London store Selfridges tomorrow serves up the first lunches and afternoon teas at its new restaurant, Premier. Designed by Sir Terence Conran and his consultancy CD Partnership, Premier forms part of the ongoing 70m refurbishment of the Oxford Street department store. Of his latest creation, Conran says: ‘We relied predominantly on a palette of neutral colours, partly to harmonise with the original windows, but also in deference to the fact that the restaurant is in a department store – it should be an oasis of civilised tranquillity’.
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.