I’m sure many of you don’t use Twitter, and I know most of you don’t follow @LogoDesignLove, so as promised, here’s a quick recap from the past week or so of tweets.

Obama healthcare logo

Obama’s healthcare logo making news for no apparent reason (via @chadengle).

Chicken Now logo

RT @pentagramdesign New Work: Chicken Now: new identity for fast food restaurant.

Own Energy logo

Own Energy” identity design (by @MartinBoath).

Google Chrome logo recreated with LEGO (via @downwithdesign).

brand alphabet

Do you know your brand alphabet?

classic coca-cola logo

The revised Pepsi vs Coca-Cola identity timeline.

classic apple logo sketch

Interview with Rob Janoff, designer of the Apple logo (via @ucllc).

E. Tautz identity

E. Tautz identity (by @movingbrands).

Google moon logo

300+ Google logos (via @DesignerDepot).

A little off-topic, but I’ve stopped using tr.im as my URL shortener of choice, preferring bit.ly. The former was (is?) having some site overload issues, rendering every tr.im link unusable (or very slow to load). Both services offer statistics, but after a week of using bit.ly, I think I prefer theirs.

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August 10, 2009


Have a look at tr.im – they’re discontinuing the service, so your shortened links (like mine) will probably not redirect properly when we enter 2010.

Best tip: Write your own shortener, then you know whose fault it is when it doesn’t work…

I hear you, Stefan.

Mark, thanks for the update. That’s a shame, but I suppose it’s a slight positive to note that those behind tr.im see bit.ly as the market leader. I would’ve thought tinyurl was up there, although it does need quite a few more characters than its competitor.

Thanks for the share. I love logodesignlove but never intend to join twitter. I hope you’ll update the tweets like this from time to time.

Great post. Loved the Pepsi/Coke video…it’s incredible how such FMCG brands (have to) keep reinventing their look and so on. A drink is a drink is a drink…but not quite huh.

As for URL shortners, tr.im etc will come and go. It’s important to have something more stable, so I just work with snipurl.com since 2001. They’ve been around and weathered several storms, and their interface is the most pleasing.

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