Archive for June, 2008
I was fortunate to be in the center of Milan, Italy (watching and then celebrating, with MANY Italians) on May 23, 2007 when AC Milan played Liverpool in the final of the 2006-2007 UEFA Champions League. As most of the world knows, the 2008 UEFA European Championships began this week (Italians were not as happy […]
Nothing better expresses a hip start-up than pulling up to a conference in Silicon Valley for the 32 “most disruptive startups”, in a powder-blue Mercury Grand Marquis. That’s Mike in the photo (I was laughing behind the camera). What a ride!
Companies want their logo to be instantly recognizable, to be easily interpretable, and, in the Web 2.0 world, to be cool and hip. Overly complex logos often fail to achieve those goals. Web designers often talk about restraint — not putting everything, including the kitchen sink, on a page. The same should be said about […]
Italy is one of the most recognized countries in the world (uno dei miei paesi favoriti nel mondo!). It is known for big, memorable monuments (Duomo, the Coliseum, the leaning tower, among many). Italy’s new logo, unveiled in early 2007, puzzled many. The new logo was designed by Landor – Italy (a London-based specialist in […]