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#16 Its The Milk

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 09:39 AM

So excited!!



#17 Jakob

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 11:59 AM

MJ was pretty good at listening to the fans so, I hope he realizes if he ditches the old colors most of the fans would flip out.



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Posted 21 July 2013 - 11:39 PM

Hello All

 

I'm a designer out of Northern VA, here is a concept I have come up with and in time will present to the Hornets/Bobcats organization before the rebrand. Help get the word out if you are a fan and hopefully I can get the job to brand your NBA team!

 

The current secondary Bobcats' logo with the bobcat head and basketball is a nice logo, so carrying part of that over for the secondary here for a smooth transition.

 

Check out the rest of my work in my portfolio: http://ianbakar.com

 

Hornets_Branding_zps526dd74d.png

 

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#19 CarolinaPanthers8789

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 11:51 PM

Your designs are very interesting

I think one thing you will quickly learn is that a lot of people will have a problem with the light blue because many believe it symbolizes UNC. Remember; Duke, NCSU, and Wake Forest fans are also in the market.

It also seems that the teams is trying to make purple the primary color judging from there splash page on their website and the merchandise that they have been giving away.

The design itself is cool and definitely brings something new to the table. The only thing is post people are wanting the original purple and teal.

The logo is pretty interesting, it's much more fierce then the original and it seems like a lot of teams are trying to make their logo "more fierce." That was one underlying reason the Panthers updated their logo.

If you altered the colors, I guarantee you that people would get behind your design and lobby for it to be the next Hornets design.

Good luck.

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 12:09 AM

I like everything but a few colors. This would match the Panthers logo very well.



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 08:59 AM

I like the design, but it needs some pinstripes.



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 09:06 AM

I agree that design is sorely missing pinstripes. Without Purple, Teal, and Pinstripes they are just the B**cats with a new name on their chest.



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 10:34 AM

Im a Tar Heel fan and I understand people dont like the color light blue, but people need to grow up. 

 

If the Hornets were duke blue, or wake black/gold, or State red - I wouldnt care.  Its just a color, and quite frankly, I have a ton of ABC fans and they pick at me saying UNC light blue is a girl color, but at the end of the day, they all admit thats what one of the things the state of NC is known for - CAROLINA blue.



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 10:40 AM

Im a Tar Heel fan and I understand people dont like the color light blue, but people need to grow up.

If the Hornets were duke blue, or wake black/gold, or State red - I wouldnt care. Its just a color, and quite frankly, I have a ton of ABC fans and they pick at me saying UNC light blue is a girl color, but at the end of the day, they all admit thats what one of the things the state of NC is known for - CAROLINA blue.


I'm a unc fan but Carolina blue would be dumb. For me it's not anything about the color Bc of unc or college teams around the area. But the hornets are teal and purple. If u bring it back and just make it the colors u have now then it's a waste for most fans. If that's the case just stuck with the name and logo we have.

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 10:44 AM

Not every shade of light blue is Carolina blue. The one on the Back the Buzz stuff is not Carolina blue.



#26 TANTRIC-NINJA

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 10:57 AM

Id like to see an alternate charcoal grey uniform with teal and purple trim.

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 11:27 AM

I honestly hope we bring the colors and logo back to as close as it was originally. I know we wouldn't use the fleur de lis but I hate that NOLA folded hornet looking logo. new-orleans-hornets-logo.jpg



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 01:08 PM

The Carolina Panthers blue is not "Carolina" blue, but its still looked upon as such across the nation.

 

Hornets need to do something similar.  If they do the teal, thats okay too.  Old schools colors would work perfectly, but NC is a basketball state, and Carolina Blue is something we are known for.  If we can somehow work in something similar if they dont plan to go with the purple and teal, Id be all for it.



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 01:12 PM

Hello All

 

I'm a designer out of Northern VA, here is a concept I have come up with and in time will present to the Hornets/Bobcats organization before the rebrand. Help get the word out if you are a fan and hopefully I can get the job to brand your NBA team!

 

The current secondary Bobcats' logo with the bobcat head and basketball is a nice logo, so carrying part of that over for the secondary here for a smooth transition.

 

Check out the rest of my work in my portfolio: http://ianbakar.com

 

Hornets_Branding_zps27dd4f3c.png?t=13744

 

Hornets_ConceptUnis_zpse343aa80.png?t=13

Charlotte_HornetsConcept_3_zps0c5c6f44.p

 

I like the logo more than the uniforms, simply because they look a lot like the Utah Jazz' jerseys they ditched a couple years ago. c556.jpg

 

I think you'll see a purple jersey before a blue one as well.



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Posted 22 July 2013 - 01:21 PM

Thanks for the design. I like it, but like many said I want to stay away from light blue. 




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