From a color to a shape, our pictorial representations depict the shorthand of our culture. When it comes to a commercial brand, success and failure are often attributed to the recognition (or lack thereof) of their personal imagery. Here are a few examples of how companies have attempted to evolve with our culture, appealing to the visual and the subconscious respect of their consumers.
From Designer Christian Annyas’ typography and all-together awesomesauce blog on branding, design, and iconography:
Just a few minutes on this site will have you clicking and drooling. Here’s a few to get you started:
- Chevrolet Speedometer Design evolution from 1941 to 2011
- The Typography of Sanborn New York City Maps: The Title pages from maps issued between 1885 and 1917