All our posts, in chronological order
If, you know, you want to read them in order.
By JVDW
28 Comments
Dec 23rd, 2011
With all my preaching of simplicity and refinement in the logo design of NHL teams, I might be accused of being a hypocrite, ranking the New Jersey Dev...
By JVDW
12 Comments
Dec 19th, 2011
Question. What is the ultimate predator? According to Animal Planet, it’s the Great White Shark. Unfortunately, for naming an NHL team, that mon...
By JVDW
18 Comments
Dec 12th, 2011
Given the reaction of some people who follow BTLNHL on Twitter, this appearance of the Carolina Hurricanes is long overdue. There seems to be a general...
By JVDW
47 Comments
Dec 5th, 2011
After a brief pause to talk with Terry Smith and to talk about Winter Classic jerseys, BTLNHL continues at #20 with the New York Islanders. I’m n...
By JVDW
16 Comments
Dec 1st, 2011
A little while ago, I had the pleasure of chatting with Terry Smith, the designer behind the San Jose Sharks logo, both the original and the current re...
By JVDW
4 Comments
Nov 29th, 2011
Yesterday, both the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers unveiled the jerseys they’ll be wearing on January 2, 2012 for the annual Winter...
By JVDW
24 Comments
Nov 25th, 2011
The first Canadian entry into the BTLNHL enclave is the Ottawa Senators, giving them the unenviable distinction of being the worst NHL logo in Canada. ...
By JVDW
4 Comments
Nov 24th, 2011
Last night, the NY Islanders played, for the first time, in the new third jerseys. It’s predominantly black with the team’s colours in the ...
By JVDW
23 Comments
Nov 21st, 2011
Okay, so a design team walks into a meeting with a corporate client. They were hired to work on their logo and after a few months of sketches, consulta...
By JVDW
18 Comments
Nov 16th, 2011
In design, context is huge. And before making this list, I had no idea what a Blue Jacket even was. A type of bee? The Italian soccer team’s offi...