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Subject: Re: Olympian notions
From: "Burke, Edward" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 27 Feb 2002 15:17:10 -0000
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>>   As a logo, what do all you Graphic designers think of the Olympic
rings?
>>   Timelessly good? Time for a change? Does anyone know who designed the
logo?

>I thought about this while watching the games last week. I think they're
very
>good. Simple, elegant, the symbolism is direct without being affected or
arcane.
>And it makes a good geometric device.

>Note that the NBC peacock sits quite nicely on top of the rings, forming an
>almost symmetrical shape.


Michael,
Yes, but would you not think that elipical rings would be more appropriate -
designating the movement through platetectonics(?) of the spreading apart of
the continents which are, after all, represented by the rings?

Ed Burke

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