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Moving Forward

I like Hillary Clinton’s new logo. There. I said it.

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It doesn’t look like something done in MS Paint (but, internet, maybe some of your iterations of it–that were ACTUALLY DONE in MS Paint–do), rather it comes across as bold, and I really don’t see the arrow as pointing right so much as moving forward. I really love the transparent version (seen at the bottom of her website). Plus it’s light years better than her 2008 logo.

I think Debbie Millman actually says it better than I ever could:

“I like Hillary’s logo. And I understand why people don’t like it–it is not the kind of logo we’ve ever, ever seen represent a Presidential candidate. That is precisely why I like it. It flies in the face of everything we’ve come to expect of a campaign logo: there are no stars, no stripes, no rolling plains—and mercifully—there are no exclamation points. Instead we have a strong, confident, stately logo representing a strong confident, stately candidate. And there is something very appealing about a candidate who defies conventions having a logo that does so as well.”

Business Insider has a good roundup of campaign logos from Rand Paul and Ted Cruz as well.

 

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