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One designer’s goal to redesign the American flag

Steven Horton Jr. wants to create a flag for Black Americans, who he feels have not been represented by America’s current star-spangled banner.

Pentagram rebrands voting for the 21st century

NYC Votes builds a design system as unique as New York itself.

Even the White House logo got a makeover. See what changed

It took 30 tries to get the new White House logo just right.

How Trump gave rise to the aesthetics of hate

The 45th president is out. But the world he leaves behind still needs to be reckoned with.

The Daily Heller: Keep Politics Out of Design?

Let’s keep it civil, but let’s acknowledge design is in politics and politics is in design.

This illustrator famously satirized Trump’s presidency. What will he do now?

Edel Rodriguez can’t wait to stop illustrating Trump.

What these logos reveal about the chaos of American politics in 2020

Stars, stripes, and the AOC effect. Oh, and don’t forget the puns.

What is the best political branding of all time? Experts weigh in

Ben Ostrower and Susan Merriam debate the branding of various political campaigns—from Eisenhower to Obama.

What Role Does Design Play in Elections?

It’s almost November and things are starting to get tense in the States as final preparations are being made for the presidential election.

Rise Up. Show Up. Unite! Artists for Biden/Harris Poster Campaign

Award-winning artists unite to create political poster art in support of the Biden/Harris campaign lead by Jessica Hische.

Biden-Harris Logo

How do you create a logo without knowing for certain what the words will say?

Experts weigh in on the Biden-Harris logo

A new logo for a brand that will last three months—but will have a lifetime of importance.

The 6 wildest design concepts for a virtual Democratic National Convention

Designers share their vision for the first (nearly-all) virtual Democratic National Convention. Biden, time to fire up Twitch!

Biden’s new campaign typefaces are a pivot to the general election

The Biden campaign is getting a design upgrade.

AOC’s brand was groundbreaking. Now it’s inspiring copycats around the world

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become a leader for progressives—and they’re taking a page from her branding as well.