This was inevitable.Moving from a “gradient web icon” to a classic logo is always a matter of time. Yes, that’s why it’s called a logo, not an “icon”. It has certain graphic advantages and could be used everywhere. On cakes, on uniforms, on extremely small scale, etc. This is the real sign that Dropbox is moving to another level. The level where it’s not enough to have something like a web…Keep Reading →
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And it’s not so pretty.A new big player in the social websites market is coming and it brings its own logo.Meet… “meetme.com” :)It’s the product of the merger of QuePasa and myYearbook.Check the stats bellow and you may get an idea what’s that all about.Whole new 874 million people to meet!Of course – we can’t check if these figures are correct, but the stats are definitely interesting. Do the…Keep Reading →
In this post we are going to take a little journey in time to see how one of the most recognizable movie logos of all time evolved. For this to happen, examples of the Warner Bros. logo design from various movies through the years are shown here.When a Man Loves | 1923Mystery of the Wax Museum | 1933The Goose and the Gander | 1935This is the Army | 1943The Inspector General | 1949Helen of Troy…Keep Reading →
This is the official Obama 2012 campaign logo. No surprise that they are sticking to the logo form the previous campaign. After all, it worked out pretty well for the previous campaign. I’ve read somewhere that the used font is called Gotham Serif. I was wondering what the logo would look like if the stroke was not part of the design, so that it could be bigger and more recognizable. Fortunately…Keep Reading →
You can see in every car commercial the badge of the brand lighted in some pretty cool way. And that’s awesome usage of the pastic of the form. I’m showing the following screens and the video because the motion designers managed to get the most of the logo in every aspect – the opening shots, in the movie titles and in the closing brand motion animation. Some logos are just constructed very well…Keep Reading →
Graphic artist Malcolm Grear, of Malcolm Grear Designers, one of the top design firms in the world, describes his life and motivation as an artist and designer.Here are screens from the video :The officeDesigning…The logo of “Visual Magnetics”, which is cool, but the technology of their product is even cooler :)May be his most famous logo design : the New Bedford Whaling Museum logoOf course, he’s…Keep Reading →
Published in 1947, the Textile Brand Names Dictionary __was devised as a simple resource for those entering the textile business. I’ll copy for you a small paragraph from the Heller’s blog that’s probably representing the essence of the things:This book was possibly the first American primer on how to “select” a successful mark. So, in the spirit of advancing design history it is instructive to…Keep Reading →