Our most popular stories of the week
1. Keep it simple, stupid. Advice on how to keep branding flexible from SomeOne design director Lee Davies.
2. Five new zero-emission black cab designs have been unveiled for London.
3. Accidental design copying will not become a criminal offence under new IP legislation , Universities and Science Minister David Willetts says.
Our most popular Tweet of the week
How to make a typeface using 162 work-hours, 26 characters and one wind-fallen chestnut tree: http://t.co/kbqMpUu2YR
— Design Week (@Design_Week) January 22, 2014
Our favourite Tweets of the week
Just labelling up my stuff – can’t be too careful these days. pic.twitter.com/8oKEkbMpOe
— Asbury & Asbury (@asburyandasbury) January 21, 2014
Amazing amazing amazing use of clip art on this Chinese police sign. Amazing. pic.twitter.com/8UpJ1bI0mW
— Max Fisher (@Max_Fisher) January 22, 2014
— Creative Review (@CreativeReview) January 22, 2014
Quote of the week
‘As an artist, my early efforts to take graffiti art into (then new) spaces polarised opinion amongst graffiti artists, and the general public.’ Designer Errol Donald, AKA Pride , on moving from graffiti artist to branding professional.
Image of the week
An exhibition at London’s Daniel Blau Gallery brings together Pulitzer Prize-winning photography from the past 100 years. This shot of a near-miss at an air show was taken by Bill Crouch in 1949.
Our favourite website
An interactive website from the Guardian shows every plane in the sky right now.
Design stories in the national press
An amazing video on the Guardian of work by Chinese sculptor Li Hongbo, who creates flexible – and rather unsettling – busts using thousands of sheets of concertinaed paper.
The Telegraph looks at the Walrus, the Step, the Anteater and other Formula One car nose designs.