iWorld

Subtle yet creative, Google unveils new logo

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/internet-images/2015/09/02/Untitled-1.jpg?itok=NZfPRJVJ

MUMBAI: The times they are a-changin?! Google acknowledges these evergreen lines from Bob Dylan?s song as it changes its logo and branding yet again. The last change had come about in September 2013.

As the world bid adieu to the good old days when Google was only accessed from desktops, the company is re-inventing itself yet again. Since Google's launch 17 years back, a lot has changed. Thanks to the aggressive penetrations of internet and smartphones, Google now is as mobile as human beings are. On 1 September 2015, the world?s largest used search engine changed its logo and identity once again, which reflects this reality and shows people when the Google magic is working for them, even on the tiniest screens.

Google has said goodbye to the small blue ?g? and replaced it with a capital ?G,? which has all four colors - blue, red, green and yellow - in it.

So why did they do so? In an announcement, the company said, ?As you?ll see, we?ve taken the Google logo and branding, which were originally built for a single desktop browser page, and updated them for a world of seamless computing across an endless number of devices and different kinds of inputs (such as tap, type and talk).?

Google is known for its subtle changes and the voyage started from 1998 when Larry Page and Sergy Brin used the logo for their Stanford University graduate project.

August 1998: The team heads to Burning Man and creates the first Doodle as an out of office message.

September 1998: Google moves to Google.com and shares its beta release with the world.

May 1999: Still playful, the logo gets a more sophisticated look based on the Catull typeface.

May 2010: The logo brightens up and sports a reduced drop shadow.

September 2013: The logo goes flat with some typographical tweaks.

September 2015: The logo becomes part of a new family that includes the Google dots and 'G' icon.

The new logo doesn?t simply tell consumers that they?re using Google, but also shows them how Google is working for them. For example, new elements like a colourful Google mic helps identify and interact with Google whether a person is talking, tapping or typing.

Complimenting the subtle yet creative development, RK Swamy Hansa Group chairman S K Swamy said, ?Google has been refreshing its logo quite often but the current change is a larger and continuing step. I quite like the modern looking upper case - lower case version.?

?Google has succeeded in striking a fine balance of form with function in its new logo. It?s a homegrown typerface and vector based, which makes it scalable across devices in so far as legibility is concerned and sports a contemporary look at the same time. Although it will take some time to get used to the new look, it's nice that Google has retained slight tilt of ?e?, ? said Leo Burnett's digital creative agency's Indigo Consulting national creative director Navin Kansal.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/17/Vidnet2018.jpg?itok=pscB2HaS
Vidnet2018: OTT industry needs more experimentation

In the last couple of years, over-the-top platforms have emerged as mainstream entertainment source going beyond “mail-metro-millennial” phenomenon for a sizeable population in India despite television still holding its dominance.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/16/Tarun_Katial.jpg?itok=R6VNphd_
Tarun Katial fuels ZEE5's audacious 'mission 100 million'

Team ZEE5 returned from its Russian sojourn last month, checking into a new office address in Andheri East. The move away from ZEEL’s Lower Parel headquarters is the latest in a slew of changes being effected at the media conglomerate’s OTT business.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/15/airtel.jpg?itok=COUJJy2D
Now learn cooking with Airtel Digital TV

One Take Media Co., leading content production and Value Added Service provider company based in Mumbai, today announced that it has partnered with Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel to launch a new cooking channel - Aapki Rasoi.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/15/zee5_0.jpg?itok=x8SwBFEF
ZEE5 LAUNCHES ITS THIRD TELUGU ORIGINAL – B.TECH

After the success of recent Telugu Originals such asNanna Koochi, Chitra Vichitram,ZEE5 now announces its next dose of Telugu entertainment –B.Tech.Featuring actors Abhay, Kaushik, Merajand Madhulatha,the show is directed by Upendra Verma and written by TharunBhascker of “Pellichupulu’ fame, the...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/15/holly.jpg?itok=5biDAJHE
Airtel Digital TV & JOP Network partner to launch ‘Hollywood Masala’ - a collection of blockbuster Hollywood movies in Hindi

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel and JOP Network Pvt Ltd, India’s leading content house, today joined hands to launch an innovative channel – Hollywood Masala, which offers a collection of premium Hollywood movies dubbed in Hindi.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/15/vijay.jpg?itok=UahAU1AX
Amazon Prime Video aims to keep evolving with customer taste

Amazon Prime Video is boosting its content play in the market. The OTT platform is all set to stream its fifth Indian original Mirzapur from 16 November. In a media roundtable, Amazon Prime Video India content director and head Vijay Subramaniam also added that it will scale up originals further in...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/15/zee5.jpg?itok=mwTRbB35
As ‘Dil Se Desi’ as you are:ZEE5 kicks off its international launch with a campaign that will touch a chord with the South Asian diaspora

The traditional Mehndi is replaced by a funky henna tattoo; Payals (anklets) are paired with stilettos, and rapreplaces classicalas the new embraces the old - in its own inimitable style.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/14/ayushmaan.jpg?itok=hn2CXjYX
Bollywood star Ayushmann talks about his struggle with social media in the early stage of his career on #MeriRealLife

Anupama Chopra is back with another interview on #MeriRealLife – this time with Vicky Donor’s famous and critically acclaimed actor Ayushamann Khurrana on her YouTube Channel Film Companion.

iWorld Social Media
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/14/zee5.jpg?itok=_LYHr16e
ZEE5 introduces language specific packs

ZEE5 has announced special subscription packs for the Tamil and Telugu audience. Riding on the success of its language content, this latest addition will enable users to access premium Tamil and Telugu content at half the price.

iWorld Over The Top Services

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories