Our most popular stories of the week
1. New research has revealed the top five things clients dislike about design consultancies.
3. JKR has created new designs for McVitie’s biscuits as part of a £12 million brand relaunch.
Our most popular Tweet of the week
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Our favourite Tweets of the week
Just think, if designers did strikes how well considered their placards would be.
— Paul Bailey (@paulmarkbailey) February 6, 2014
— 26 (@26characters) February 6, 2014
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Quote of the week
‘A student once copied a design of mine verbatim. Every single word barring the name (which they naturally changed to theirs) was set exactly as it was in the original piece. Same typeface, colours, the lot. Best thing was they came to see me for feedback on it.’ Craig Oldham is one of several designers who share their stories about being ripped off .
Image of the week
So simple, but we’re really taken by Build’s responsive identity for Belgian digital agency Bureau347.
Our favourite website
www.olympicstory.com is a fantastic infographic-filled run-down of the history of the Winter Olympics.
Design stories in the national press
Architecture journalist Shumi Bose presents the first episode of BBC Radio 4 series The Design Dimension.
Apple products dominate a list of top ten ‘most breakable products’, the Telegraph reports.
The Times talks to Matt Miller and John Sinclair about how they founded studio Ustwo.