If you are reading this in a web browser as compared to RSS, you can see that It's Alive in the Lab has a new banner.
My old banner featured large black letters on a multicolored background that looked like:
Then I used this Autodesk University (AU) corporate image:
to create a new one in conjunction with the Artifakt Element font (Autodesk's official corporate font):
As part of work that I am doing in relation to Corporate Strategy, Technology Lead for Employee Communications, Carl Reeverts, created a banner image to promote an article on our internal employee information site:
I liked what Carl had done, so I asked him for a copy of his backdrop image. I then replaced the AU corporate background with Carl's to get:
Unsure which was better, gray or orange, I enlisted the help of my Facebook friends who voted:
Some (15%) thought that the gray looked calming, professional, and was easier to read, but more (85%) preferred the orange that was fun and exciting.
As Product and Program Management Leader, Eric Stover, mentioned in a Facebook comment, "orange is indeed the new black."
Unfurling is alive in the lab.