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Making the Grade: 2012 Summer Olympics

Continuing Branding Ideas’ look at some new, recent, and vintage logos, branding and packaging, let’s check out the logo for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, which was designed by Wolff Olins and was unveiled to much chatter back in 2007. The design has received mixed reviews at best. We think this logo is confusing and poorly executed. The shapes were intended to spell out 2012, but instead evoke all other kinds of images and ideas, the font for “London” seems amateurish, though the Olympic rings are unmistakable. The universal rings themselves get an A. Olins’ logo: D.