It will become London 2012’s visual icon, instantly recognisable amongst all age groups, all around the world. It will establish the character and identity of the London 2012 Games and what the Games will symbolise nationally and internationally.Unfortunately, not everyone liked it:
Epileptics force Olympic logo offline as public’s alternative designs pour in-Sport-London 2012-TimesOnline
Oops! The video that accompanies the artwork above has now reportedly had to be modified. Evidently, the flashing lights and fuzzy camera shots caused epileptic seizures.
From Where is My Jetpack? blog
An online petition against the logo that had well over 50,000 signatures has disappeared. A new petition in support of the logo has appeared. (under 300 signatures in 2 days.)
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