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Is A Revamped Brand Enough: The U.S. Postal Service Is Dying. Why Not Radically Rebrand It? | Co.Design

Posted in Branding, Design, Design Matters, LinkedIn by ayanaairakan on 2010/12/31


In this era of digital communication, one has to question whether revamping the U.S. Postal Service’s brand is enough. I think the designs Chase proposes are quite good, but are addressing the problems the postal services is dealing with that not only concern the prolific use of digital forms of communication that many of us are using, but also the many internal issues the service is dealing with, the most important being the laying off of employees due to a diminishing budget. What do you think? The full article with all design explorations can be read here: The U.S. Postal Service Is Dying. Why Not Radically Rebrand It? | Co.Design.

The faces behind the fonts

Posted in Business, Design, Fonts, Typography by ayanaairakan on 2010/12/13

Nice article: great designers, good insight and inspiration. Where are the women and designers of color who, too are designing great fonts?

Read full article here: The faces behind the fonts: idsgn (a design blog).

Stefan Sagmeister streams his office live 24/7 on his site

Posted in Business, Design, Design Matters by ayanaairakan on 2010/12/13

I wouldn’t expect anything less creative from such a eclectic designer.

Read full article here: Imprint-The Online Community for Graphic Designers | Live From New York, It’s. . ..