Graphic Design Resources September 2015

Graphic Design Resources September 2015

I’ve been in L.A. for a couple of weeks now, but kept in tune with the best graphic design resources September 2015 has had to offer. An interesting month, here’s the top 5 things you should check out in the design world.

 


 

 

 

New Logo Google

 

Impossible to miss this one, Google has refreshed it’s look with a simplified logo, which is growing on me. Looking back at my own redesign of the Google logo a few years ago, I think they have done a good job.

 


 

Verizon’s trademark red swoop becomes a sad, shrunken check mark

 

New Verizon Logo

 

In other logo news, one that hasn’t gone down so well is Verizon’s attempt to refresh things. It lacks a lot to say the least.

 


 

 

Defining Brand Identity

 

Graphic Design Resources Defining Brand Identity

 

Very much a jargon phrase, Brand identity is thrown around a lot, by many who don’t seem to fully grasp it’s meaning. The Percolate blog, on the other hand, put out a great summary of it and I’d advise everyone to take a look.

 

Brands live in people’s heads. They are the sum total of perceptions about them.

 


 

The freelancer’s guide to Bookkeeping

 

Freelancer Guide to Bookkeeping

 

A great business and design blog I’ve recommended following, tutsplus have an in-depth coverage of the more menial tasks required of all freelancers. Something we all try to avoid, bookkeeping and accounting is an essential skill to learn.

 


 

Goodbye, Adrian Frutiger

 

Adrian Frutiger RIP

 

Legendary type designer Adrian Frutiger died on September 12th 2015, his legacy inherent in more places than you’d realise.

One designer who will most definitely live on through his life’s work. – David Airey

 


 

 

There was of course a lot more went on this month, but the above are what lingered in my mind. For more design related news, be sure to check out @inkbotdesign on twitter.

 

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Riyad

Its really a great collection.

Steve

It was an interesting month. Well curated! Thanks!

Jony

It is really good article. I with agree.

Md Razaul Karim

Wow your reference is best for graphic design. I appreciate it. Thanks

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