Documenting the Redesign of the New Zealand Flag

If you’re interested in the goings on in New Zealand as they select a new flag, you should be reading Dan Newman & Co.’s fantastic blog FLAGDESIGN.NZ: Documenting the Redesign of the New Zealand Flag.  And if you are interested in flag design, you should be interested in New Zealand’s process, as it provides great examples of the kind of conundrums, controversies, and compromises inherent in flag design more generally.

Some highlights, so far:

They also have made available flagtest.nz, a flag-on-a-pole-in-a-wind simulator for flag designers to upload a static image and see it animated.

Also, parody submissions:

New Zealand flag submission parody: Our Southern Swanny
New Zealand flag submission parody: Our Southern Swanny
New Zealand parody flag submission: Beautiful Beige
New Zealand flag submission parody: Beautiful Beige
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Author: SDM

Ethnography * Technology * Design

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