A good logo should be easily and universally recognised, even if it's written in Chinese – but sometimes it doesn't work out that way. Chinatown, a project by Mehmet Gozetlik, shows how famous branding can look both foreign yet familiar at the same time. It's like getting a glimpse of an alternate reality. But how many can you decipher? Read more >
It may feel like Google's colourful lettering has been with us since the dawn of time, but it's been a long, bumpy road getting there. When it comes to logo design, sometimes you have to face-plant before you can fly. And in Google's case, there's been plenty of face-planting.
We'd known that legendary designer Massimo Vignelli was sick: his son issued a plea to designers who were influenced by him to send him a letter, which surely flooded his home with well-designed well-wishes over the past few weeks. This morning, Vignelli passed away at the age of 83. Here, we've collected a handful of his most iconic contributions to design.