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Ohio State University to have new logos

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by Bucknut24, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. osucollegebuck

    osucollegebuck Nathan Williams #43

    Thats exactly what it looks like!!!
  2. Zurp

    Zurp I have misplaced my pants.

    Ha - reminds me of when my company changed logos, years ago. All they did was write out the company name, in all lower-case letters, and italicized it. I have no idea how much we paid a consulting company, but if it was more than a jar of applesauce, we got ripped off.
  3. Abenaki

    Abenaki Ambitious but rubbish.

    That's exactly what it looks like...a cheap counterfeit.
  4. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Why am I totally not surprised that Zurp's employer uses applesauce as currency?
    Deety likes this.
  5. Zurp

    Zurp I have misplaced my pants.

    If we behave, they crush some interesting pills and mix it with the applesauce.

    Muck likes this.
  6. JohnDorian

    JohnDorian Rookie

    Exclusive behind the scenes footage of creating the logo...
    [ame=""]New Ohio State University Logo - Behind the Scenes - YouTube[/ame]
  7. FCollinsBuckeye

    FCollinsBuckeye Senior Former Game Champion

    Why do I get the sense we're being trolled? That can't be real.
  8. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Why? Are you saying you prefer one of the alternate designs?


    It's my understanding that Gene Smith was really impressed with this one:

  9. OSU_D/

    OSU_D/ Intense Hater of Big Nut, Buck I Guy & Buckeye Man

  10. BigWoof31

    BigWoof31 Barking up the wrong tree...

    I kinda like the 2nd one from the top ::tinfoil::ohwell:
  11. BigWoof31

    BigWoof31 Barking up the wrong tree...

    Mods please correct these for future use:




    bkochmc and colobuck79 like this.
  12. VBSJ

    VBSJ Newbie

    I just laugh at the entire situation and perhaps indicative of the leadership of the Department of Athletics, but OSU has to now replace the huge logo on the back of the Ohio Stadium scoreboard (less than a year old) and the logo on the new basketball floor.

    It really seems like some at OSU (or Nike) continue to try to "shoe-horn" Black as a school color.
  13. FCollinsBuckeye

    FCollinsBuckeye Senior Former Game Champion

    At first I thought "yeah, what a waste", but then I realized it'll just take this:

  14. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Changing the border from grey to black and making it about half as thick would actually look good. It would also have a side benefit of emulating the iconic helmet stripe.

    Of course that would probably necessitate making the black part of the lettering thinner to compensate (so as not to overwhelm with the black or make it look like it's running together) going with the grey interior would probably work pretty well if you went that route (as Woof mentioned above).

    So basically the following but with much thinner black borders...


    - vs -

    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013
  15. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Staff Member Bookie

    See my signature for the one and true athletics logo.

    It has scarlet, it has gray (border, difficult to see against this background), it has a Block O and it has a buckeye. That's all that is necessary.
    RugbyBuck, Bestbuck36 and Honor&Glory like this.

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