Monday, September 24, 2012
New logo: Bilbao Bizkaia
Bilbao is the tenth-largest city in Spain, and the largest city in the Basque Country and the capital of the Biscay province in northern Spain. Most of us are probably most familiar with its Guggenheim Museum. Last week, a new mark was unveiled that will market Bilbao and the province of Biscay (known as Bizkaia in Basque) internationally.
The new mark was selected through a contest organised by the Bizkaia Provincial Council and the Bilbao Town. Out of 84 submissions, ten were selected by a jury and put on display for the public to assess and vote for them. The jury then made the final decision and unveiled it last Friday, September 21.
The winning entry was created by Ros y Etcétera, who were paid €30,000 for their effort.
The ten finalists can be seen below. As you'll discover, there was a generally quite high standard for a logo competition.
All ten options came with concepts and mock-ups that can be viewed here. A selection from the winning submission is available below.