The Chartered Society of Designers has appointed six new council members. They are: BT design manager David Mercer, BDG McColl chairman Stephen Hitchins, John Sermon Associates founder John Sermon, Gerrard & Medd principal David Gerrard, BAA group design manager Stephen Challis and SmithKline Beecham head of creative design Harry Flewitt.
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.