Logo Inspiration

http://logopond.com/

This is a great website with a plethora of logos. It’s great for inspiration.

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Self Promotion

I found this self promotion package that appealed to me. I’m primarily a Music major and musician, so this really caught my attention. It included this custom amplifier piece, business card, what looks like a resume, and a custom pick. I could only find the flickr that it was associated with, so I assume that they are the designers of the package. Even if they aren’t the original designers, they still have some unique packages.

Sitting in Lab 321 is Killing You!

When looking for an example of Information Design, I found this infographic. I felt a connection to because I spend so much time working in the lab. It make excellent use of a limited color palette, consisting of red, orange, white, and black. It is loaded with tons of information and data that is important to your health. After reading this, you should get up and stretch.

http://www.medicalbillingandcoding.org/sitting-kills/

Volkswagen Identity System

V-Dubs
The designs from pre-WWII to the present

The Volkswagen logo is one of the most identifiable logos in the world. Since it’s conception in the late 1930’s the basic design has stayed the same: A “V” over a “W”. The reason why I think it is an excellent example of an identity system is because it is simple. It is a simple design that is easily read and distinguished. The VW logo has been featured on everything from cars (obviously), tee shirts, mugs, letter heads, and service receipts. The famous design was made by Franz Reimspiess in a factory design contest. Franz Reimspiess went on to design the iconic Beetle.

http://www.vw.com/en.html