The best Google Doodles ever

One of the best Google Doodles showing the Google logo in primary colours with cartoon hand dropping down to grab the second G
(Image credit: Google)

The best Google Doodles have been delighting and enlightening us for an incredible 25 years. Some of them have been fun, while others have raised awareness of historical figures, events and more.

The search giant's founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page surely didn't know what they were starting when they posted the first Google Doodle back in August 1998. It was merely a stick man intended as a novel out-of-office message to say that they'd gone to Burning Man. But it turned out to be a hit, and 25 years later the Google Doodle has become almost an institution with its own archive where you can go back to survey every design that's appeared above the Google search bar.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects. 

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