Thursday, June 07, 2007

Meanwhile, over at Wolff-Olins

The firm responsible for the London 2012 Olympics logo is hard at work trying to fix the public backlash. They've got a brand new website, and apparently they have people searching the blogs like mad hounds, looking for negative comments and offering the new spin. An online petition against the logo that had well over 50,000 signatures has disappeared. A new petition in support of the logo has appeared. (under 300 signatures in 2 days.)

A commenter on this blog suggested that controversy equals success. That sort of "any press is good press" line is pure crap.

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  • I love that image so much.

    Have you seen the 'new' one? It's all these colors. I hadn't seen it on Monday. I don't know how they managed, but they made it worse than the solid color versions (IMHO).

    By Blogger Thinking In Vain, at June 7, 2007 at 9:48 PM  

  • Guess it’s ‘evolving’ as we speak. Those whacky Brits.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at June 7, 2007 at 9:53 PM  

  • And as for useless Pee Wee trivia, and since you didn’t ask, Mr. Herman is apparently a former Marine.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at June 7, 2007 at 9:55 PM  

  • omg! lol... thx !

    By Blogger Traderscout, at June 8, 2007 at 1:01 PM  

  • Actually i think the logo it's a rip-off from CSS (The brazillian band). Check it out

    By Blogger Armando Alves, at June 9, 2007 at 2:43 PM  

  • Hey jetpacks...
    Whoever did the captions fucked up slightly... Seb Coe isn't a Sir... He's a LORD... So next time you go to England you could end up in the Tower of London!

    By Blogger George Parker, at June 10, 2007 at 5:14 PM  

  • Thanks for that, GP. I am the captionist and take full responsibility and will turn myself in.

    By Blogger RFB, at June 10, 2007 at 6:37 PM  

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