Discover why Donald Trump ditched his brand-new logo design

The race to the White House continues to gather speed, with Republican hopeful Donald Trump announcing that US Governor Mike Pence will serve as his running mate. It’s not our place to comment on the politics of the election, however the logo design for the Trump-Pence candidacy has certainly caused a stir online. Can you tell why?

Some people might see it straight away, while others might think it’s a lot of fuss over nothing. Revealed on 15 July, the Republican hopeful’s logo is a suitably brash and patriotic design, which tweaks the image of the American flag to include an interlocking monogram of the candidate’s surnames, T and P, in place of the usual block of 50 stars. The problem? Well, a lot have people have noticed that it looks a bit, let's say, suggestive.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.