Logo-Rama

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If you had to draw a logo from Memphis — and not the oak leaf/riverboat thing gracing City Hall right now — what would it look like?

CitID is amassing a logo or visual interpretation of cities around the world:

"Ever heard of Tegucicalpa? How about Sandnes or Brunswick? Probably not. Right now they're just hard-to-pronounce foreign words that you will not remember. The fact is, they are all cities somewhere on our planet. Places you're most likely never to visit. Through this project you will become aware of them, and maybe even remember their names; Here you get to meet them personally and visually, in an inspiring artistic context."

I saw this on Eric Mathews' Twitter the other day, but I had so much fun looking through the gallery, I thought I'd share. Plus, Memphis is not yet represented, and if CitID is going to meet its goal of having all continents, countries, capitals, and cities represented, someone around here is going to have to get on the stick.

(I'd do it myself, but well, I can't draw. My artistic ability is limited to constructing phrases and pulling faces.)

Here are some of the ones already submitted for other cities, just for inspiration:

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CitID says it will take multiple entries from cities. Selected work will be included in a forthcoming book.

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