Alas, New Zealand’s proposition for a new flag design has been voted against a few weeks ago:
But flags are always an interesting topic of discussion, from a design, cultural, historic, or simply aesthetic point of view. Via my friend Frank Ostermann I’ve learnt about Flag Stories, a website dedicated to the design elements (patterns, colours, symbols, …) of flags.
The company behind Flag Stories, ferdio, specialises in infographics. But fear not, I find Flag Stories really nicely made, not clickbaity, and surprisingly rich in content – who would have thought you could analyse flag designs at such an extent!
If, after Flag Stories, you aren’t tired of flags yet, I recommend you to follow up with the equally entertaining TED talk by Roman Mars on city flags, some abysmal, some fantastic. Cheers!