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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Google celebrates Austrian/Swedish architect Josef Frank with a colorful Doodle

Google Doodles are almost always very poetic and beautiful and it's a real pleasure to start my 'search engine journey' with something different and unexpected, now and then.

Today Google celebrates Austrian/Swedish architect Josef Frank's 125th birth anniversary [July 15th, 1885] with an explosion of shapes and colors, a Doodle realized by displaying some of the most beautiful creations from Frank.

[Google Doodle for July 15th, 2010
Josef Frank's 125th birth anniversary]

Here you can see some examples of Josef Frank's very iconic style:



Member of Vienna Circle - considered one of the inspirers for successful IKEA style - and awarded with Grand Austrian State Prize for architecture, Josef Frank is a key-figure for design history but is also unfortunately not so well-known. Maybe today's Doodle is a great occasion for getting to know his wonderful work.

Tags: Josef Frank, Architecture, Design, Google Doodle, Birth Anniversary

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