A new book-length report entitled Music Industry and the Internet – Usage, Retail and Digital Distribution Projections, should interest anyone involved in new media design and development for the music industry. This comprehensive study from the US includes company profiles and strategies of labels, retailers, media companies and technology enablers, Web strategies, the development of digital distribution, cross-promotional opportunities and intellectual property issues. You can get more detailed information from publisher Jupiter Communications’ website at www.jup.com.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.