New Zealand flag design: ‘Traditional Blue’ – A considered evolution #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. …

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New Zealand flag [re]design concepts

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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Lessons in brand design from Starbucks, Nike and Lego #Branding #Design

[Source: Creative Bloq] “Stanley Hainsworth shares his branding wisdom at Design Indaba. Day one of the ever-phenomenal Design Indaba conference in Cape Town boasted an eclectic line-up of designers from across the creative spectrum, held together by an infectious passion for creativity and the power that design can have, and most importantly a burning desire to share it with the …

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Wake – A Private Space to Discuss Design Work

[Source: Abduzeedo Design Inspiration] “One of the most important things during the design process is feedback. Collaborating with your team, designers, product managers and engineers is vital for a great execution. The process is certainly much easier said than done however. From the chaos, countless emails, presentations, printed boards, to you name it, a centralized service is long overdue and that’s what Wake was …

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Branding – “The move towards brand worlds.”

[Source: D&AD] “In 2003 Heidi Lightfoot co-founded Together Design, an award-winning design and branding company with an emphasis on collaboration and craft. This year she will sit on the D&AD Crafts for Design Jury. Below, Heidi traces the move away from style guidelines and towards brand worlds. Read on if you want to learn how to write a style guide, and …

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