I think the guys who designed the front and back of the Olympic medals aren't on speaking terms....

These are the medals of the 2012 summer games. The left shows the front. The right shows the back. One of these things is not like the other - to the point that I find myself not liking the medals.

Now it is traditional for the front of the summer games medals to have the goddess on the front and the logo on the back, but medals like Beijing weren't so dischordant.

In contrast, the winter game medals are a free-f0r-all. Here are Turin and Vancouver:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

design FAIL.

Ouch - either one of those approaches would have been fine, but both together are like pizza and worcestershire sauce.