Happy Birthday Saul Bass! Google celebrates the designer’s best-known film credit sequences film posters and corporate logos in an animated Google Doodle. Probably the coolest doodle to-date what do you think? Saul Bass an American graphic designer and filmmaker passed away 1996. Did art for such cinematic icons Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick and Martin Scorsese. Check out the entire Saul Bass homage sequence at GOOGLE HOMEPAGE.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin (net worth $23 billion) was spotted driving a Tesla (the world fastest electric vehicles) around LinkedIn headquarters on Thursday afternoon. Which would have been some what normal IF the Tesla Model S wasn’t pink, with Batman wings and eyelashes? seriously come on! nothing screams The Dark Knight more than pink and eyelashes! Some say this was a belated Aprils Fools joke on Brin’s part, considering he posted on his Google+ page saying: “Huh. I don’t remember Batman fins as an option when I configured my Tesla.” Supposedly representatives at Google are looking into the matter and could not immediately provide comment. Tesla Motors currently does not offer its Model S in pink according to its website.
Celebrating the birthday of American writer and artist Edward Gorey noted for his illustrated books, Google Doodle has featured some of his felines from the Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. Gorey illustrated other notable books such as Dracula by Bram Stoker and The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. Most people thought Gorey was British because of the style of his settings and work, but in fact, he was born in Chicago and only left the U.S. once, for a visit to the Scottish Hebrides. To day when honor Edward Gorey’s day of birth (February 22, 1925 – April 15, 2000).
Google Doodle is at it again with an interactive doodle game honoring the 112th anniversary of the birth of Frank Zamboni Jr., the inventor of the famous ice resurfacer. With a playful Dangerous Dave type style computer game remanence of something your find on DOS or Apple II.
The National Hockey League abbreviated 48-game season will begin Saturday, January 19, 2013 after a 113-day lockout.
Doodle 4 Google is back! with their annual K-12 program that invites US students to use their artistic talents. The sky is the limit kids are asked to think big to redesign the Google homepage logo for millions to see. This year, Google asks students to exercise their creative imaginations around the theme, “My Best Day Ever…” One talented student/artist will see their artwork appear on the Google homepage, receive a $30,000 college scholarship, and a $50,000 technology grant among other cool prizes! Happy doodling!
Have you check out the Google Santa tracker? what a great holiday idea, to really get you into the spirit! the lost tradition of counting the days down to Santa Claus’ Christmas day arrival.
Google’s partnership with NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) has revamped the Santa Tracker site, loading it with all sorts of goodies, check out it!
I have to point out that I love the new Google Doodle so far one of my favorites! I am huge Grimm Brothers buff and I love it!
Before I was allowed to watch horror movies I got my thrills from a good old fairy tale…most of the from the dark masterminds the Grimm Brothers (Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm and Wilhelm Carl Grimm). What imaginations these two had a product of their surrounding, what a dark bitter-sweet place.
Google celebrated the 200th anniversary of Grimm’s Fairy Tales with an interactive homepage Doodle that tells the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
The Grim Brothers are known for Cinderella, Snow White, Hansel and Gretel and Sleeping Beauty.
You want check out Gutenberg for free online Grimm stories.
Cool interactive Google Doodle to celebrate Halloween. Though trick-or-treating this year might be limited on the East Coast due to damaged caused by Hurricane Sandy. Well I hope most are you able to enjoy some festivities. Happy Halloween!
Check out the front-page of Google.com starting today (Monday) October 15, 2012. The Google search engine is paying tribute to American cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay and his comic strip Little Nemo. Celebrating the 107th anniversary of McCay’s comic with a interactive, animated doodle of Little Nemo in Google Land created by Jennifer Hom and Corrie Scalisi.
Great two hour pannel below, listen to a team of talented illustrators (called doodlers) and engineers as they break down the creative process on how they configure Google logo that celebrate holidays, anniversaries, artists, scientists and pioneers. Bringing smiles to the faces of Google users around the world. In 1998 Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin fiddled with Google corporate logo to promote their attendance at the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. Two years later, in 2000, Larry and Sergey asked an intern to produce a doodle for Bastille Day.