The week in design

Our most-read stories of the week and other goings on in the design world.

Our most-read stories of the week

1. Yahoo is launching 30 new logos in the run-up to its rebrand on 4 September.

Bernard Matthews

2. Turkey producer Bernard Matthews has unveiled this new identity (likened by one of our readers to ‘the rear end of a dog wearing a tutu’).

By The Chase
By The Chase

3. These typographic football chants have been created by a host of top designers including Hat-Trick, Margaret Calvert and Experimental Jetset.

Our most popular Tweet of the week

Our favourite Tweets of the week

 

Quote of the week

Michael C Place

‘Work like a bastard.’ Michael C Place offers his advice to people starting out in the design industry.

 

Image of the week

Torafu

Ghosts, Underpants and Stars. This exhibition in Japan lets children interact with the exhibits to terrify each other…

 

Our favourite website of the week

Graphic Design Trends

It’s the Graphic Design Trends Generator. ‘Write down some trendy headline!’, ‘Helvetica, frame, zigzag…’

 

Design Stories in the national press

The Times interviews Jordan Hatch, a 19-year-old developer working on the award-winning Gov.uk website, who joined the Government Digital Service at 17 with no A-Levels.

Ikea

The Independent takes a look at Ikea’s update to its augmented reality catalogue app (originally developed by McCann and Allofus) that lets you ‘view’ furniture in your own home.

A report on the BBC says online game designers are being warned that they need to do more to prevent gamers becoming addicted.

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