Our most popular stories of the week
2. Pearlfisher has created new designs for Cadbury Dairy Milk , which replace product shots with ‘imaginative, joyful expressions of each flavour’.
3. The Rio 2016 Olympic pictograms have launched. Based on Dalton Maag’s Games typeface, the pictograms represent all 64 Olympic and Paralympic sports.
Our most popular Tweet of the week
— Design Week (@Design_Week) November 14, 2013
Our favourite Tweets of the week
Here’s one of the first Google image search results for “extreme reading” pic.twitter.com/JH3RI9R4FT
— The Millions (@The_Millions) November 14, 2013
Jean-Claude Van Damme does the splits between two moving trucks in an ad for Volvo http://t.co/r7CdKQgvgN
— Creative Review (@CreativeReview) November 14, 2013
Awesome project: parents convince kids of their toy dinosaurs’ midnight japes in increasingly elaborate ways https://t.co/M6HB31Acoj
— Laura Snoad (@laurasnoad) November 13, 2013
Quote of the week
‘It will leave people needing a paracetamol afterwards’. Sir Paul Smith describes the ‘Inside Paul’s Head’ section of the Design Museum’s new Hello My Name is Paul Smith show.
Image of the week
Not a new one, but thanks to Supple Studio’s Jamie Ellul for reminding us of the amazing hidden bear in the Toblerone logo.
Our favourite website
Our website was down last night, now it’s back up. Here’s an emergency cut-out in case it goes down again. pic.twitter.com/rlRnQaa1gV
— WaterstonesOxfordSt (@WstonesOxfordSt) November 8, 2013
This effort from the Oxford Street branch of Waterstones.
Design stories in the national press
The Guardian has updated its guide to drawing, which features contributions from a range of international artists.
There’s an interview with starchitect Frank Gehry over on The Times , in which he discusses Lady Gaga’s hats and his plans for Battersea Power Station. ‘Just don’t call me a starchitect,’ he says. Oops.
The Independent reports that children are being asked to design a new gadget to feature in the next series of Dr Who.