This week, London’s Old Truman Brewery was transformed into a series of dimly lit, multisensory training environments by global sports brand, Nike. It’s immersive workout experience has been designed to push participants beyond their physical and mental limits, using a combination of CGI films, lighting installations and music from Hot Chip. Get your sweat on!
Nerd skincare is a cosmetic range that looks to use bacteria as part of its acne-fighting rage, helping skin “think differently, act differently and take care of itself.” While traditional acne-fighting formulas work to kill most bacteria on the skin, Nerd can make distinction between the ‘good’, healthy bacteria, and the ‘bad’ bacteria, which is a result of the environment. Find out more here.
Italian notebook manufacturer Moleskine has partnered with the Italian arm of brand consultancy Interbrand to create a ‘café littéraire’ in Milan – a café, meets art gallery and shop, conceived as a destination for incubating “interaction, creativity and meditative relaxation”. Core to the premise that this is a space for idea creation, a series of shared tables and seating areas form a space to have breakfast learning sessions and workshops, hosted by creative professionals. Here’s hoping they’ll launch one in London for us soon!
Already shedding its image as old-fashioned, mead has been steadily re-inventing itself as the trendy, honey-based drink of the moment. In New York, this has resulted in the launch of a new mead bar Honey’s, by mixologist Arley Marks and meadery owner Raphael Lyon. All the drinks are made from locally foraged ingredients, sold in a former repair shop in Brooklyn. We’ll drink to that!