This logo comes to us from barfer Elizabeth. HOORAY FOR GRADIENTS!
It took me a moment to figure out what the illustration was meant to be. It is, in fact, a stethoscope on a computer monitor and not a horseshoe projectile flying out of a computer. Maybe if it hits you in the face upon entering ByteSize Solutions, you will not notice the atrocious logo.
Rio’s 2016 Olympic committee revealed their logo last week, and we sure heard about it from Barfers. “Looks like a thong”, they said. “Looks like a penis,” they said. “Gradients!” they said.
“Sure,” we said. “But we have loads of logos that look like Accidental Genitals.”
And then Barfer Kristin sent this article our way, detailing the charges against Rio’s design team that they plagiarized the logo of Colorado’s Telluride Founation:
Which is really interesting. There are certainly similarities between the Telluride logo and Rio’s logo, but if you could look into our folders and see the collection of Empowered Star Shaped Stick Figures we have saved up, you’d see that both logos are victims of lazy, unimaginative design committees.
The J is telling us it’s 7 o’clock. Or that it’s time to hire an actual graphic designer.
Any takers on the conversation that led up to this monstrosity’s creation?
I don’t know about you, but were I tasked with coming up with a symbol for “information” I wouldn’t go with a lowercase letter i.
“QualiCare: Cleaning the Space-Time Continuum Since 3054.”