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Archive for September, 2010

Amazing New Designs For The Dollar Bill

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“The American dollar is in bad need of a makeover. Thanks to the Dollar ReDe$ign Project, we may now have some options.

Organized by creative strategy consultant Richard Smith, the Dollar ReDe$ign Project is soliciting ideas for the dollar bill of the future. “Our great ‘rival’, the Euro, looks so spanky in comparison it seems the only clear way to revive this global recession is to rebrand and redesign,” the project notes on its website.

Fisher started the project in with the intent of “trying to find a catalyst to restart our economy” he told Fox NewsThe recent competition is now closed, and voting ends on September 30. “This has touched people’s hearts,” Fisher said, and “people feel the dollar touches their lives.”

The leading vote-getter for this year’s competition (pictured below) was submitted by British duo Dowling Duncan, which features a unique vertical design.”

Read the full article @HuffingtonPost.

What You Need to Know About the #NewTwitter


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“Well yesterday was a big day on Twitter, wasn’t it? I don’t know about you but I was glued to the live stream of the not-so top secret Twitter press conference at exactly 3:30 pm and watched closely for an hour and a half while @Ev and @Biz told us all about the new “bigger and better” Twitter.com.  The founders outlined many of the recent achievements they have seen with the growth of their community and announced the release of a brand new interface for Twitter.com, which will be rolling out to all users over the new few weeks (it’s important to note that currently only 1% of users have access to the redesign, that decision was not so well received.)

The new  interface has a renewed focus on the user experience with in stream multi-media expansions, more search capabilities, and an all around sexier more fluid feeling. I went crazy yesterday playing with the new interface and wanted to share way too many screenshots and my thoughts on the new layout. I am excited to hear what you guys think all of these changes mean, so let’s do this, shall we? What are the big changes to our beloved Twitter.com?”

Read the full article @ SEOmoz.

This excerpt was written by Joanna Lord (SEOmoz Staff).

30 IN-DEPTH LOGO DESIGN CASE STUDIES

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“Ever wondered what it takes to create a logo? Well if you have you’re in luck, because today we have some eye opening logo design case studies.You get to go behind the scenes and discover what it takes to design a successful logo. The case studies  below provide an overview of logo redesign/design by talented designers.

We hope you will enjoy this article and hopefully get inspired to create your own logo. Please feel free to comment below and tell us what you thought.”

Full article located @ InspirationFeed.