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  1. henburg

    NHL 2017-18

    It really feels like they're rolling those out as new logos as gradually as possible for some reason. The current usage doesn't make any sense, they don't function as 'alternate logos' when they look entirely different in style than the primary logos.
  2. That monarcas cap is really awesome, I'd love to see a team take up that mascot full time.
  3. The Titans' trolling continues... They're really on to us guys.
  4. ^ Pretty much what he said. You have some really great elements, they just don't come together well currently. There's not really a hierarchy at all right now, so my eye doesn't really know what to read first. I'd say play with scale first if you don't want to remove any elements and if you can't find a balance you like after doing that, then looking at simplifying and possibly removing things like Bruins said. Overall, great start, I really dig the colors and symbolism.
  5. That's a really neat logo, and nice colors too. Their site is very professional-looking as well. In all, I am very impressed. Weirdly enough, the website doesn't seem to indicate where in Wyoming they will be playing.
  6. I'd just like to say that I really love the way that you approach all of your concept threads. It's so nice to see people who try new things and take a lot of risks, and as a result I always love checking on your threads to see what you're doing. There are some really great and unique concepts in here. Your Wild concepts are my favorite.
  7. Yeah, I'm going to go ahead and say that there is no chance that is true. The "Remember the Titans" BS is the funniest part, since that's most often used when people are making fun of the team.
  8. I was thinking of the past few years as a wider window, pre-McElwain included. Florida's base look has always been amazing, but they have been wearing weird alternates for a long time. Even under McElwain they would switch up the regular set with alternate helmets and pants that didn't really function as well with the regular set. I actually really liked the white helmets worn with the pro combats, but the one that they've tried using recently with the tapered stripe and shiny decals is the kind of stuff that Florida really doesn't need.
  9. So, the norm for Florida over the past few years then?
  10. I wouldn't put a ton of stock into that quote. She's also said things like the old jerseys won't look out of place next to the new set. A lot of the buzz now has become that the changes are more subtle than many might have thought. Still noticeably different, but nothing like gradients or a complete color scheme change. I obviously can't confirm any of that, but the video and "tradition evolved" tagline seem to point to that as well. I am thinking that the biggest change will be seen with the helmets, which is what most people disliked about the current set anyways.
  11. The Titans just posed another teaser image giving us the best look yet at the chest area and number font. It looks like angular serifs in the style of Joe Bosack's font.
  12. The video confirms exactly what most have thought, that all of these rumors have been complete and total BS, and that really nobody knows much about how these will look. It makes me feel a bit better that these don't appear to be too insane. *knocks on wood* First observations, navy will still definitely be the primary and the numerals will still be white with a columbia outline. Red and silver also appear to be featured as accents in some capacity. Other than that, not much can be conclusively drawn. One of the shots appears to show a columbia yoke in the style of the current set, and yet another looks like it shows a silver yoke. No helmet tease is also interesting, but they're likely just saving that for a later tease closer to the 4th. Perhaps the hint of red seen in the top left of the collar shot is the fabric reflecting red facemasks? Probably a stretch to say the least, but I could see it looking really good as a subtle Oilers callback that helps balance some of the red accents that appear to be present.
  13. Congrats on finishing this. It's no small feat to redesign even the league's most classic and beloved logos, and I really appreciate your commitment to making good logos that are also unique and exciting. I'd love to see you continue with an NFL Europe revival if you do choose to do so.
  14. It's interesting to me that the Browns are in that exclusive group of teams that will drive pages and pages of discussion no matter if anything has even been confirmed or not. I'd say more recently that the Jags have definitely joined that group as well.
  15. I really love the form of this one, really great work and a unique concept for the Titans. The only thing that irks me is the beard being blue, although I am unsure of how you could recolor that to fix it.
  16. I'm scared. I truly believe that nobody has any idea what these will look like based on the difference in rumors that have gone around.
  17. I say keep it coming. I think that the Heat's regular set is fine, but I love the Vice set so much. Their team has been successful in red, but their identity has changed since the Shaq, Wade, and Big 3 eras so I think that a visual change makes sense as well. I'd love to see them switch to that design full time today.
  18. The Grizzlies are totally clueless when it comes to their brand. Since they unveiled the updated look (which is not great in the first place), each change they've made has been a downgrade. That gray/silver is too dark when paired with that navy and it just seems so unnecessary. I can already picture some muddled grey alternates being worn after this change. On the other hand, the Nuggets news is amazing! That color scheme is perfect for them and I'm excited to see it in action. Only drawback I can possibly think of is its similarity to the Cavs current scheme, but that's really not an issue to me.
  19. Yeah, that mockup doesn't convince me that this will be an upgrade at all. It's safe which is fine, but it's safe to the point of being dull especially for a team like the Jaguars. I feel like people are so blinded by their hatred of the last set's two-tone helmets that they overlook the rest of the uniform design which is actually really solid. On that note, it's frustrating to me that the Jaguars seem to be so consistently insecure in their brand to the point that any identity that they may have had is lost. If you look at their history, you can practically imagine the focus group comments and any fad of the moment directing each change to the point where they overdo it each time. From the start, teal was meant to be the primary color with gold and black accents. It's baffling to me why they can't just stick to that. Since that first set, they've tried both bringing black to the forefront and removing gold altogether, and both times it resulted in a dull look that couldn't measure up to that inaugural look. They finally got a good color balance with their 2013 Nike set, and now they're going to throw it out again to return to a look that is really reminiscent of the 2009 set because the criticisms of those gimmicky helmets scared them. Of course I'll still hold out on a final opinion until the official unveiling, but I am really disappointed if these are the changes that they decided to make. It's the same thing all over again. I can practically picture yet another Jaguars thread just like this in 5 years. Oh well, maybe they'll get it right then.
  20. Not to pile on, but a simple way to disprove him would be for one of the posters who's seen the Jags uniform to reference his description of that to verify his accuracy.
  21. More vague non-information, but I feel obligated to post anyways. Apparently this guy works on the uniforms for the Madden games. It's interesting that people seem to kinda alternate between whether the uniform is drastically different or not. I was feeling a bit reassured after the new anniversary logo but now I am feeling a bit nervous again. It's going to be a long month.
  22. This is a neat way to think about updating an already great logo, but the 'S' really reminds me of the Skechers logo. That combined with the natural legibility issues with the eye and I'm not sure that putting a letter into the logo even works.
  23. You're right to a degree, but for the Titans it sounds like all logos and colors will be staying the same so it's not so weird in this case. If anything major changes, it will probably be color balance.
  24. I like this logo! I love seeing more of the sword, greek patterns, and that good font. I'm also seeing a lot more gray than has been used in the past. The one thing making me nervous is the downplay of columbia blue. It really should be at the forefront of the Titans' identity.