mulgan, Nesta chief executive Jonathan Kestenbaum and Ascot Racecourse commercial director Janet Walker.
The AI research team now forms part of Google’s Beijing office, and will be working with the tech company’s engineering teams.
A new report by financial consultancy Brand Finance looks at the potential financial impact of forcing big companies such as Pepsi Co and Coca-Cola to have non-branded packaging.
Games and augmented reality features for children sit alongside artificial intelligence features for parents, who can ask questions to find out about their child’s progress.
The winning entry of the product design competition will be awarded £3,000, while a further £2,000 will go to the university they study at.