Pentagram Rebrands Massachusetts’ Historic Amherst College

Pentagram has rebranded Amherst College, a private liberal arts college founded in the Western Massachusetts town of Amherst all the way back in 1821. The academic institution originally took its name from the town and the town in turn took its name from Lord Jeffery Amherst, a colonial-era military figure. However, recent historical investigation has […]
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Miami University’s New Logo Honours Myaamia Tribe

Miami University has revealed a new “heritage logo” that honours the culture of the Miami “Myaamia” Tribe after which it’s named. The logo’s look, created by Myaamia artist Julie Olds and designer Alyse Capaccio from the university’s communications and marketing department, is said to have been inspired the tribe’s traditional ribbonwork art and its bold […]
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Ad Agency Grey London Rebrands as Valenstein & Fatt

Ad agency Grey London has rebranded as Valenstein & Fatt to mark its centennial year. Jewish entrepreneurs Lawrence Valenstein and Arthur Fatt originally set up the company in 1917’s New York. However, due to prevalent anti-Semitism, they opted to call their business Grey instead of using their own names; supposedly, grey was the colour of […]
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Anti-Racism Poster

Strictly speaking, this is not a logo design. But it is, nevertheless, a very clever bit of agitprop. Having chanced upon it, we simply could not pass up the opportunity to show it on our website. The design is the work of Angelos Ntinas from Thessaloniki in Greece. And both the aim and philosophy behind […]
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