Ted Kaye wrote the book, Good Flag, Bad Flag: How to Design a Great Flag, and as I shared in my TED Talk, Why city flags might be the worst-designed thing youve флаги для дизайна never noticed, he came up with five basic principles for designing a great flag (and almost anything else Keep it simple, so simple a child can draw it from memory. Use meaningful symbolism. Use two to three basic colors. No lettering or seals of any kind. Be distinctive or be related. Sticking to.
Im really excited to share with you the TED Talk I gave earlier this year at the main TED conference in Vancouver. It was so much fun to be on stage and I was so pleased the organizers encouraged me to perform the talk in the style of the radio show. I even got to sneak in a This is 99 Invisible. Im Roman Mars. The talk is ostensibly about the graphic design of flags, but its really about using the rules of flag design.