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Trump/Pence Logo Retired After 'Day of Ridicule'

It was widely mocked online for suggesting both toilet paper and sexual intercourse

(Newser) - Well, it looks like the internet will have to find something new to make juvenile sex jokes about. Raw Story reports a day after the Trump campaign unveiled a Trump/Pence logo that was widely mocked for simultaneously evoking both toilet paper and sexual intercourse, the offending logo is no more.... More »

New Trump/Pence Logo Scandalizes the Internet

We've heard of graphic design, but this is ridiculous

(Newser) - The GOP's new power couple of Donald Trump and Mike Pence debuted its new logo in a fundraising email to supporters Friday, the Daily Beast reports. And the internet, being the internet, couldn't get its mind out of the gutter. The AV Club , which rounds up a bunch... More »

Twitter's New Logo: Just the Bird, Please

'Twitter is the bird, the bird is Twitter'

(Newser) - Twitter unveiled a new logo today, and it looks like the site is kind of pulling a Prince. It seems that from now on, the word "Twitter" won't be part of Twitter's branding: The new logo is nothing but a redesigned, simplified version of the site's... More »

The 13 Most Worthless Majors

Want a job? Avoid fine art, according to 'Daily Beast' list

(Newser) - Hey, college students: If your life plans include getting an actual job, you may want to avoid the stars of the Daily Beast 's "most useless" majors list. Majors are ranked in terms of employment, taking into account unemployment rates among recent and experienced grads, earnings, and likely... More »

Dragon Tattoo Cover a Good Story, Too

After dozens of attempts, artist arrived at distinctive design

(Newser) - It's everywhere you look—at the beach, on the subway, in the waiting room. Americans are devouring The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, and the bestselling novel's distinctive cover has a pretty good story of its own, reports the Wall Street Journal . Designer Peter Mendelsund went through dozens of possibilities,... More »

2012 London Olympics Logo Still Hideous

Design has not 'grown on us,' despite organizers' promise

(Newser) - When organizers unveiled the logo for the 2012 London Olympics, they said people would learn to love it. Well, that was 3 years ago, and "tastes do change," so let’s check in. Yeah, still hideous, writes graphic designer Alice Rawsthorn in the New York Times . “Far... More »

Face It: Font Inspires a Certain Type of Backlash

(Newser) - Comic Sans is a lighthearted font, easy to read and very popular. Too popular, if you believe its legions of detractors. Like many other comics-related entities, it even has a sworn enemy—the 10-year-old Ban Comic Sans movement, which compares misuse of the typeface "to showing up for a... More »

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