01.04.09 / Vilmar

Olympic Sans hoax

I was gobsmacked when reading about the [real] possibility of Comic Sans being chosen as the official typeface for the 2012 London Olympics. Following the controversy surrounding the Olympics logo, 2 years ago, the idea of using a typeface with such an unsophisticated aesthetics comes as another blow to the design community. The Olympic Delivery ...

09.06.07 / Jack

Controversial Olympics logo unveiled for 2012 games

What was your reaction when you first saw the new Olympic logo? I am sure my face expression was the same as many print and web designers out there when it was splashed across the papers and on the television. I thought the logo used for the bid was more consistent with the Olympic games ...