We can learn a lot from the process industrial design leaders like Frog employ in design challenges great and small. Take the new icons for Microsoft for example. MossMedia often look to great industrial design schools like Cleveland Institute of Art for inspiration. Their “dual” understanding of brand aesthetic and sculptural iconography powers their amazingly [...]
Interbrand has released its annual review and report of the Best Global Brands 2010. From our perspective, it’s always good to dig and search for diamonds in the self-exonerating tonnage mined by the world’s top design and brand illuminati. Here’s a thought on brand innovation: take the customers more seriously than ourselves. – Mossome
Benchmarks and bars… they are important to our collaborative. MossMedia celebrates the design leadership expressed in these 45 industry-leading websites. Thanks for a great post, Web Design Ledger! – The MossMedia Team
Official city logos suck. Either they’re boring or hideous or suggestive of all the wrong things, and rarely do they capture the spirit of the place. So designers are taking matters into their own hands. Get the Full Story.
We love what this Fast Company illustration and article captures where it comes to building better brands. When clients call on Yang Kim and Kevin Budelmann, principals of branding firm People Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan, they usually ask for a new logo. “But the logo is just the tip of the iceberg,” Budelmann says. Usually, [...]
Technically, This is Very Colorful: “ If you like your movies and television shows in color, you owe such modern-day pleasures to Technicolor, the company that created the eponymous color film processes in the early 1920s and gave movies like The Wizard of Oz the ability to show a yellow brick road, where before there [...]
Folks, Known to digress, perhaps if you knew I was a member of the Matchbox Collector’s Club from 1972 – 1980′s; no doubt if you saw my collection of pristine Made in England originals; consider my original pinewood derby cars sit atop the mantel; then you know why we drool over this toy design. Vroom!
Harvey and Me: “A remembrance of comic artist and graphic novelist Harvey Pekar by an illustrator who worked with him throughout his career, fellow Clevelander Gerry Shamray.” (Via Design Observer.)