Olympic Pictograms Through Time

Olympic icons
An Animated appraisal

Found this article a week ago in the New York Times, about graphic designer Steven Heller who traces the evolution of the tiny symbols for each Olympic sport since their appearance in 1936; the good ones, the messy ones, the artsy and such.

Watch the clip here:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/02/24/sports/olympics/pictograms-interactive.html

enjoy!

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