Originality And Cost Of New Melbourne City Logo Questioned

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25th July 2009, 02:54pm - Views: 752

Originality and cost of Melbourne City's new logo questioned

25 Jul 2009, Sydney Australia website DesignBay.com has discovered questions over the originality of Melbourne's new logo have been raised.

DesignBay (www.DesignBay.com), a global design marketplace based in Sydney, has found that questions over the originality of Melbourne City's newly designed $240,000 logo have been raised and that the project could have been completed for as little as $35,000.

DesignBay has discovered that a Canadian designer has drawn comparisons between the Melbourne City logo and a logo he designed and had published in LogoLounge Vol.3 in 2006. DesignBay analysis has found that the Melbourne City logo shares 3 similarities with the logo designed by the Canadian designer but that the logos also include some discernable differences.

DesignBay analysis also estimates that the project could have been completed for $35,000 using a combination of a public design contest and reduced input from the design agency used by Melbourne City.

DesignBay's research can be viewed here:

http://www.designbay.com/analysis-of-melbourne-city-logo.aspx

About DesignBay

DesignBay (www.DesignBay.com) is a leading crowdsourcing marketplace for creative services, logo, web and graphic design that helps businesses get 25 to 100+ designs and ideas from around the world. DesignBay clients include Shell Oil and HI-TEC shoes and over 1,000 graphic designers and design studios from the US, UK, India and Australia.

DesignBay's founder Alec Lynch is former Booz Allen Hamilton consultant and a graduate of the University of Technology, Sydney.

Crowdsourcing is the process of outsourcing a task via an open call. Crowdsourcing gets the world working on your project, generates a better result, eliminates quoting from the value chain, reduces costs and gets an instantaneous response.

Contact
Alec Lynch, Founder
DesignBay
+61 2 8006 2550 or +61 412 370 537
http://www.DesignBay.com


SOURCE: DesignBay

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