We thought this graphic summary was pretty spot-on. Only 46 days until Dragon Con! Be sure to check our Facebook page for all our progress photos, and we’ll have a very special update coming soon about SDCC at Home!
If you’re in the Atlanta area, you might have seen some of our jewelry in HomeGrown Decatur. Between Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 20, there will be a studio sale. You can find our regular pieces, plus discounts on our shoes! And it’s not just us – other great local artists will have their work on sale as well! So come on down, check it out. Buy something? Send us a picture – even if it isn’t something of ours!
New Modern Logo Honors Past and Represents the Future of Dragon Con
The new Dragon Con logo features a dragon in profile contained within a circle, with the Dragon Con name arching across the middle. The new colors are blue and gold with a touch of red, giving the design a bold and contemporary look.
“It was time to freshen up our logo, but it was important to maintain some continuity with the past,” said President Pat Henry. “The new logo honors our past, but also gives us something that represents Dragon Con’s present and future.”
The new logo design translates the former logo into a flatter graphic image which should become iconic and stand the test of time. The design is also easily translated into black and white from its rich color palette. The sleek new logo has modern appeal, but still reflects the convention’s humble beginnings.
“We are not the same show that we were back in 1995. We have experienced tremendous growth, morphing from a small convention that catered to a few specific interests into one embraced by the mainstream culture that encompasses so many aspects of fandom,” Henry said. “As we continue to grow and evolve, we believe our logo should reflect that.”
The modernized logo comes on the heels of the decision to update the convention name from Dragon*Con to Dragon Con, as the convention renews its style to reflect that of its membership and offering the best of pop culture, fantasy and sci-fi to its members in the 21st century.
About Dragon Con
Dragon Con is the internationally known pop culture convention held each Labor Day in Atlanta. Organized for fans, Dragon Con features more than about 3,000 hours of comics, film, television, costuming, art, music and gaming over four days. For more information, please visit www.dragoncon.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.