Image of the Day Archive, January 2012
Illustration for Draft Magazine, by Ted McGrath
Photo of a scrapbook of Soviet-era graphics from a junk-shop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan by mr prudence
Infographic by Google in opposition to SOPA/PIPA.
Amazing, hyperrealistic oil paintings by Pedro Campos
Hot on the heels of the blackout, Moving Brands unveils it’s redesign of Wikipedia’s identity. Shown here (with much more on their site), the interesting and powerful “master” mark, as well as its variations. Meant to be a “living identity,” the intent is for the mark to change based on search results. Overall, a big step forward, but does the mutability of the identity smack of over-indulgence?
In anticipation of Valentine’s Day: “51 Love Stories” by Paul Octavious
Remember not so long ago when jcpenney unveiled their new logo? Well, apparently, they’ve scrapped that. Behold the new, not too shabby logo. Designer remains uncredited, so keep checking Brand New until Armin figures it out.
London’s Design Museum released a video with a first glimpse of its new facility. Below image shows modelmakers trying to recreate the complex hyperbolic paraboloid roof.
In honor of his birthday: Jackie Robinson’s jersey, from the Baseball Hall of Fame archives.