100 Years Of Olympic Logos

Design // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  In today's design world we're seeing a lot reference and inspiration coming from logos and marks that once were. Looking back at 100 years of Olympic logos things weren't always great type-treaments and ever-so-slightly distressed...

A Selection of Past Olympic Art

Design // Monday, February 10, 2014
We briefly took a look at past winter Olympics posters a few weeks ago but there was so much other Olympic art that we omitted we couldn't resist sharing more with you. So enjoy these posters and other Olympic designs from both Summer and Winter Olympics of the past!

Winter Olympics Posters Through the Ages

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 23, 2014
With the Sochi Winter Olympics starting next month, we here in the office got to wondering what the promotional materials and posters looked like for the Winter Olympics when they first started in 1924. This lead to us finding some pretty amazing vintage Olympics posters (and lets be honest, some pretty bad ones too...). Enjoy!

Olympic Ink

Tattoo // Monday, August 20, 2012
Beyond supreme athletic ability, one thing that especially stood out while watching this summer's Olympic games in London was the sheer number of visibly inked Olympians. Here are some stills of tattooed athletes in action, looking even more fierce and formidable than their un-inked competitors.

Olympics or Gay Porn?

Erotica // Friday, August 10, 2012
  At this point we should all be pretty aware of the homoerotic undertones of organized sports but these screencaps from this year's Olympics brought to you by the magic of DVR make it hard to tell if we're still watching NBC or if we accidentally changed the channel.

Olympian Assets

Erotica // Friday, August 10, 2012
In the spirit of this year's Olympics, here's a shot of Brazilian heptathlete Lucimara da Silva at 2008's Beijing games showing off her Olympian assets. A picture like this is enough to make us root for Brazil.

LEGO Olympics 2012 Aquatic Center

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
It could be center to some, centre to others. Either way, if you are going to host the Olympics, you better have some LEGO models ready for us all to see as well. In this case, a model of the 2012 Olympics Aquatic Center was built for the LUG Showcase in the Stratford LEGO store, next to the London 2012 Olympics park.

Charis Tsevis: London Olympics 2012

Illustration // Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Athens, Greece-based visual designer Charis Tsevis has just released some incredible work created for Yahoo!'s coverage of the London 2012 Olympic games. Tsevis depicts "once-in-a-lifetime moments that happen every four years."  for three different sports (diving, gymnastics and running) with an extra image for running to represent celebration and victory. Gorgeous movement through geometry.

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