In a blog post, 500px calls its new look “clean, simple and articulate,” though you might argue the total opposite.
“This event was off the charts”
Gary Vaynerchuk was so impressed with TNW Conference 2016 he paused mid-talk to applaud us.
The wordmark, on the other hand, looks okay – it’s now shed the infinity symbol for a thinner, rounder type.
Other than the new look, not much will change with its app or community. In a video, the team said it wanted to clarify that the pronunciation of the company is “five hundred P X,” not “pics” or “pixels.” The x in the middle also represents the camera focus, as illustrated in the GIF above.
Still, points for the creativity of putting together an interesting logo rather than slapping on a new font and calling it a day.