Rosi’s creative industry news
First one of the Year!
Starbucks reveal new logo
Starbucks have dropped the ‘Starbucks Coffee’ and unveiled a new, simplified version of their iconic siren design. The new design has faced much criticism over the web; will this be the Gap debacle all over again?
Rio 2016 logo
On New Year’s Eve the new Rio Olympics 2016 logo was revealed. Many have argued that the design is unoriginal and too safe. They design is based partly on the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain but one critics argued it looks more like one of Brazil other famous exports: a thong! Creative review has given their critique, what do you think?
Christmas tree made of books
Lovely idea for an alternative Christmas tree, maybe for next year.
Interesting use of Type in Print Ads
This is an interesting little article demonstrating some great examples of typography in print based campaigns.
HMV to focus on digital sales
The company, which has been facing financial trouble recently has announced it is set to continue to focus on it digital content. The store has recently been hit with financial difficulty and is planning on closing around 60 stores to help offset loses it made over the Christmas period.
Amazon App Store
The online store has put plans in motion to build its own App store, initially selling Google Android apps. The store will open later this year and developers can already submit their apps to the store for approval.
Apple has launched their long awaited Mackintosh app store with over 1000 apps for use on their computers and laptops.
Upcoming events- dates for the diary
The Typographic Circle talk with Sanky (D&AD and AllOfUs) 27th January 7pm
Currently Drawing Fashion and John Pawson- Plain Space
From 17th Feb – Brit Insurance Designs of the Year
From 30th March – Wim Crouwel – A Graphic Odyssey
The London Art Fair @ Business Design centre- 19-23rd January