HTML5 is many things to many people. It's a technical spec, it's an open-web philosophy writ large, it's a standards battleground with unintended consequences, it's The Future of The Internets?! How do you design a logo for all that?
The Nordiska Museet in Sweden unveiled an exhibit on the modern-day dandy recently. That, on its own, isn't particularly interesting, since anyone who's been to Williamsburg or reads Details knows what makes a dandy tick (suspenders, natch).
No one goes to the circus anymore. We watch cable news instead. But maybe some clever branding could change that. Enter Nathan Godding, a graphic design student at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, who's come up with an excellent little graphic scheme for The Sensational Circus Spectacular.
Green thumb, meet the golden shower. Golden shower, meet Guldkannan Towa, a plastic watering can designed explicitly to hold and pour pee.
Steven P. Jobs is sick again. Which reminds us that even titans of industry are, yes, mortal. But in the meantime, designer Charis Tsevis has built a graphic monument to Jobs that hammers home his giga-influence on computers and product design: a ten-thousand-pixel wide photo collage that forms Steve's face out of the products he hath wrought.
It's amazing that the horoscope industry persists, with all of its chicanery and gimmicks. But persist it does, and every single day, millions of people really do feel that the alignment of stars, hundreds of light years distant, is telling them to look for a new girlfriend or buy a tighter fitting pair of pants. (Mercury rising! Sexy times!)