1968 LOGO for the Canberra College of Advanced Education

Following our working party submission to Sam Richardson, Principal of Canberra College of Advanced Education to establish a School of Environmental Design I was asked to design a logo for CUC.
It is essentially 5Cs linked together to loosely represent the five envisaged schools at its formation + the fact that C was a repetitive initial.
It was universally approved, but some years later the CCAE became the UC and fortunately they kept the same logo but made it three-dimensional – without any consultation. Society today has no compunction about the ethics of changing someone’s design – but they wouldn’t dream of altering a painting or a sculpture !


History of the C-Star logo