Blackwater rebrands as “Xe”

image courtesy of Wired magazine Blackwater, the infamous defense contractor which has been under scrutiny since breaking a host of international laws in Iraq has taken a dramatic step in shedding it’s image as ruthless, reckless, and murderous. The company will...

Design at the South Pole

After watching the Oscar-nominated documentary Encounters at the End of the World, I thought it fitting to highlight one of the most underrated design arenas on the planet: the South Pole markers. Turns out that every year, a new Pole marker is erected and the...

The Softening of Citroën

Citroën’s previous and newly-updated logos French auto maker Citroën have unveiled a new logo, designed by Landor Paris. I hesitate to say the word ‘new’ because it’s a classic Landor maneuver, the slightest change regarded as a seismic shift....