Rio 2016 Olympics have unveiled the Games pictograms, the first time all Olympic and Paralympic sports are represented. The pictograms have been created by and in house team set up to deal with Rio 2016 graphics projects, and are inspired by the Games typeface, which was created by Dalton Maag.
The pictograms are placed in pebble shapes, which are influenced by the 'characteristic of Rio 2016’s visual language’ according to the team, although they can be used both inside and outside the pebbles and in any colour.
Premier League football team Everton FC has completed its rebrand U-turn with the unveiling of a new crest chosen by fans. Liverpool-based consultancy Kenyon Fraser was engaged to work with Everton fans to develop a replacement logo. The club says around 20 000 fans were involved in the consultation. Three options were presented last month, and supporters voted to choose their favourite. The winning design received almost 78 per cent of the vote.
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Attik co-founder James Sommerville is to join Coca-Cola as vice president, global design. Sommerville, who takes up the new role at Coca-Cola in June, has a long history of working with the brand.
Attik rebranded Coca-Cola in 2006 and also worked on branding projects for the 2012 World Cup and the London 2012 Olympics.
Sommerville says, ‘The great thing about Coca-Cola is that they respect design and what it can do for them; the last thing I’d want is for them to become complacent. My role in part is to frighten them – to scare them and then pull it back enough so that we can make things commercial.’
Martijn, is based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands and runs a one-man graphic/typographic/illustrative design studio under the name BOLTgraphics. "The concept for these foxes was basically 'freedom': freedom to roam, explore, to go wherever, to live"
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