SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY NEW LOGO LOOKALIKE CONTROVERSY!!!
Here's a quick look at a local controversy worth exploring . . .
Among Kansas City creative types the new logo is taking a lot of heat . . . Online polls are going back and forth between love/hate and they're mostly unreliable when coming from local corporate media . . .
But a recent salvo in the battle over the new Kansas City Logo is interesting . . .
Check it . . .
CRITICS OF THE NEW KANSAS CITY LOGO GROUSE OVER ITS DERIVATIVE STYLE!!!
On Twitter . . . One twerp makes it plain:
@JohnStam: Found in my old pictures: #NewKC logo on a Westport wall, in April. Which came first?
You decide . . .
The logo was admittedly derivative but is the similarity just too much?
Kansas City artist Sike worked on this group Westport Mural and when we talked to the artists she already noted the door handle similarity along with Negro League gear
The solution . . .
I don't know what her romantic situation is but TKC will gladly volunteer to engage in some deep-probing investigative work over drinks and candle-lit dinner at a 2 1/2 star restaurant with the new logo designer Emily in order to get to the bottom of this controversy . . . A conundrum that's really just about some people not knowing about "found art" and/or recognizing the old KC Monarchs logo.
Also . . .
I'M WONDERING IF THIS BLOG COMMUNITY CAN PUT THE "OPEN SOURCE" LOGO IN SOME UNFLATTERING AND R-RATED SITUATIONS THAT SPEAK TO THE REALITY OF LIFE IN KANSAS CITY??
Whatever the case . . . Among Kansas City creatives and Mad/Ad men . . . This debate continues to rage.
Developing . . .