British environmentalist and artist Gerald Watterson played a key role in the original panda logo by producing the initial sketches.
Warner was primarily concerned with entertainment, Time with journalism. So their common denominator needed to be much broader.
Just because it’s relevant, doesn’t mean you can’t do better using a design that doesn’t depict the product or service your client provides.
I judged my selection a little differently, basing my choices purely on the idea of the isolated marks, as opposed to recognition or flexibility. I reckon that’s partly why none of my five made it into the top 20, so I’ll share them here with you.