Graphic Design Of A Flag For Planet Earth
"Current expeditions in outer space use different national flags depending on which country is funding the voyage. The space travelers, however, are more than just representatives of their own countries.
They are representatives of planet Earth."
What could the flag of earth look like? Oskar Pernefeldt puts forward a compelling proposal at flagofplanetearth.com. National flags are appearing in outer space as national and international organisations venture ever more further into the void. Oskar believes its important to symbolise earths interconnectedness and interdependance with one flag. The graphic design maestro uses stark contrast and circular vexillography to herald a flag that reminds earth to stand united.
The resulting interstellar flag is an epic demonstration of graphic design. Seven silver rings form a flower in the center of the flag. Each ring is linked to every other ring to represent how everything on earth is directly or indireclty connected. The central graphic design rests on an azure field. The selection of the bright blue colour is an intelligent solution to the contrasted environment of space. A bright blue stands out vividly against the white machinary and deep black surrounds of space. The blue is representative of water, earths most vital resource.
Check out the excellent graphic design at A Flag For Planet Earth's website. Its a beautiful example of web design in itself.