And again there is a new Google favicon

Sat 10 January 2009 13:49, Bas van den Beld

And again there is a new Google favicon

Last June the world turned up side down. 'Everybody' was talking about it. But people were not discussing wars or a financial crises, they were discussing the new google favicon.

Well allright, not everybody, but it was suprising to see how much discussion the new favicon, which appeared almost unannounced, stirred up. It was reason enough for Google to set up a special website in which users could send in their own version of the favicon.

Yesterday Google announced the 'winner'. The new favicon is based on an idea of André Resende, a computer science undergraduate student at the University of Campinas in Brazil. He send in his idea, Google- designers took it, adjusted it and here it is, the new Google favicon. The favicon has got all four Google colors in it and has a 'off center' G in it. Let the discussions begin...


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  • This is terrible for Google brand identity, in my opinion. There's some things you can sourcecrowd, but your company logo is not one of them...

    Ma 12 jan 2009, 11:55

  • I agree Nuno, however they don't sourcecrowd their logo, its just the favicon.

    Ma 12 jan 2009, 12:00


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