HSHD Ep.97 Watford FC ‘Almost’ Rebrand – The Full Story From The Designers

This week’s episode is about the almost rebrand of Watford Football Club by St Albans based designer, Marcus Dilley, and Portland US based sports logo specialist, Brian Gundell. This summer, Talenthouse advertised a logo rebrand (paid) contest for designers to redesign the iconic Watford FC badge/crest that had been in place for 40 years. Watford are ‘The Hornets’ and in the past their badge has been depicted as such. In recent years, also affectionately know as ‘The Graham Taylor Era’ the Watford badge has depicted a Moose looking Hart. Was it time to change, go back to the hornets? That’s what this contest was about and there were some great designs submitted. The ‘finalist’ was a joint effort by Marcus Dilley and Brian Gundell. We talk about their process and story to the point where they just lost out with 40% of the vote against 60% for the current badge. This is what happened…

https://www.watfordfc.com/club/club-crest-designs-future

https://www.talenthouse.com/i/design-the-new-official-badge-for-watford-football-club

https://www.talenthouse.com/i/1632/submission/381702/d7db0b9a

https://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/sport/18049561.watford-supporters-vote-favour-keeping-current-club-crest/

HE SHOOTS HE DRAWS - BEST PODCAST 2019 -
Watford FC 'Almost' Rebrand - The Full Story From The Designers

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.