Our most-read stories of the week
1. We look at how the uncontrollable media hype around Airbnb’s rebrand could be a sign of its success.
2. Google will bring a modular phone to market in 2015, made up of swappable and replaceable parts. We look at how it was developed.
3. Musician Brian Eno is part of a team looking to redesign the A&E department of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to improve patient experience.
Our most popular Tweet of the week
— Design Week (@Design_Week) July 23, 2014
Our favourite Tweets of the week
Working on a new theory that packaging copy is written by actual extra-terrestrials. pic.twitter.com/jev9NpxiGw
— Asbury & Asbury (@asburyandasbury) July 22, 2014
Maths playgrounds. Yes please. pic.twitter.com/jMzS20DMcR
— Linda Sandvik (@hyper_linda) July 22, 2014
Mmmm who fancies lunch at this Boris Johnson themed Japanese restaurant which actually exists? pic.twitter.com/pzygktHmsI
— Hannah Mackay (@hannymacoy) July 22, 2014
Image of the week
We like these alternative film posters , created by illustrators for Print Club London’s Summer Screen Prints show at London’s Somerset House. Here’s Rose Blake’s take on ET.
Quote of the week
‘If you don’t change, you don’t survive. Change has become the norm and looking at better ways of doing things is how we respond to it. You can’t sit there doing the same thing; it just won’t work.’ Pancentric director James Downes looks at how design businesses can embrace change .
Our favourite website
The Guardian looks at the Glasgow Commonwealth mural, created by Good Wives and Warriors.
The Telegraph has a report on the world’s first drivable deckchair, on Brighton Beach.
Stella McCartney is to design Team GB’s kit for the 2016 Olympics, according to the Independent .