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YahoooOOOoo!

YahoooOOOoo!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Design News, Inspiration, Logos, Personal, Rants, Typography, Webdesign | 0 comments

It’s hard to be interested in graphic design and not have noticed or taken part in discussions about Yahoo’s new logo. Personally I’ve cared very little about Yahoo for a while now and so any news coming from that company only got about a second’s worth of attention from me at first. But then the discussions started amongst friends...

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Emerging from the logos

Emerging from the logos

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Art, Design Finds, Inspiration, Logos, Photography | 0 comments

I haven’t always been into buying prints, but since remodeling my condo earlier this year my wife and I have invested a little time and attention into putting up artwork that we like. We got our photo prints that I’ve taken & giant prints that I’ve paid other people to take for me. Yet at the same time I’ve gotten $12 prints...

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Olympic letdown?

Olympic letdown?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2012 in Logos, Personal, Typography | 0 comments

I don’t know what it is about the Olympics. Every time it comes around I feel like I really should be enjoying it more then I am. Does that statement make any sense at all?  I mean, I plan for it for months, I tell my wife “The Olympics are starting soon!”. I program my DVR to catch all the important games. I clear my schedule to watch...

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Redesigning the Windows logo

Posted by on Feb 17, 2012 in Design News, Inspiration, Logos, Typography | 0 comments

I continue being more fascinated reading or looking at an artist’s process then seeing the actual result. Give me a finished Michelangelo painting I’d be amazed sure…but show me his rough sketches in his notebook I’m even more impressed. So this article about the thought process behind the new “Windows 8” logo design...

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40th Anniversary of Nike Swoosh

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Design Finds, Inspiration, Logos | 0 comments

This story about how Carolyn Davidson ended up getting paid $35 for designing the Nike logo never fails to keep coming up every couple of years. I remember this not just as a case-study towards the consequences of properly pricing one’s own work…but it’s also a hopeful story about how chance moments in one’s life can make a HUGE...

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Kickstarter

Posted by on Jun 16, 2011 in Art, Cool Design Tech, Design Finds, Design News, How To, Inspiration, Interior Decorating, Logos, Marketing, Toys | 0 comments

I sit in this little awkward space between being a full-on geek to being completely behind the times. It’s like, I stumble across stuff that the average Joe I interact with doesn’t know about, but by the time I’ve discovered it, it’s probably something that many people online have known about for a long time. Take Kickstarter for...

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