The year's beverage trends, in-flight wellness, mind control tech.
–”The Netflix Collection” is a new set of cannabis strains based on Netflix original programming, sold at a pop-up shop in Los Angeles. Via The Guardian.
–Is this the most remote pop-up ever? The “cliffside shop” is hoisted 300 feet in the air in a Colorado canyon. Via designboom.
–DIY, earthy flavors, premium waters: Google highlights the latest beverage trends for 2017.
–Monarch Airlines is developing in-flight meals curated by a food psychologist that aim to reduce stress and combat jet lag, shares Bustle.
–The New York Times profiles Neurable, a headset that uses neurotechnology to let users control a game using their thoughts.
–Google has teamed up with the National Alliance on Mental Illness to screen users for depression, shares Fortune.
–What are brands doing in response to Hurricane Harvey? Adweek rounds up the top examples.
–Racked explores how mid-price haircare brand Verb is disrupting the market with “a brand that manages to be cool yet have broad appeal.”
–The Council of Fashion Designers of America has partnered with the ACLU to create a Fashion Week that’s “on the front line, not the sidelines, to protect our precious rights and freedoms.” Via Women’s Wear Daily.
–What trends matter most to China’s luxury brands? Jing Daily reviews the “China Internet Trends 2017” report.
–Nest is attempting to democratize the smart home with a new, affordable connected thermostat. Via Forbes.
–Arket from H&M is more than just trendy—it’s making a huge push for transparency. Via WGSN.
–Tastemade is bringing advertising to Smorgasburg through sponsored live events, says Digiday.
–An interactive hip-hop classroom uses music to introduce young students to coding, writes The Economist.