Fashion designers aren’t afraid to plunder unrelated fields for inspiration (Alexander McQueen’s flirtation with taxidermy, anyone?). But until a joint O2 and Royal College of Art competition last month, few had tried to create threads inspired by tunes. First prize went to RCA Fashion & Textiles students Christopher Glaister and Michelle Shakallis (pictured) for their knitted accessories. Barcodes integrated into the products trigger music when scanned by a mobile phone. O2, keen to show how products such as its new Digital Music Player ‘give users access to the best music wherever and whenever’, must have been ecstatic.
The show, designed by Nissen Richards Studio aims to tell “the wider story of displacement alongside individuals’ narratives”.
Cert. is a recently-launched direct-to-consumer product that uses dissolvable tablets to create an at-home disinfectant and detergent.
In a statement to the commons the chancellor has announced the successor to the furlough scheme, as he urged listeners to “learn to live without fear”.
Omse has designed an identity for the East London church to flex across its many functions, from place of worship to gig venue and brewery.