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Logos and Negative Space

The logo of the Institute of Architects Centre - which is a key silhouette with a high rise sky line as the teeth

Some great examples of logos which use negative space. They really help demonstrate the power of simplicity.

www.logodesignlove.com

Concept Waterscraper Brings Monumental Architecture Into The Open Sea

Upside down floating skyscraper

"For the last five years, eVolo Magazine has hosted a futuristic skyscraper design competition. Usually, the entrants imagine giant buildings taller than anything under construction today. However, the most impressive entry in this year's competition goes the opposite route, by dropping the building straight into the sea. This floating building would generate its own electricity and food, house thousands, and plunge deep beneath the waves."

Upside down floating skyscrapers, mental!?!?!? 

Via Surfstation via Popular Science magazine via .......

What they don't teach you about identity design in design schools…

 Identity Forum

Oh how things change when one has to design in the real world... Nice article about the factors to consider when designing for paying clients. 

Glasgow 2014

 Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Logo

Today saw the launch of the 2014 Commonwealth Games logo and branding. LDL have an explanation of the direction... good job because, for the life of me, I can't seen to be able to view their site; methinks they have some dodgy flash detection code, Hmmmmmm

England Squash and Racketball

The England Squash and Racketball Website 

Who would have thunk it... The England Squash and Racketball website is a thoroughly well conceived modernist marvel in grey and red, conceived by the good people of fudge who are apparently working on their new site, we say the interim version is better than many.    

NEW FWA

 

The original and the best. The FWA website has been recently redesigned.

For those not acquainted with the Iconic web awards site, this is FWA In their own words:

FWA stands for Favourite Website Awards, an industry recognised internet award program and inspirational portal, established in May 2000.

FWA is the most visited website award program in the history of the internet, with over 75 million visits as of January 2010.

Careful! this website may consume your day