Google Maps; other topics

Google’s latest (July 2013) Street View of the SoWhee complex: interesting sky. The British Pathe Archive has a 1935 newsreel called “Tricks on Skis” that shows some early extreme skiing (or “scheeing,” as the announcer says it) at Dartmouth. A film about the 1939 Carnival shows Dick Durrance winning the slalom. The archive also has […]

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New surgical wing; other topics

The college recently unveiled a plaque announcing the Orozco Frescoes’ status as a National Historic Landmark (Dartmouth Now). No images yet. Dartmouth Engineer has a story on the new Center for Surgical Innovation. This addition to DHMC is one of the few parts of the complex not designed by SBRA (post). A Kendal news release […]

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Ideas for the visual identity guidelines

If you’re working on the branding effort (see the previous post on the topic), I would recommend a visit to the archives to see some things: The green ribbon and its story. The college is represented by a single color. Typical accent colors are black, lavender, and white. White is used frequently in athletics. No […]

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Brand identity topics

I. The Dartmouth Company Curiously, there is a Boston-based real estate company called The Dartmouth Company. It makes good use of serifs and a dark green color on its website and seems to operate in New Hampshire. See also the more obvious reference to the college at the Dartmouth Education Foundation. II. The Arms of […]

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Recent Dartmouth-related notes not involving construction

Various tidbits not related to construction: Google has supplemented its car-based Street View coverage of Hanover and Lebanon by sending in a tricycle-mounted camera (The Dartmouth). New images will be up next year. Meanwhile some places, such as the University of Texas, are getting 45-degree aerial views, presumably taken from an airplane. Professor Schweitzer’s Occom […]

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