BPL Before & After

Armin from (the highly recommended) Brand New noted (back in January, when it happened) the logo change (and loss of letters) for Brooklyn Public Library. There is also a corresponding blog post at BPL, featuring some historical logos for the library, including the very earliest, below. See also the coverage on designtaxi.

Alternate logos

Modified logos. Source: Eight and a Half website

Floor Mat design

Floor Mat concept (?). Source: Eight and a Half website

BPL historic logo

“The above book plate image appears, with minor variations, in the library’s earliest materials.” Source: BPL website

Institution: Brooklyn Public Library
Creator: Eight and a Half