In recent months, there have been quite a few bootstrap startups and corporate entities trying out the latest trend of crowdsourcing their logo design, but this one really got my goat (or bison as it were). With America’s struggling economy and our country’s efforts to get things on the road to recovery, this particular situation was more than a little of a fumble and an oversight on the part of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. It’s hard to believe that sometimes. Over the weekend, I was cleaning out some old boxes from my garage attic and stumbled upon some of my old logo design archives. Various cool artwork and stuff that I’ve hung on to for the sake of nostalgia and reminiscence. It’s great to see where you’ve been.
There’s a whole lot of controversy going on in the design community from the latest Gap logo redesign. But, why? Is it because of its familiarity? It is their strong brand presence? Is it the twenty-somethings screaming the loudest? It IS the only Gap logo they’ve ever known. Don’t companies have the right to evolve or change? Are they just simply off-target?
With a rather popular post I wrote entitled, ‘How to find the right illustrator’, I thought I would contribute this one for those looking for logo designers.
Just posted today is my interview by Duane Kinsey, of Melbourne, Australia’s Logobird for his design studio’s blog. Some very interesting questions were asked about