Our most popular stories of the week
1. Design Bridge creative director Asa Cook presents his top ten mistakes designers make. (And by designers he means himself…)
2. Inspired by the presentations at the Cheltenham Design Festival, we give our top tips for talking about your work.
3. Hat-Trick co-founder Jim Sutherland is leaving the consultancy to set up on his own.
Our most popular Tweet of the week
— Design Week (@Design_Week) April 7, 2014
Our favourite Tweets of the week
— ShortList Magazine (@ShortList) April 10, 2014
— Bad Record Covers (@BadAlbumCovers) April 9, 2014
I never buy trendy design mags. For my train ride I decided to find out whats going on in the world of model railways pic.twitter.com/e55cWYhuCz
— Dominic Wilcox (@dominicwilcox) April 8, 2014
Quote of the week
‘They don’t say “We won’t work for work”. But they’re confident and clear that they won’t do the work to win the work.’ The DBA’s John Scarrott looks at consultancy Shaw+Skerm’s approach to free-pitching and winning projects.
Image of the week
Bridget Riley has created a 56m-long mural which takes over the walls in a corridor at St Mary’s Hospital, London.
Our favourite website
A superb infographic from the Washington Post showing ‘the depth of the problem’ in the search for the black box from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Design stories in the national press
According to the Guardian, Jony Ive is tightening his grip on the Apple design team, with the departure of software guru Greg Christie.
Siobhan Sharpe and the Perfect Curve team pitch a BBC rebrand on comedy series W1A (available on iPlayer).