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The New Tokyo 2020 Olympics Logo Hopefully Isn't a Rip-Off

Finding a logo for Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics has been a difficult process, fraught with delays, plagiarism and U-turns. But after having to scrap one official logo, the event’s organiser’s have revealed this new one. Hopefully it’s original this time.

Here's How Those Big Store Signs Are Made

Video: Here’s how channel signs — basically those big signs that hang above stores and restaurants across the world — are made. The Science Channel gives us a sneak of the way things are done and it’s surprising that so much of it still requires the help of a human. It’s not all robots! And it’s actually a lot more work to shape vinyl and aluminium into letters and logos than you’d think.

What's Up With Uber's New Logo? 

That’s Uber’s new logo which isn’t a stylised “u” anymore. Which is a weird choice that doesn’t seem at all connected with the name of the brand.

Go Download The NASA Graphics Standards Manual Right Now -- For Free

One nice thing about government agencies is that many neat things they produce are ultimately free to the citizens. Keeping with that tradition, NASA just released the graphics standards manual behind the iconic “worm” logo as a PDF. You can now download the 90-page document for free.

Tokyo's Olympic Logo Is Axed But The Internet Already Has Awesome Backups

It’s been a big day in the world of logos: First, Google revealed its brand new, sans serif emblem. Meanwhile, the scandal-stricken icon for Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics was officially killed today following plagiarism allegations. Fortunately, the Internet already has had some replacements in mind.

The Saga Of NASA's Short-Lived 'Lost' Logo

NASA’s current logo dates back to 1959. It’s sort of a mess — a wonderful, retro-nostalgic mess — that’s hard to reproduce and doesn’t scale well. In fact, NASA even changed to a different logo that lasted almost 20 years before switching back. What happened?

The Life And Untimely Death Of Technology's Weirdest Logo

In 1988 Timothy Wilkinson, a British designer at frog design in Silicon Valley, was tasked with creating a logo for the biggest peripheral maker in the world: Logitech. The company kept Wilkinson’s logo around for almost 30 years. And while it long seemed weird to me, it’s also completely brilliant.

Facebook Is Changing Its Logo And You Probably Won't Even Notice

The screens, they are a’ changing. Facebook has tweaked its logo for the first time since 2005, and if I hadn’t pointed it out you, you probably wouldn’t have even noticed.

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