Controversial Corporate Brands, Reviewed by Kanye West

Blogger extraordinaire and social media guru Kanye West is known for his impassioned opinions. Nick Martens captures the singer’s thoughts on some polarizing design decisions.

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Ikea’s Switch to Verdana

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kanyewest AAAAAAHHHHHHH WHAT THE FUCK IKEA!!!!!!!! VERDANA IS NOT A PRINT FONT!!!!!!!!!! IDIOTS!!!!!!!!

kanyewest sorry yall…..tryna keep it positive…..but that dumb shit makes me stupid PISSED!!!!! DON’T FUCK WITH FUTURA!!!!!!!!!!!!

50cent @kanyewest Futura is one the best geometric sans-serifs of all time! OF ALL TIME!!

kanyewest @50cent dude that’s not funny

Tropicana’s Redesigned Carton

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Yo tropicana I know how you feel. I know how it feels to be BOXED IN and everyone just wants THE SAME OLD SHIT FROM YOU BUT YOU GOT A NEW STYLE IN YOUR SPIRIT AND YOU KNOW THE HATERS ARENT READY FOR IT BUT YOU GOT TO LET IT OUT!! IT GOT TO BREATHE DAMMIT!!!!!!!!!!!

But not like this. Shit is straight BORING man. Style makes you STAND OUT not blend in, not look like every other box on the shelf. AND WHERE’S THE FUCKING ORANGE WITH A STRAW IN IT?????????? THAT WAS A FUCKING ICON!!!! THAT MADE ME WANT TO FUCKING DRINK ORANGE JUICE!!!!!!!!!!! But this new shit? No way. Fuck that mad bland glass.

(That little orange cap is pretty cool though!! JUST PUT THAT SHIT ON THE OLD SHIT!!!!!!!!)

AOL’s New Logo

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kanyewest DAMN! Aol….the new YSL?????….lol but seriously that new logo looks FRESH

kanyewest yall don’t get it. shit was just a logo before but now it’s a logo AND a sentence. Aol. I JUST WROTE A WHOLE SENTENCE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

kanyewest EMBRACE THE POWER OF PUNCTUATION!!!!!!!! Aol……………!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

justinbieber @kanyewest what’s aol?

London’s 2012 Olympic Logo

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Don’t listen to them london DON’T LET THEM KEEP YOU DOWN. They hate you because you’re new and powerful and they’ve never seen anything like you and they’re scared…….YOU DON’T HAVE TO APOLOGIZE FOR THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Even when they call you ugly, garish, hideous, ridiclous, clown-like, ridiculous, racist…….DON’T LISTEN!!!!!! These are the same dumbasses who want to put you in gill sans. It’s not fucking 1968 squid brains!! IT’S THE FUCKING NEW MILLENNIUM!!!!!!!!!! It’s a new world and we need new art new culture new STYLE!!!!! So plug your ears london and we’ll leave those old-ass Don Draper haters in the old century where they belong.


Kanye photo by SOCIALisBETTER

Nick Martens is a founding editor of The Bygone Bureau. You can email him, if you like.