Our most popular stories of the week
1. The UK Government is piloting a new lab to which will use design principles in policy-making.
2. The Pearson Lloyd-led redesign of hospital Accident & Emergency departments has reduced aggression against NHS staff by 50 per cent, according to a new study.
3. Finnish capital Helsinki is embedding designers at a high level to drive city development.
Our most popular Tweet of the week
— Design Week (@Design_Week) December 3, 2013
Our favourite Tweets of the week
Remember when the pager was the most popular tech in hip-hop? http://t.co/nz9nWJUihI
— Gizmodo UK (@GizmodoUK) December 4, 2013
Here is last night Graphic Design pub Quiz questions. — http://t.co/ldHYHdWGN9 Enjoy. Answers next week.
— gradiate (@gradiate) December 5, 2013
— Dominic Wilcox (@dominicwilcox) December 4, 2013
Quote of the week
‘A small minority of clients are just wanky bastards, and there’s nothing you can do about that.’ Illustrator Lizzie Mary Cullen on the realities of client relationships.
Image of the week
Watch out for Radiant Orchid (18-3224) , it’s Pantone’s colour of the year for 2014.
Our favourite website
We enjoyed Raw’s Talking Turkey website about factory-farmed birds. Although it may make you think twice about your Christmas Dinner…
Design stories in the national press
Thomas Heatherwick was recognised by the Critics’ Circle and, reports the BBC , was given an award based on an audio recording of his name.
The Guardian takes a look at the Brazuca, the official football for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
If Scotland does leave the United Kingdom, what would the Union flag look like? The BBC has a look…