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Summer is here, says Murakami via Google

June 20, 2011
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Summer is here, says Google. While I know this means months of unbearable humidity, desert heat, and chronic dehydration despite concerted efforts to drink more than is humanly possible, it was nice to be reminded that the latest season is here by one of my favorite modern artists:

Google logo by Murakami Takashi

The two characters look markedly more festive and summery here than in the header of this blog. Clearly they have no idea what they’re in for.

For those southern hemisphere people who aren’t in the market for a summer solstice celebration, here is Murakami’s take on winter:

Murakami Takashi's winter doodle for Google

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