• Google opens first Asian AI research centre in China December 13, 2017
    The AI research team now forms part of Google’s Beijing office, and will be working with the tech company’s engineering teams. The post Google opens first Asian AI research centre in China appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • Plain packaging regulations could cost food and drink brands over £200bn December 13, 2017
    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. The post Plain packaging regulations could cost food and drink brands over £200bn appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • Ustwo creates NHS app to “distract” children in hospital December 12, 2017
    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 post Ustwo creates NHS app to “distract” children in hospital appeared first on Design Week.
    Tom Banks
  • Student design competition launched to improve lives of people with spinal cord injuries December 12, 2017
    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. The post Student design competition launched to improve lives of people with spinal cord injuries appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • The 10 biggest product launches of 2017 December 11, 2017
    We look at some of the most exciting product design stories from this year, including a reincarnated version of the Nokia 3310 handset, a touchscreen projector from Sony and a smart scooter for older people. The post The 10 biggest product launches of 2017 appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • Coventry announced as UK City of Culture 2021 December 8, 2017
    The West Midlands city has been awarded £3 million, and will host a year-long series of events that will encompass art, design, theatre and more. The post Coventry announced as UK City of Culture 2021 appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • 10 people who made an impact on design in 2017 December 8, 2017
    Calling out sexism, making hospitals happier places to be and reviving classic designs through crowdfunding; we honour the people who have made a difference to the industry over the last year. The post 10 people who made an impact on design in 2017 appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • Pantone announces Ultra Violet purple as colour of the year 2018 December 8, 2017
    The blue-based purple has been selected for its “provocative” and “thoughtful” shade, which nods to current trends in areas like spirituality and space exploration. The post Pantone announces Ultra Violet purple as colour of the year 2018 appeared first on Design Week.
    Aimée McLaughlin
  • 5 important things that happened in design this week December 7, 2017
    Ivan Chermayeff died aged 85, a logo was launched to tackle “fake news” and designers offered advice on getting a pay rise – the news from the last seven days. The post 5 important things that happened in design this week appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood
  • “Two words: win awards”: top tips on landing a pay rise December 7, 2017
    Last week, we discovered that graphic designers get paid £3,000 less than the average UK salary. So what can they do to fill their pockets more sufficiently? Designers offer advice on how to negotiate a higher wage. The post “Two words: win awards”: top tips on landing a pay rise appeared first on Design Week.
    Sarah Dawood

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