The poster for the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki was the Paavo Nurmi poster that was created for the 1940 Games, which were never held because of the Second World War. It was just updated with the dates and the lines around the country, drawn in red on a globe in the background. photo credit: extranet.narc.fi
Symbolizing the most controversial games in history, the Nazi Olympics, were as conflicted as this symbol representing them. The Imperial eagle has been a symbol of the region for generations, but emblazoned with the swastika, a symbol coopted from the Jewish people, it shows the way in which Germany had been stolen by mad men. The Olympic rings are ironic because the Olympics represent unity through national friendship, while the Nazi's valued unity through force. High cognitive effort
To promote its 2012 London Olympics sponsorship, these Cadbury ‘Enjoy the Moment’ idents ran 600 times over the Games. The brief was to create motion sculptures of Olympic athletes representing the fun, celebration, and visual excitement of the games, resulting in a Cadbury branded visual treat.