Oct 3, 2015

City in Gunma dumps controversial designer's museum logo

The city of Ota, Gunma Prefecture, has ditched a public museum logo designed by Kenjiro Sano, whose work for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was withdrawn amid a plagiarism controversy, Mayor Masayoshi Shimizu said Friday. Sano’s design for the museum and library building, currently under ...

Online community offers up Olympic logo ideas

Sep 4, 2015

Online community offers up Olympic logo ideas


As the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee decided to scrap the official emblem design for the 2020 Games and launch a new competition to find another design, Japan’s online community has been actively discussing what might be suitable alternatives. Many, including some politicians, have turned ...