Thomas Heatherwick’s Conran Foundation Collection at the Design Museum is a £30 000 smorgasbord of collectibles accrued in supermarkets, websites, catalogues and flea markets. The collection’s abundance of ‘anonymously designed’ consumer products, such as its papier mÃ¢chÃ© coffin and technicolour ketchup, pays homage to the British taste for the eclectic and the absurd. The show runs until 21 March at the Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1.
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.