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  • Google Doodles

    In the late 90’s (I think it was 1998), in my role as a website designer, I was at a convention for internet professionals called Internet World in New York City. One of the exhibitors was an enthusiastic group at a low-rent table, with a rather bare bones display, handing out leaflets and encouraging people…

  • Debussy Google Doodle

    The Google homepage today features a beautifully elegant, and deceptively simple, animated Google Doodle in honor of the 151st anniversary of the birth of French composer Achille-Claude Debussy. The piece is, naturally enough, set to Debussy’s most celebrated work, Clair de lune (“Moonlight”). After today, look for it on this page of Google Doodles. [Suggestion…

  • Sendak Tribute Google Doodle

    In celebration of what would have been Maurice Sendak’s 85th birthday today (June 10, 2013), Google has a nicely done, affectionate, respectful and fairly extensive tribute to the artist in the form of an animated Google Doodle on the Google home page. After today, look to the Google Doodles archive, or view this video capture…

  • Doodle 4 Google

    Those who don’t, like me, use a shortcut for search in a browser bar, but instead actually go to the Google homepage, will frequently see Google Doodles. These are versions of the Google logo made of illustrated elements that, to one degree or anther, suggest or form the letters of the word. Google has artists…

  • Little Nemo in Google Land

    Google is celebrating the 107th anniversary of the debut of Winsor McCay’s comics masterpiece, Little Nemo in Slumberland with a wonderfully done interactive tribute on the Google landing page at Google.com. (Click on the small downward pointing arrow below the image on the Google page to advance.) This will, of course, be replaced tomorrow, but…

  • Alyssa Winans

    Alyssa Winans is an illustrator and concept artist for the gaming industry based in the San Francisco area. She is also a Google Doodle artist. Winans often uses restrained palettes, along with subtle graphic and textural elements, to give her subjects presence and focus. I enjoy the way she controls her values in textural passages,…