As first reported earlier this week by graphic designer Conrad Burry, the New Orleans Pelicans have simplified their world emblem and up to date their wordmark for the 2023-24 season.
The earlier design, which was unveiled when the New Orleans Hornets became the Pelicans in 2013-14, featured an arched metropolis title, fleur-de-lis and the wrought-iron design seen on balconies all through the French Quarter above the chook.
That wordmark, in addition to the staff nickname that was included within a crimson semicircle on the backside of the brand, at the moment are in a stacked horizontal wordmark and separated from the chook, making it less complicated and extra scalable to be used on merchandise.
This now brings New Orleans’ world emblem according to its main icon, which was elevated from a partial logo ahead of the 2021-22 season. The one distinction is the shortage of a wordmark within the main icon, whereas the worldwide emblem should embrace the complete staff title.
Moreover, a number of sources have indicated the Pelicans plan to introduce new Assertion and Metropolis Version uniforms this season however will proceed to put on the earlier wordmark on their Affiliation and Icon uniforms till an overhaul in 2024-25.