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Labour’s New Logo… April 26, 2017

Posted by irishelectionliterature in Uncategorized.

A futuristic rose…..
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1. Tomboktu - April 26, 2017

Miriam Lord skewered that last one. She was at the launch and wrote about the build-up and the deflation when the button was pressed or the screen pulled back or whatever and the assembled Labour activists and media were presented with … a diced tomato.

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2. Lamentreat - April 26, 2017

It’s actually not bad for what it is. No doubt whatever agency charged them an arm and a leg and more had all sorts of reasoning about the meaning of it all. The shard-like pieces, each pristine in its own difference, and yet which somehow cohere in the whole, contained – embraced, even – by the robust, protective red, etc. etc.


3. Clive Sullish - April 26, 2017
4. Dotski - April 26, 2017

Actually reminds me a bit of stained glass window art, like you get in churches. Pretty sure that wasn’t intention (although TBH I quite like that aesthetic…remnants of my RC upbringing I guess….)!


5. Clive Sullish - April 26, 2017

I’d say replacing the leader should have been a higher priority than replacing the logo


6. irishelectionliterature - April 26, 2017

Just had a quick look and I don’t think Labour have changed their logo that much since the late 90’s.


7. Paddy Healy - April 26, 2017

Perhaps they want to distance themselves from my old protesting Comrade Joan Burton in the YS dring the sixties. She turned out to be “some tulip”
When we sat down around Charlie Haughey’s car, he didn’t even call the guards!

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oconnorlysaght - April 26, 2017

Actually, Paddy, I don’t remember Joan in those protests. If you do, are you offering your services to the Jobstown defence ?


8. dublinstreams - April 26, 2017

the rose feels a little squashed in that O of Labour


9. Clive Sullish - April 26, 2017

On Paddy Healy’s point, I’m surprised there isn’t more discussion on this site about Joan Burton’s persecution of the Jobstown people. It’s a particularly egregious effort to restrict the right to protest.


irishelectionliterature - April 26, 2017

I was tempted to post something but given it’s in court at the moment I erred on the side of caution.


10. irishelectionliterature - April 26, 2017

Oh and we’re in stock image territory again…

with an added circle and a change to purple


An Sionnach Fionn - April 26, 2017

From the same PR gurus who brought us the Solidarity logo? LOL! The emblem above is used by several companies and charities.


irishelectionliterature - April 26, 2017

Thick isn’t it and again I’m sure there are plenty of creative people in Labour that could have done an original logo.


Lamentreat - April 26, 2017

slightly like the Picasa one


11. alanmyler - April 26, 2017

It looks like an GAA ball to me.


Joe - April 26, 2017

Funny. I was gonna say it looks like a soccer ball. The ball maybe for the next World Cup in Russia? It’s too fancy for a GAA ball – true Gaels wouldn’t approve.


12. Alibaba - April 26, 2017

A rose without a thorn, that comes with variants of pink. How appropriate for the Labour Party.


13. EWI - April 26, 2017

A rapidly closing iris?


14. random Id - April 26, 2017

Yes are such clean living boys and gals.

I won’t say what it reminds me of. Suffice it to say that it matches the crap that comes out of the ILP these days.


goatse rides again - April 26, 2017



15. Gerryboy - April 26, 2017

If it rotated and you watched long enough, you’d be hypnotised. Here’s a Crazy Circle Illusion, in case Labour has second thoughts about its logo design.


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