Legally Black, self-heating jackets, the plastic-free aisle.
–MINI and Enorme Living have created a meeting space in Madrid for artists to collaborate on designing the city of the future, writes Designboom.
–Heathrow Airport has opened a pop-up hotel room, complete with personal butlers and aromatherapy. Via Condé Nast Traveler.
–To raise awareness about black representation in the media, the Legally Black activist group has replaced the movie stars on bus stop posters with black actors, explains Creative Review.
–Ministry of Supply has designed a self-heating smart jacket that constantly adapts its heat output to its wearer’s body temperature. Dezeen investigates.
–A supermarket in Amsterdam has released the world’s first plastic-free aisle, shares The Independent.
–Is poetry the next advertising channel? A new wave of ads from Coca Cola, Under Armour and Microsoft say yes. Via AdWeek.
–Nike has launched a boutique for women to counter the boys’ club culture around sneakers, discusses Well + Good.
–Mobile payments in China have risen to over $12 trillion in volume, reports Jing Travel.
–For Women’s History Month, Johnnie Walker has announced a limited “Jane Walker” edition in a bid to attract more female whisky drinkers, says Bloomberg.
–Snapchat is “looking at e-commerce as its next big revenue channel” and selling Jordan brand shoes within the app, writes Co.Design.
–Tinder has teamed up with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian to campaign for interracial couple emojis, shares WIRED.
–23andMe is launching the largest study yet on diet, exercise, and DNA with 100,000 participants, says Fast Company.