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Cherry Blossom Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Unveiled, Will “Light Our Way To The Future”


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Organizers in Japan Wednesday unveiled a cherry blossom themed torch that will carry the Olympic flame from Athens to Tokyo in a relay set to start in exactly one year.   As the centrepiece for the Tokyo 2020 torch relay, the pink-gold 1.2 kg and 710 cm torch features five sakura petals cut in its […]

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Not a design to get excited about. 

Looks like a reject from the Asian Games or something less than Olympic.  Tokyo will be a "C" Games in terms of its design elements.  

Boy, Tokyo 2020 has been 0-4 in their designs so far:

1st logo - plagiarized!  2nd one, not much better. 

Main stadium design -- overly ambitious; replaced with a safe design. 

Closing CC Hand-over segment - too sterile to me. 

Torch - totally underwhelming.  (The pictograms are OK.) 

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6 hours ago, baron-pierreIV said:

Not a design to get excited about. 

Looks like a reject from the Asian Games or something less than Olympic.  Tokyo will be a "C" Games in terms of its design elements.  

Boy, Tokyo 2020 has been 0-4 in their designs so far:

1st logo - plagiarized!  2nd one, not much better. 

Main stadium design -- overly ambitious; replaced with a safe design. 

Closing CC Hand-over segment - too sterile to me. 

Torch - totally underwhelming.  (The pictograms are OK.) 

I love the torch design - nice mix of classic and modern.

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.......the cherry blossom thing is such a GOOD IDEA but dang it they missed unforgettable.........to me that should be the minimum standard for Olympic design..........it is such and awesome opportunity in the design world.

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