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Raymond Loewy, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle

Raymond Loewy, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle

By Josh Wolford November 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Today’s Google Doodle honors a man who’s responsible for dozens upon dozens of classic product designs from the early 1930s to the late 1970s. You’ve probably seen his work over an dover again but didn’t know whom to attribute. On …

Doodle 4 Google Winner Featured on Today's Homepage Doodle 4 Google Winner Featured on Today's Homepage
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Back in January, Google opened up their 2013 Doodle 4 Google contest and asked kids aged K-12 to give their best shot at constructing a Doodle based on the prompt “My Best Day Ever.” And today, after nearly 130,000 submissions …

Google’s “Racist” Doodle Gets The Conan Treatment Google’s “Racist” Doodle Gets The Conan Treatment
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If you’ve been to the Google homepage in the last two weeks, you have probably noticed a flurry of new Google Doodles – a new one each day, actually. Google has committed themselves to providing us with a new Olympic-themed …

Google Doodle Celebrates London 2012 Canoe Slalom Google Doodle Celebrates London 2012 Canoe Slalom
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Today, Google continues their run of Olympic-themed Doodles with their third straight interactive Doodle. Since the opening ceremony, Google has provided us with a different Doodle every day, showcasing one of the many Olympic sports. And for the last couple …

Google Doodle Features Playable Hoops Game Google Doodle Features Playable Hoops Game
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Today, Google continues their run of Olympic-themed Doodles with another interactive game – this one involving basketball. Yesterday, you probably remember wasting plenty of time on Google’s homepage attempting to turn in the fastest hurdles time of your coworkers. This …

Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage
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Yesterday, the Bob Moog Google doodle hit Google’s home page in some parts of the world (where it was already May 23), but now it’s up for the rest of us. The doodle honors the birthday of Robert Arthur Moog, …

Google 4 Doodle Winner Hits  Homepage Google 4 Doodle Winner Hits Homepage
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Google 4 Doodle, Google’s doodle contest aimed at students grades K-12, has received a winner: 2nd grader Dylan Hoffman from Racine, Wisconsin. The doodle, entitled, “Pirate Times,” was Hoffman’s response to Google’s concept of: “If I could travel in time …

Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle
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Today, Google has announced the winner of their annual Doodle 4 Google contest, which sees kids aged K-12 give their best artistic spins on the famous Google logo. This year’s contest saw 114,000 submissions, which were narrowed down to 50 …

Ronald Reagan was a Terrible Artist Ronald Reagan was a Terrible Artist
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Whether you agree with the man’s economic policies or not, there is one thing we can all agree on. Ronald Reagan was a bad drawer. Margaret Thatcher’s personal papers have been released via the Cambridge University Archive are available for …

Google And Its St. Patrick's Day Doodle Google And Its St. Patrick's Day Doodle

Today, Saturday, March 17, 2012, is St. Patrick’s Day, and Google has a doodle, of course (pictured above). As they often do, Google’s doodle appeared in other parts of the world (like Australia) before making its way here to the …

“World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake” Google Doodle Puzzles The Web “World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake” Google Doodle Puzzles The Web

Yesterday, Google ran an interesting, animated doodle for its logo, celebrating the 125th anniversary of the world record for largest observed snowflake. As I asked, in my article about it, where does Google come up with this stuff? A lot …

World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake Celebrated With Google Doodle World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Update: More on that flake.. If you go to Google.com today, you will notice a new Google doodle celebrating the 125th anniversary of the world’s largest snowflake. Then, you might ask yourself, ‘Where does Google come up with this stuff?” …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle
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As you may know, today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Google is celebrating with a doodle. The doodle was created by artist Faith Ringgold. Here’s the bio she uses on her site: Faith Ringgold, began her artistic career …

Send a Valentine’s Day E-Card Google Style with “Map Your Valentine”
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Google is no stranger to holiday celebrations. It almost seems like there are more days that Google posts "doodles" for its logo than days it doesn’t. Today, being Valentine’s Day, is of course no exception. Here’s what the Google Doodle looks like today, if you’re one of many who rarely goes to Google.com to do your searching (as opposed to searching from the browser). 

Google Doodle Drives $250K In Buckyball Sales

On September 4th, Google celebrated the 25th anniversary of the discovery of the buckminsterfullerene with a special doodle.  The search giant also, as it turned out, helped a site hawking buckyball toys rack up more than $250,000 in sales.

National 2010 Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced
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Tomorrow, another special doodle will grace Google’s homepage, and if you like it, compliments should be directed at third grader Makenzie Melton, not a team of professional designers.  Melton has been declared the national winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition.

The competition drew over 33,000 submissions, so Melton’s achievement is a rather big deal.  Google will give her a netbook and a $15,000 college scholarship by way of congratulations, and you can see her doodle (called "Rainforest Habitat") for yourself a little early below.

Google Celebrates the Barcode

Google is celebrating the invention of the bar code today, with its latest doodle. There is an interesting history of the barcode available on Wikipedia, which of course is the top natural result in Google’s search results for barcode (which you are taken to upon clicking the doodle).