Articles by Tim Murray

Roads not taken

Here, Michael Johnson (MJ), founder of johnson banks, and Tim Murray (TM), Mozilla creative director, have a long-distance conversation about the Mozilla open design process while looking in the rear-view … Read more

Arrival

Seven months since setting out to refresh the Mozilla brand experience, we’ve reached the summit. Thousands of emails, hundreds of meetings, dozens of concepts, and three rounds of research later, … Read more

Nearly there

We’ve spent the past two weeks asking people around the world to think about our four refined design directions for the Mozilla brand identity. The results are in and the … Read more

Fine Tuning

At the Brand New Conference in Nashville two weeks ago, we shared a snapshot of our progress and posted the designs here simultaneously. About 100 graphic designers and brand experts … Read more

Progress in the making

Since posting the seven initial design directions for the Mozilla brand identity three weeks ago, we’ve continued to shape the work. Guided by where Mozilla is headed strategically, principles of … Read more

Now we’re talking!

The responses we’ve received to posting the initial design concepts for an updated Mozilla identity have exceeded our expectations. The passion from Mozillians in particular is coming through loud and … Read more

Design Route G: Flik Flak

This final design route developed in parallel to route A, as we searched for animalistic solutions, but built characters out of consistent isometric shapes. The more we experimented, the more … Read more

Design Route F: The Impossible M

We wanted to show the collaborative aspect of the maker spirit in a simple typographic mark. Inspired by both computer graphics and optical illusions, an ‘impossible’ design developed that also … Read more