People are still just discovering the tiny imperfection in Google's logo

Google logo
(Image credit: Google)

Remember the fuss about the Google logo? No? Well, don't worry if you missed it the first time around because it hasn't gone away. Eight years after the logo emerged, people are still making the shocking discovery that Google's circular G isn't actually a circle – at least not quite.

The discovery led Google's maths to design prowess to be questioned at the time, and it's still making headlines today. But is Google really breaking any of the rules of how to design a logo. Let's take a closer look.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.