A weekly(ish) newsletter with designy things
The first week of 2021 saw an attempted coup in the US, rising Covid cases, a continued lockdown, more vaccine sceptics and Trump got banned from Twitter. Tired yet? I know I am. But, there were some highlights, so let’s get to it:
🍔 Burger King’s Tasty Rebranding
Burger King has a new branding (+ old logo) with a nice retro vibe and playful illustration style.
I mean, just look at this gem:
Love it! 👑
Burger King - JKRGlobal - JKRGlobal
🍊 Free Speech
”…If you’re yelled at, boycotted, have your show canceled, or get banned from an Internet community, your free speech rights aren’t being violated.
It’s just that the people listening think you’re an asshole,
And they’re showing you the door.” 👏
🕵️♂️ CIA Rebranding
That new CIA brand looks like it wants to be on Awwwards or something, and apparently it was designed by Ryder Ripps, although the CIA denies his involvement. 🤔
CIA rebrands to encourage diversity but identity of logo designer remains top secret
America’s Central Intelligence Agency has unveiled a new identity aimed at attracting more diverse employees but has refused to disclose the designer behind its new look.
👽 Blob Opera
Create your own opera inspired song with Blob Opera - no music skills required! A machine learning experiment by David Li in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture 🎶
Blob Opera — Google Arts & Culture
Create your own opera inspired song with Blob Opera - no music skills
required ! A machine learning experiment by David Li in collaboration with
🦠 How dangerous is the corona vaccine?
The corona vaccine has been developed extremely fast. What are the risks? What about the long term effects? Professor Marjolein van Egmond (Amsterdam UMC) tells you what’s true and false about the vaccine.
In Dutch with English subtitles available 💉
🎷 “Grogu Pains” – a ‘90s Mandalorian Sitcom
Can’t wait for the next season of The Mandalorian? Nerdist dug into their VHS tapes and found an old episode of Grogu Pains, a wholesome ‘90s sitcom about a single dad and his son’s hijinks, as well as all the friends they made along the way. 😍
That’s it, see you next time!