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Go Download The NASA Graphics Standards Manual Right Now -- For Free

One nice thing about government agencies is that many neat things they produce are ultimately free to the citizens. Keeping with that tradition, NASA just released the graphics standards manual behind the iconic “worm” logo as a PDF. You can now download the 90-page document for free.

Tokyo's Olympic Logo Is Axed But The Internet Already Has Awesome Backups

It’s been a big day in the world of logos: First, Google revealed its brand new, sans serif emblem. Meanwhile, the scandal-stricken icon for Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics was officially killed today following plagiarism allegations. Fortunately, the Internet already has had some replacements in mind.

The Saga Of NASA's Short-Lived 'Lost' Logo

NASA’s current logo dates back to 1959. It’s sort of a mess — a wonderful, retro-nostalgic mess — that’s hard to reproduce and doesn’t scale well. In fact, NASA even changed to a different logo that lasted almost 20 years before switching back. What happened?

The Life And Untimely Death Of Technology's Weirdest Logo

In 1988 Timothy Wilkinson, a British designer at frog design in Silicon Valley, was tasked with creating a logo for the biggest peripheral maker in the world: Logitech. The company kept Wilkinson’s logo around for almost 30 years. And while it long seemed weird to me, it’s also completely brilliant.

Facebook Is Changing Its Logo And You Probably Won't Even Notice

The screens, they are a’ changing. Facebook has tweaked its logo for the first time since 2005, and if I hadn’t pointed it out you, you probably wouldn’t have even noticed.

Funny Video Combines All The Major Movie Studio Intro Sequences Into One

Video: I’m always interested in tracking the changes that happen to movie studio intro sequences just to see the ridiculous flair they add to them now that they have the technology to do so. This video by Art404 pokes fun at all the studios by merging them into one epic sequence, as if all the studios collaborated to make one movie.

People Are Redesigning World Cup Sponsors' Logos To Protest Worker Abuse

FIFA is getting it from all sides right now, and for good reason. Last night the US Justice Department reportedly arrested officials for fraud related to the upcoming World Cups in Qatar and Russia. And even before the arrests, fans were protesting the use of forced labour at World Cup construction sites by hitting the event’s organisers where it hurts: Its sponsors.

I Can't Believe This Designer Can Draw All These Logos By Hand

Think you’ve got a good party trick? British designer Seb Lester can draw pixel-perfect logos with a few sweeps of his calligraphy pen. I watched in disbelief as he reproduced some fairly complex type using only his steady hand.

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