by Justin Kerr on in articles, design

One Flag

Here’s an intriguing design challenge: create a flag that would represent global citizenship. The folks at AdBusters have posted the 32 finalists from their One Flag design competition and voting is open until March 17th. My favorite entry is “Origin” if only for its originality and polished execution.

  • http://www.oneworldflag.org David Bartholomew

    Hi, I am David Bartholomew, originator of the One World Flag– an international symbol of diversity, since 1996. There are many individual versions/creations of such an idea in existence, and each strikes a unique chord. I believe the idea here is to continue to hold the vision of an ideal and to work toward it, focusing on solutions where so many get stuck on the fact there are problems and that we are not there yet. You can visit http://www.oneworldflag for the image that came through me, and a good page that details some of the better known ones is http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/worldflag.html.

  • Justin

    Thanks for checking in. It’s a very interesting design challenge.


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