Saturday, July 11, 2020
Not that you would ever do that on purpose or anything. Drop these on your designer friends to get some really golden reactions. Never gets old!
Most cities have brands. New York has a blocky typographic logo. Philadelphia’s logo is a graphic of the Liberty Bell, with the slogan “Life, liberty, and you.” But Gainesville, Florida, has gone in the opposite direction with its new identity: debranding, rather than rebranding.
Today’s UX designers have failed to act in the best interest of users. To right the ship, the next generation has to make three significant changes, writes Mike Monteiro.
Michael Johnson develops the ultimate step-by-step visual guide to creating a successful brand, using contemporary brand identities as prototypes. Our book of the week is Branding In Five and a Half Steps. Take a look here.
The Pentagram partner has given the film and TV review website a new logo, icon range and colour palette for the first time since 2001.

What makes a good logo?

What makes a good logo? A good logo is distinctive, appropriate, practical, graphic, simple in form and conveys an intended message. There are five principles that you should follow to ensure that this is so…
How bad graphic design changed award shows, elections, and your medicine cabinet.
Brand innovation agency Spicefire has announced the appointment of Chris Wallen as Brand Director, based at Spicefire’s Cincinnati office.
Recent project by Tomo Kihara shows the power design can have in inciting deliberation, and helping the homeless. Read more about the curious and creative project here.
This month, DesignBro is collaborating with craft brewers and beer lovers alike to discover the world of craft beer and how it overlaps with the world of design.