Published: 08 Jun 2007
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010
As to whether the flak is justified, MT Towers is currently divided on the merits of the logo. Our esteemed editor describes it in his blog
as ‘attractive to the yoof… energetic and on-message'; the more junior members of his team, meanwhile, have found themselves being dragged kicking and screaming back to the '80s by its colour scheme and jagged edges - to the age of Tiswas
, Bucks Fizz and luminous socks.
Whatever your view, it looks like the logo's here to stay, and we'll be seeing a lot more of it over the next five years. Far more alarmingly, we can also expect to be bombarded by plenty more of this Olympic hysteria, with people moaning about everything from spending, redevelopment and probably even the Olympic running vests.
As regards both the logo and the games as a whole, why don't we just shut up and get on with it?…
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