Nike's new Wemby logo is out of this world

Nike Wembey logo
(Image credit: Nike)

Total eclipses used to be associated with all kinds of weird goings on, and Nike decided to honour that tradition this week. Almost eclipsing the astronomical event itself, it jumped on solar eclipse fever as the perfect opportunity to tease another extraterrestrial phenomenon: an apparent new logo for its partnership with NBA player Victor Wembanyama.

Revealed in the form of a crop circle, the Wemby logo design depicts a basketball decorated with Nike swooshes (see our pick of the best sports logos) and an alien face – a reference to the player's nickname and the upcoming Nike GT Hustle 2 "Alien" sneakers.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.