Our most popular stories of the week
1. Neville Brody has designed the typeface for England’s football World Cup kit. DW readers seem unsure about the £90 price tag…
2. Which Dutch design legend influenced the Netherland World Cup typeface? Whose kit is inspired by wrestling masks? Find out in our World Cup round-up.
3. ‘Soapy Baboon’, ‘Sombrero Bolero’ – 100 beer labels by 100 designers.
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Our favourite Tweets of the week
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Quote of the week
‘Anyone who thinks there’s an answer to ‘managing’ creatives is in the wrong job… The days of treating designers like tools in a toolbox are long gone.’ Elmwood group chief executive David Godber looks at what makes a successful design team.
Image of the week
We love these Kettle Chip packets, made from glass (pictured), wood and ceramic, as part of a campaign by 101.
Our favourite website
Synesthetic website Patatap lets you create musical sounds and colourful animations with your keyboard. Lovely.
Design stories in the national press
The Guardian draws similarities between the new identity for North Korea’s Space agency and the NASA logo.
A nice design-related April Fool from Time Out: a first look at Cross Rail’s psychedelic West End Section.