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  1. Thanks, guys. Much appreciated. There will definitely be more purple than ever before.
  2. Since the most boring Super Bowl ever is behind us, l personally look forward to another great MLB season which is just around the corner. I'm one of millions of baseball fans who think that the Colorado Rockies could use at least a refresh, a modernization of their current look. In 2017, the organization has degraded their primary logo to alternate status in order to replace it with this very boring "CR" interlocked initial; unfortunately a trend that many teams in recent years have followed. I actually always liked their former primary mark a lot – thematically – but I absolutely disliked its execution. The simple design makes a lot of sense: the Rocky Mountains in the back while another baseball is leaving the yard – very fitting since the Rockies have had one of the most dangerous offenses in the past years. The wrongest part of their current logo is the font choice. Bembo might look great on other occasions but in this regard it is definitely a blooper. Or does the team play their home games in Aspen? I revised the mountain and the baseball, added an appropriate angular custom typeface and created another third logo, an alternate mark, based on Colorado's state flag. Completely gone is the "CR" initial logo since I can't stand these initials anymore (btw: such an interlocked "CR" never looks good, no matter how you arrange these letters). The revised partial/secondary mountain logo would become the team's helmet and cap logo – at least in most cases. Uniforms will follow in the next couple of days.
  3. The MetroStars logo doesn't work for me at all. I wouldn't say that it looks unfinished. It just looks unbalanced. The utterly busy and overly detailed top of the mark doesn't harmonize with the rest of the logo – which is very old-school. I completely agree with @raysox on the other two logos.
  4. Thanks, Section30. Correct. This will very likely never happen because MLS refuses to have three teams based in NYC. Thanks a lot, Zeus.
  5. If the good old New York Cosmos entered Major League Soccer, this is how I would like their brand to look like...
  6. But there are no white tennis balls with red seams! The Independent Baseball club Joliet Slammers – and other teams in the MiLB – have baseballs in their logos that have the same low level of detail. I like it a lot. Plus, I think it fits a lot better into that whole fun-themed MiLB design style. Two reasons why I won't drop the bubbles. Firstly, the logo would have a little bit too much unused light blue space, and secondly, these bubbles add that aforementioned typical "MiLB fun-theme" aspect to the mark which I wouldn't want to miss.
  7. Thanks a lot, TheHealthiestScratch. To be honest, I didn't even think of such an update. I was solely focussing on modernizing their mark by putting some heavy emphasis on the "Port City" theme. Thanks, guys! Much appreciated.
  8. Logos have been updated. Orange is now darker, more saturated and a touch redder than before to achieve better color contrast with gray.
  9. Thanks, Jake! It's looking pretty good on my devices (calibrated computer screen, iPad, iPhone), but in order to get even more contrast, I've decided to let orange pop a notch more by darkening it. It's some pretty ordinary shade of orange in the current logo. I now use a different PANTONE color that's more comparable with red-orange or burnt orange – and I like it even more. White, as I mentioned in one of the older comments, doesn't look good at all. It makes the whole thing look cheesy and poor, since there is actually too much contrast! White doesn't harmonize well enough for me with this particular color scheme and logo elements. Navy would be a terrible choice in my view because these gray elements need to be lighter than the rest of the logo. It would definitely kill the entire color contrast of that logo.
  10. I think that this one is perfect! Don't change anything! When you look at the original logo, all it needed, in order to have the idea of adding the "H", was to add more spacing in between the "9" and the "6"!
  11. My only gripe is that the skull theme has already been used by another NFL team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a team that in 1997 intended to look meaner and bolder than just the colorful version of the Raiders logo which they eventually were for more than 20 years. I actually don't think that the Raiders organization would ever adopt the pirate skull theme due to the aforementioned reason, but it's a great concept anyway.
  12. Thanks, Tore. It actually looks cheap and cheesy, since there would be way too much contrast – yeah, even that's possible! Just doesn't look good with this shade of blue, plus the bright orange. Thanks a lot, LogoMark. Thanks, bucknut42. I didn't want to redesign a completely new Knicks primary logo, although this of course is not the most creative identity in the history of sports. Yet, it's a very distinctive design. I've never liked the three different stroke widths that they've used for this logo (text, ball, triangle). I think it's about time to at least slightly modernize their current identity. Thanks, BigRed618. Their current mark has orange all over the place. There's even more gray than royal blue – which doesn't make no sense at all! No uniforms, since I wouldn't change a thing, except for using the custom typeface. Knicks unis should never change. I love the big numbers on the front and the subtle overall design, so I just had no idea what to add. Thanks, Kaiser! Much appreciated. Thanks, Zeus! True. It's just too much what they have right now. A wordmark which is arched, also 3-D, plus some skewed perspective is a visual overkill.