Around the Design World in 180 Words: Logo Edition

  • Stake your claim in logo design history with LogoLounge. The Wichita, Kansas-based online logo database (145,000 logos and counting) is soliciting entries for its seventh book of outstanding logos. An annual membership to the site ($100) includes unlimited logo submissions, which will be evaluated by a jury of experts for potential publication in LogoLounge Book 7 (Rockport Publishers). Ready to make your mark? Click fast. Submissions must be received by July 1.
  • Feeling overwhelmed by the growing number of television networks angling for your eyeballs? Put down the remote and click over to UsTelevision, where Salt Lake City-based writer and media observer Tanner Christensen offers up visual proof of the channel explosion. “It’s nearly impossible to fully grasp the absolutely massive number of television channels out there today, because we only ever see them on our TV guides or randomly around the Internet,” he notes. “For each channel, there’s a logo design that is easily recognizable and often memorable.” Christensen helped to assemble more than 9,000 TV logos from the around the world. Download the high-resolution version at your own risk.