It’s difficult to imagine a simpler symbol, yet it has become one of Britain’s most identifiable emblem. The bar-and-circle Transport for London roundel was designed in 1908 and has not just become a globally recognised commercial transport logo, but also a cultural icon in its own right.
The design of the roundel (which until 1972 was referred to as the bull’s-eye) has been on an incredible journey which is being freshly explored in Logo for London, a beautiful illustrated new book. Published by Laurence King, Logo for London tracks the roundel’s cultural, artistic and social importance over the last hundred years as it became the world’s most well-known symbol for transportation.
Most artistic visions of London’s future have been darkly pessimistic. But this Underground poster painted by Montague B Black in 1926 offered an uncanny – and much more optimistic – view of the modern city.
In 1926, London Underground published a poster painted by Montague B Black, a publicity artist who also created images for Liverpool’s White Star Line, which imagines London in 2026. A golden sky enfolds a cityscape of skyscrapers over which various types of flying machine hover.
In the latest leak from the upcoming and hugely anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII we have a large array of concept art images. A few familiar faces, and masks – Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, Chewie to name a few. Then we have some stunning locations as well as Tie Fighters, Star Destroyers and much more. Check out the gallery below:
Although Apple remains extremely tight-lipped as ever about any plans to release a wearable device, the persistent rumor mill and concept mock-ups continue to stir an excessive amount of excitement.. much like most Apple products do..
The latest concept takes on the rumored iWatch and comes in the form of a video animation presenting an extremely realistic look at how the device might work if it becomes a reality. Created by San Francisco based professional interface designer Todd Hamilton, this new iWatch concept fuses the sleek design of Nike FuelBand with the minimalist interface of Apple’s iOS 7. See the video below for yourself..