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New Zealand flag design: ‘Traditional Blue’ – Respecting NZ’s history #Design #Vexillology

New Zealand Flag History: ‘New Zealand adopted our current flag in 1902.  It’s derived from the maritime British Blue Ensign. The stars of the Southern Cross were added and, similar to other Commonwealth countries, the Union Jack remains in the first quarter to recognise that New Zealand started as a British colony. The current flag wasn’t our first flag, though. …

MikeNew Zealand flag design: ‘Traditional Blue’ – Respecting NZ’s history #Design #Vexillology
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New Zealand Flag Consideration Project [2015]. Two designs nominated for the long-list:

Land Of The Long White Cloud [Ocean Blue] This design subtly references ‘The Land Of The Long White Cloud’ and the Southern Cross, with a nod to New Zealand’s silver fern and our geographic location within the world. The colour palette is iconic and has been reduced to reflect New Zealand’s strong connection with the ocean and environment – past, …

MikeNew Zealand Flag Consideration Project [2015]. Two designs nominated for the long-list:
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New Zealand flag [re]design concepts 2015

Why New Zealand is considering a new flag “The current flag was adopted in 1902 and since the 1960s New Zealanders have been debating whether it should be replaced. Suggestions for alternative flag designs have been put forward from time to time, but until now there has never been an official public discussion to consider the flag. By law, the …

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Tech / startup office design ideas & inspiration

A look inside WeWork Co-working in London’s Soho View all imagery here > An exclusive look inside Perion’s elegant headquarters: View all imagery here > A Look Inside LinkedIn’s Revamped Headquarters View all imagery here > Take a Tour of Google’s Chic Irvine Office View all imagery here > A look inside SoundCloud’s Berlin Headquarters View all imagery here > …

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Curator – Discover, Curate and Display the best Twitter content on any screen.

[Source]: Curator Curator enables media publishers to discover, curate and display the best Twitter content on any screen. Discover Relevant conversations and trending topics on Twitter Curate Content to surface the best conversations using advanced filtering capabilities Display Great Twitter content on any screen to enhance your audience’s experience Features – Advanced filtering capabilities to uncover the best content – …

MikeCurator – Discover, Curate and Display the best Twitter content on any screen.
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Periscope – Broadcast live video to the world

[Source]: Persicope Explore the world through someone else’s eyes. “Just over a year ago, we became fascinated by the idea of discovering the world through someone else’s eyes. What if you could see through the eyes of a protester in Ukraine? Or watch the sunrise from a hot air balloon in Cappadocia? It may sound crazy, but we wanted to …

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The Work of Blink Interactive via Abduzeedo

[Source]: Abduzeedo ‘Blink Interactive is a studio that creates and design brands, campaigns and sites for worldwide high profile clients. Located in Netherlands, Amsterdam; the folks from Blink Interactive step up their game to bring uniqueness and originality to every single one of their projects.’ See more of Blink Interactive’s work at Abduzeedo here >

MikeThe Work of Blink Interactive via Abduzeedo