I like the way Google creates logos for occasions in particular locales. It makes a huge conglomerate seem more personal. For example, you'd have to be googling from Japan to e-celebrate Isamu Noguchi's Birthday. You can see a collection of past Google doodles here.
Grain Edit gives us more yummy design to devour. Check out the work of Jonas Bergstrand.
I found Teresa Miro on the Spraygraphic Community site. The captions are as awesome as the artwork. Here's the one for the picture below: "He introduced himself as a young man of certain background and renown, but he was still a horse." From a text by Enrique Rodriguez Garrett.
It's Moleskine Monday, and somebody's got to take care of things. [art by Leo Uehara via flickr]Originally uploaded to flickr by Leo Uehara
I read this post about the newest in watch design on Design Boom. This one is called Sol by Shin Azumi. You can read about an experiment called untrod: untrod is a project which collaborates with international designers on various project themes – the first theme is 'watch'. designers have been asked to investigate theContinue reading “Which Watch Which Watch”
incremental infusion Originally uploaded by reneedjohnson As I understand it, most of Renee Johnson's newest gorgeous abstract designs are magnified fingerprints. Pretty cool, yes? You can find out more about her and her work on her blog.
Evian's newest water bottle grooves, thanks to UK designer Paul Smith. It's a limited edition. via DesignBoom
This is an ad for the Anagram Bookshop in Prague by kaspen. I found it on a great blog called word and image by Sigrid Jones.
Eleanor Grosch of pushmepullyou design fudgegraphics for lovers NoushinBlog Pixelgirl Presents Smashing Magazine Feel free to add your favorite sites in the comment section below.
How does this garden grow? Straight up! Botanist Patrick Blanc created this eight-story garden at the Athenaeum hotel in London. This living installation features 12,000 carefully selected plants and a custom irrigation system. See the full story here. (via wired)
See some cool stuff by designers with a sense of fun. Check out free wallpaper, icons, e-cards, and more. Square Elephant A Small Garden
I'm not sure why I take such great delight in this short short animated piece. But I do! Check it out and let me know your response. (time = 1:05 loop) via Rhizome
Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman has a beautiful dream, and he believes it will become the bicycle of the future. Made of carbon fiber, it will even have a battery that will assist you when going up a steep hill, as well as puncture-proof, self-inflating tires.For now it is just a concept, but time will tell.Continue reading “The Sweet Future of Bicycles”
I love the texture and color of this elephant. There are 39 other breezy desktop images to inspire new ideas. Check them out.
Most of us know the font style Helvetica.Its recent anniversary prompted a lot of discourse. This week Smashing Magazine did a nice piece on the influence of Swiss graphic design, beyond the well known about beloved font. I enjoyed the article a lot.