Interactive consultancy Getfrank has this week launched its Internet game aimed at tackling the political apathy of the young. ‘Having a Mayor’, commissioned by Middlesbrough Council, allows people to play at being mayor, setting taxes and making decisions on problems from crime to teenage pregnancy. It can be seen at www.middlesbrough.gov.uk.
Well-established fashion houses are turning their attention to digital clothing – we talk to the founders of three platforms to find out how digital design is paving the way.
Among a new crop of environmentally-focused material projects is a “freshwater-free fabric” and a bio-iridescent sequin made of wood cellulose.
Lumi is designed to help people learn the piano and individual songs through light-up key technology and a corresponding app.
The Greater Good Fresh Brewing Co. has been rebranded with an “extremely bold, but relatively simple” new look.