Pantone mood lighting, brand voices, Instagram wellbeing.
–The Standard is now offering CBD-infused products to guests, from complimentary gumdrops to body lotion, shares Bustle.
–Condé Nast Traveler explores a space hotel set to open in 2022, which takes six guests on a 12-day trip in orbit above Earth.
–Pantone and KIA have collaborated on a car with “mood lighting,” using different Pantone shades to calm drivers in moments of stress. Via Curbed.
–Artificial intelligence is creating bespoke voices for brands, that “sound human enough to convey carefully designed emotions.” Fast Company investigates.
–Instagram is building a “wellbeing team” to address its effect on users’ mental health, discusses Quartz.
–Firefox has launched a new version of its browser for VR and AR headsets, says The Verge.
–With an increase in “small” retail stores in China, Walmart has launched its first small high-tech supermarket in Shenzhen, explains the New York Times.
–Grubhub has created an algorithm that can predict your next order, shares WIRED.
–Bobbi Brown is getting into wellness with a new line of powders, probiotics and supplements, writes USA Today.
–Agencies are moving into blockchain, with Havas creating a division that helps cryptocurrency companies with their marketing strategy. Via Campaign.
–Knorr is using AI to develop the “first Instagram based recipe solution,” that cooks personalized meals based on Instagram posts, explains The Drum.