The symbol for the 2004 Athens Olympics has been created jointly by Wolff Olins and Red Design in Athens. The Olympic Committee received 242 proposals for the design. The final image presents an olive wreath as the circle of life’, on a background of aquatic blue. One of the Greek adjudicators, Angela Delivoria, director of the Benaki Museum, says the insignia inspires a return to the original spirit of the games. The symbol will come to mark the rebirth of the Olympic Games and the role of Greece in the world.’
This week the Hindu festival of colours takes place, which sees communities across the world throw powder over each other to mark the start of Spring and celebrate love, joy
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
Mantzaris, who will be speaking at Offset design festival in Dublin this April, tells us all about what goes into making films such as Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and
The symbols representing different sports have been created by Japanese graphic designer Masaaki Hiromura, and aim to communicate with an international audience.