The old logo uses a complicated serif font which can only be created using bezier curves. All together, it has 100 anchor points, resulting in a 6 KB (6,380 bytes) file. When compressed, the size comes down to 2 KB (2,145 bytes).
Google just got a custom Sans facelift Tuesday and the font is already popping up all over the Googleplex campus. So naturally, employees are sharing photos of all the updated signs on their Google+ accounts.
Google debuted a serif-free logo today—the first real change to its logo since 1999. And although it’s much prettier than the 16-year-old wordmark, the company claimed it was more about functionality than looks: The Google logo has become more and more problematic throughout its existence, and it had everything to do…
Google recently changed its logo a little. Now they’ve changed it a lot. And it’s actually a heck of a lot better, too. I kinda love it.
In a goal to end the year with a bang, Google's Doodlers have drawn up a creative, artsy doodle for this year's holiday season. It's 17 interactive portraits of holiday scenes around the world and took six months of work.
Google is getting even more daring (and bandwidth-hogging) with their doodles, with today's logo celebrating John Lennon's 70th birthday being their first to feature video. It's a clever embedded YouTube of Imagine, one of the greatest songs ever written.
Google UK users (and perhaps other countries, too) were greeted to an amazing sight today: an interactive logo made out of colored balls. But why? Is Google demonstrating the power of HTML5? Celebrating the birth of kiddywinks' ball pits?