NBA Logos As European Soccer Badges

We've seen this before with NFL logos, but it was about time for some enterprising artist to try his hand at basketball, the most internationally popular American sport. Six of our favorites are above, but click here to see Serbian designer Milan Vučković's reimagining of all 30 NBA teams as soccer crests. » 1/10/14 10:17am 1/10/14 10:17am

NFL Logos As European Soccer Badges, Part II

Football As Football, a project by a Minneapolis-based team of designers to reimagine all 32 NFL logos as crests in the style of various European soccer leagues, has entered Phase 2 of 4. That means that if you didn't love your team's badge the first time around, you've now got two styles to choose from. » 12/12/13 11:03am 12/12/13 11:03am

Appalachian State's New Logo Might Have Been Drawn By A Child

At gunpoint, I'd say the guy on the left was a sea captain, or maybe the Gorton's Fisherman. With Appalachian State moving up to the FBS next season, they needed something a little more evocative of "mountaineer." So they're switching to the guy on the right, presumably after an intense design competition featuring many… » 12/02/13 2:57pm 12/02/13 2:57pm

The Washington Redskins, Rebranded: Your Best Submissions

99design's "Rebrand The Washington Redskins" contest ended this weekend, with the logo above (by user Mixaurus) winning the $499 prize. Apparently the polls were overrun with pro-Redskins trolls or graphic designers are really nit-picky (or both), because the second-highest-rated submission garnered just a 2.2 star… » 10/14/13 6:45pm 10/14/13 6:45pm

Photoshop Contest: Let's Rebrand The Washington Redskins

The folks at 99designs are running a community contest to rebrand the Washington Redskins with a new team name and logo. They reached out to a few journalists to get some suggestions—e.g. Warriors (Robert McCartney), Griffins (David Plotz), and Renegades (Ken Meringolo and Kevin Ewoldt)—but anything goes, as you can… » 10/09/13 11:08am 10/09/13 11:08am

The Hidden History of the MLB Playoff Team Logos

This afternoon, postseason baseball will commence as the Cardinals take the mound against the Pirates. But in a different time, it would have been the Brown Stockings versus the Alleghenys. Here's how they—and the other six playoff teams—got where they are today, as told by their ever-evolving logos. » 10/03/13 1:24pm 10/03/13 1:24pm

Check Out (And Nitpick) These Redesigned NFL Logos

Redditor OspreyDawn, aka graphic designer Max O'Brien, spent the last several months creating the complete set of NFL redesigned logos you see above. This sort of thing happens periodically–here are some minimalist logos from January–but it's still a daunting task, and a good reminder that a. making good logos is… » 9/19/13 1:06pm 9/19/13 1:06pm