Entries flood for the Nanjing 2014 Olympic Medal Design Competition

From Bangladesh to Belarus, entries have flooded in from all corners of the world for the International Olympic Committee’s competition to design the medal for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. And, with just four weeks to go until the deadline for submissions, IOC President Thomas Bach has urged young designers not to miss this historic opportunity. November 11, 2013

Adobe InDesign never could do half decent math equations or symbols. . . until now

Isn't it amazing that a company as big as Adobe cannot get its software to make decent math equations and symbols. We were amazed at MathMagic Pro a standalone multi-purpose equation editor for mathematical equations and scientific symbols ... with a plug-in specifically for Adobe InDesign April 27, 2013

Updating the handicapped symbol?

Fred Showker shares this story about a young graphic designer who thinks the handicapped symbol of the international signing symbol system needs a redesign. Does it? This is 60-Second Windows, an editorial column continuously published online by Fred Showker since 1988. February 25, 2011

25-Grand for a new recycle icon

"Make Your Mark," is a nationwide design competition for a symbol that represents "bioplastics" creator of the recycling symbol, Gary Anderson will be among the judges -- the Designer of the winning symbol will receive $25,000. January 28, 2011