Design News #12 : World Cup 2010 Fever

2010 World Cup – The Ultimate Graphic and Data Resources Guide

The World Cup is coming!! One of the world’s biggest sports events, matched only by the Olympics, promises to deliver a whole month of fun for all soccer fans.Being so important, it’s pretty natural you’ll find a lot of articles, comments, blog posts and, of course, data-visualization goodies on this matter. Infographics, editorial illustrations, interactive charts and maps, all of them deliver fun and interesting way of understanding and following this great event, so, today I leave you here with a (too long?) round-up of those awesome resources – and may the best team win!

FIFA World Cup Design: Posters, Logos and Mascots 1930 – 2010

The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th FIFA World Cup, the premier international football tournament. It is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. This will be the first time that the tournament has been hosted by an African nation.As hopes, dreams and excitement are growing and all eagerly awaiting the beginning of the contest and the first goal, I want to present you the official posters, logos and mascots from all World Cup’s so far. It’s interesting to see how their design changes over time.

FIFA World Cup 2010 Wallpapers, Icons, and Fan art

Now that the World Cup is only one day away, I wanted to make this post about FIFA World Cup 2010 Wallpapers, Icons, and Fan art. The world cup is a really important part of soccer because it brings people together to enjoy the game and drink beer. But also, the world cup brings out a lot of creative designers to showcase their enthusiasm for the game. I’m going to keep this post short, but enjoy the game and the time you will spend with family and friends. Thank you for reading.

Logo Design: World Cup 2010

The Logo Design series is up and running! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new ways to sort these listings. Since the World Cup 2010 is really close now, we thought it would be a good idea to show you guys each National Team's shield. So, today it's all about it.

World Cup 2010 Posters Inspired by African Pattern Heritage and Contemporary Football

There are now only eight weeks left until the kick-off of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. This is the first time the greatest sporting event in the world is being held on the African continent, and promises to be an exciting exploration, of not only football, but of African culture, heritage and art.As a celebration of this event, visual designer Charis Tsevis has designed, as a personal experiment, a series of posters that have been greatly inspired by the great African pattern heritage and contemporary football culture. They are his personal journey exploring Africa's history and tradition, and have given him nothing but great pleasure and an endless lesson.