I’ve critiqued a few changes in my last entry, but I think I will go for a full rundown. Uni Watch breaks them down in the above link, so I will comment on each story.
Let me first say that I hate the idea of Christmas uniforms. I think the money grab is really unnecessary. But people eat it up. I liked the old look of just a snowflake. But overhauling it is not something I dig. But since they are going to do it, at least this year’s look doesn’t offend me.
Remember when Scott O’Brien put together a Kickstarter to help fund his coloring book of depressing moments in Cleveland sports history? After the news of LeBron James returning to the Cavaliers, the artist announced his intentions to create another coloring book. Only this time, it’s about the good times in Cleveland sports.
I spoke with O’Brien about his decision to start up another coloring book project about Cleveland sports.
“I’ve kind have been bouncing around (the idea for this book) in my mind,” said O’Brien. “In researching the first book, I came across a lot of things in Cleveland sports history that I was aware of and some of them I wasn’t too familiar with. After doing the first one, I always thought about doing a ‘great moments’ book. I never knew what the right time would be. But when LeBron announced his return, there was a lot of optimism for Cleveland sports now. It seemed like a good time to do it.”
My one wish for this court was to somehow incorporate a honeycomb design into the floor. What they did was not only deliver that, but did it in a very tasteful way.
The simplicity of the sideline and baseline is really nice. The key is purple, which really balances the color. The center court logo is the primary, which is a good choice. I wish they used the crown logo instead of the Buzz City logo.
The parquet honeycomb floor is the winner here. It has staying power as a unique element that makes this team instantly recognizable just by their floor. It’s not overkill and yet it really captures the identity of this team.