Studio 360

Bad Design Makes Twitter Angry

Thursday, June 05, 2014

A new pro soccer team in Louisville learned the dangers of slapdash design when an avalanche of Twitter ridicule greeted their new logo.

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Transportation Nation

Here's the New NYC Taxi Logo

Thursday, August 23, 2012

T is for (new) Taxis in New York City. (Photo by Caitlyn Kim)

New York city is giving taxis a new look. There's the taxi of tomorrow set to roll out next year, but even the motley mix of sedans and SUVs out there now are getting a new paint job. And when they do, the city's yellow cabs come back more yellow  and as this picture captures, with a new logo, fewer words, and more to the point. JFK airport gets a mention right on the door.

Here's a side-by-side comparison. (Or, top-by-bottom comparison?)

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Listen to Lucy

My logo obsession is more than a game

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

My logo obsession is more than a game



Tattoo You: Music Ink

Monday, January 09, 2012

Tattoo culture is needling its way onto television, with the upcoming reality show “Ink Master” on Spike TV and a sketch about an Eddie Vedder tatt on IFC’s “Portlandia.” Today, we’ll hear from listeners about the band logos, instruments, album covers and other music-related images that adorn their bodies. Guests include tattoo artist Joseph Ari Aloi (aka JK5) and musician-artist Bryan Kienlen of the punk band Bouncing Souls.

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Studio 360

Design for the Real World: Logo

Saturday, June 30, 2001

Graphic designer Michael Bierut looks at something every company wants: a successful logo.