Our most-read stories of the week
2. Wolff Olins global chief executive Karl Heiselman is leaving to join Apple in a marketing role. He will be replaced by London managing director Ije Nwokorie.
3. London’s Natural History Museum is looking for a design team to help it boost donations from visitors.
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Quote of the week
‘Many a corporation used the phase “you don’t get fired for hiring Wally Olins”.’ Creative Barcode chief executive Maxine Horne is one of a number of readers who left tributes on our story about Wally Olins.
Image of the week
Kemistry Gallery is hosting an exhibition of work by editorial designer David Pearson. Here’s his wonderful typographic cover for Multiples, edited by Adam Thirwell.
Our favourite website
Need to concentrate at work? This rather nice white noise generator might help.
Design stories in the national press
The Guardian has a lovely obituary of Wally Olins, written by Peter York.
A new lorry design that could improve safety for cyclists has been approved by the European Parliament, the BBC reports.
According to the Independent, James Dyson is planning a barge that cleans waterways by sucking up plastic and other debris.