The symbols, designed to instantly communicate the essence of a sport, are in some ways quite literal. Cycling features a bicycle, equestrian a horse, basketball, well, a basketball. Yet designers invariably infuse these illustrations with elements that reflect the culture of the host city.
- How the 2016 Olympic font was created — Roughly 18 months after the Rio 2016 logo was developed by Tátil Design, Dalton Maag got the prompt to design the full font.
- The art of sports commentary — EightByEight magazine looks at the ‘cheat sheets’ of two sports commentators.
- The Accessible Icon Project want to give the International Symbol of Access a more 21st Century, even paralympic, feel.