This Lego-style seating unit from Italian manufacturer Edra made its debut last week during the Cologne International Furniture Fair. Designed by Alessandro Artizzu and Federica Saisi, L’Ego has a wood frame padded with polyurethene foam and shiny black, white or red elasticised plastic upholstery. Edra’s UK agent Corre is considering including L’Ego on its stand at Spectrum, to be held at the Royal College of Art in London from 13 to 16 March.
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.