This week’s curated design and branding content namechecks everyone from Obama…to Bonnie & Clyde

This week it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – we’ve got Carlsberg’s newest experiential offering, packaging for a liquid advent calendar and a beautiful light installation in NYC.

Wish there was a more fun and intuitive way to shop online? In the news this week we talk about a new online store where you can browse clothes that match your mood. We also share our favourite Christmas packaging so far and look at an app that promotes mindfulness!

This week’s news talks about shopping for the mind, Graze’s new e-commerce site, personalised rum and The British Museum’s digital exhibition ‘Museum of the world’.

Personalised Oreos, the rise of vegan foods, packaging that provides an ego boost and music composed from brain waves – it’s the news!

It’s officially the festive season! This week we take a look at the John Lewis Christmas ad, Amazon’s (real) bookshop, packaging for the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit and sculpture made from scrap food.

Beer flavoured ice cream, levitating whisky, Movember’s new fitness initiative and Google’s Halloween treat – the news takes a look at the weird and wonderful this week!