The Olympics is one of the most sought out international games in the world. Held once every four years, it is an event that almost all countries in the world join in. Now, there is more than one logo for every year as the Olympics had evolved through the centuries. It has become more inclusive (Paralympics, women’s edition) and progressive. Better health and safety protocols are put in place and standards for olympiad requirements are clearer. All these evolutions in the Olympics is reflected in its logo.
The Olympics logo will become the year’s face in history. It will be recorded in merchandise, publications, medals, and museums – the Olympics logo is the biggest design deal of all. The logo will be published all over the world for millions of people to see and recognize. To design the logo for the Olympics is such a big milestone for a designer and it will become the highlight of one’s portfolio.
So if you are feeling a bit on a rut in your logo design process, here are all the Olympic logos (and posters) throughout the years to inspire you: