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Save the Logos

Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

Society for the Conservation of Urban Visual Heritage, wants to protect, or at least conserve the graphic appearance of the world ’s cities. Through globalisation, large international companies are changing the face of streets all over the world, with the omnipresence of their brands. A lot of unique and characteristic local type and logo-artwork has to make room for marketing strategies and corporate design of the global players. Sooner or later, we loose the unique spirit that inherits each city. wants to collect local logo and type design before they disappear and put them together in a virtual city. Help us, by taking pictures of logos and typefaces of your own city and places you visit.