Designer of the logo of the Olympic games in 2020 in Tokyo Kenjiro EZLN has rejected accusations of plagiarism, reported AP.
In Tokyo on 24 July, was presented the official emblem of the Olympic games is a symbolic image of the letter “T” made out of simple shapes gold, red, black and gray on a white background. The emblem of the Paralympic games, based on the equal sign.
Subsequently, the Belgian designer Olivier Debbie, who developed the logo for the theater in Liege, expressed the view that between his work and the emblem of the Olympic games-2020 there are some similarities.
“I was surprised by the reaction of Belgian designer – quoted Sano TASS. – I’ve never been to Belgium and have not seen this Liege logo. Create the logo for the Olympics was my dream. Some elements of our logos are similar, but they carry a different meaning.”
Sano is the winner of many awards, including the prestigious gold international advertising festival “Cannes lions” and also the “Black pencil” – the highest award of the British Association of designers and art Directors.
Note that almost all modern Olympic symbols designers to the public, was subjected to severe criticism. So, in the torch Vanoucver-2010 merciless critics saw similarities to “jamb”, and the logo of the 2012 Games – both the swastika and the symbol of Zionism.
Olympic games 2020 will be held in the capital of Japan from July 24 to August 9, 2020.