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Gerald Holtom

Logos Occultes:"Known as the 'peace sign' throughout the 1960's and into the present day, this symbol is the Teutonic rune of death. 1950's peace advocate Gerald Holtom may have been commissioned by communist sympathiser Bertrand Russell to design a symbol to unite leftist peace marchers in 1958. It is clear that either Holtom or Russell deemed the Teutonic (Neronic) cross as the appropriate symbol for their cause.Throughout the last 2,000 years this symbol has designated hatred of…

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peace and love signs | Il brille cool peace and love

Peace and Love - symbole de paix et de reconnaissance dans les années 1960 par les hippies (contestataires pacifiques contre la guerre du Vietnam). Inventé par le graphiste britannique Gerald HOLTOM lors d'une manifestation contre une usine d'armement nucléaire (langage sémaphore utilisé dans la marine britannique : N et D pour Nuclear Disarmament). Pour certains, le signe dans le cercle évoque une rune de l'alphabet Futhark. Repris dans les années 1970 par le mouvement hippie.

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Hippie tower. by BlizzlX 2nd place entry

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The CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) by Gerald Holtom | 1958 #logotheke #logo #logomark #logodesigner #logoinspirations #logoinspiration #logolove #logobrand #brand #branding #brandidentity #oldlogo #logodesigns #trademark #brandidentitydesign #identity #graphicdesign #design #logohistory #modernism #modernist #mark #symbol #icon #geraldholtom

REAL - The Peace Sign as we know it originated in Britain for the nuclear disarmament movement, in 1958, and was designed by Gerald Holtom. It later became a symbol of 1960s counterculture and an internationally recognized symbol for peace (☮).