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New Name + New Logos for Rocky Mountain Vibes by Brandiose
 

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Noted Dec. 6, 2018 by Armin

Industry / Sports Tags /

About

(Est. 2018) “The Rocky Mountain Vibes are a Minor League Baseball team that will begin play as a member of the Pioneer League in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 2019 as the rookie affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. They will play their home games at Security Service Field which opened in 1988 and seats 8,500 people.” (Wikipedia)

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Brandiose (San Diego, CA)

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Rocky Mountain Vibes press release

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The team colors of the Vibes are familiar to Coloradans as they are inspired by the state flag: rubine red, navy, gold, sky blue, and tan. The primary logo features the team name "Vibes" in a fiery font resting on a marshmallow roasting stick. The other logos pull inspiration from the same fiery font and marshmallow theme. The flaming "CS" logo features a marshmallow with a bite taken out to form "C" on a roasting stick with the "S" on fire. Another logo features the Colorado "C" on a flaming marshmallow, while the final logo features a vibing mallow with sunglasses, a graham cracker vest, sunglasses, hiking boots, and flaming hair, while flashing the new Vibes "V" with his right hand.

Rocky Mountain Vibes press release

Images (opinion after)
New Name + New Logos for Rocky Mountain Vibes by Brandiose
Primary logo.
New Name + New Logos for Rocky Mountain Vibes by Brandiose
Primary logo on dark background.
New Name + New Logos for Rocky Mountain Vibes by Brandiose
Primary logo, wordmark, and one of the alternate logos.
New Name + New Logos for Rocky Mountain Vibes by Brandiose
Unveiling. (Another secondary logo shown in the center.)
New Name + New Logos for Rocky Mountain Vibes by Brandiose
Cap.
New Name + New Logos for Rocky Mountain Vibes by Brandiose
Swag in sad-looking store.
Name and logo introduction video.
Opinion

The old logo was pretty fun, with an angry Rocky mountain that had clouds for eyebrows so it’s quite a feat that it actually got upstaged. I realize at this point you either hate or love the team names of Minor League Baseball and you either hate or love the work of Brandiose. I am endlessly amused by both so until that changes you are stuck with more of these posts, especially if there is a flaming s’more in sunglasses involved. It’s just so damn hilarious that any kind of organization would adopt a logo like this. There is much to like (or hate, as the case may be) here but my favorite feature of the logo is the little marshmallow arms breaking through the Graham cracker. The flaming “Vibes” wordmark on a stick is also hilarious and pulled off quite convincingly. The one weird thing in all this is the “ROCKY MOUNTAIN” treatment, which feels too tame and static in contrast with the rest. (For any of our international readers, the “C” in “ROCKY” comes from the state flag of Colorado.) The secondary logos — marshmallows on sticks — are not as awesome but they still rank pretty high in the chart of awesomeness. And put me down for one cap, please.

Thanks to Troy DeRose for the tip.

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