Public Enemy once said (not that I like quoting scatter brained music groups, but I don’t think George Orwell actually said this): “He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.” Regardless of who said it, the message is clear, and true: when we understand the past, our movements in the present and future will/can be more informed. This mantra also rings true in design – hence, I am linking to a wonderful post about the 2009 Logo Design Trends. I highly recommend considering this trends (and other past trends) to ensure you are familiar (and perhaps building upon) the history of your design forefathers.
Dots and Stripes:
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