renowned graphic designer milton glaser has designed a logo for donald trump‘s ‘space force’. the american president outlined plans for the new addition of a branch that would focus on space warfare within the US military in june.

 

following on from trump’s meeting of the national space council, where he directed the pentagon and department of defense to realise his ambitions, eight prominent graphic designers have branded the proposed agency. all art work has been commissioned by bloomberg businessweek.

 

glaser mocks donald trump in his design of a branded patch meant to represent trump’s ‘space force’. two bright red arrows are placed either side the organisation’s name ‘SPACE’ which sits at the centre of a silhouette of the US president’s head. paired with a a constellation of planets the design suggests there is little going on inside his skull.

milton glaser perfectly mocks donald trump, among designers to create logo for president's ‘space force’
illustration by erin knutson
artwork created for bloomberg business

 

 

erin knutson‘s design combines typefaces associated with various liberal media outlets. bloomberg says of the design: ‘above, space force is a futuristic proposition born of nostalgia, embodied in a type mashup of NASA’s worm, sci-fi gaming, and metal bands whose events might inspire trump’s own rallies.’

milton glaser perfectly mocks donald trump, among designers to create logo for president's ‘space force’
illustration by david reinfurt
artwork created for bloomberg business

 

 

david reinfurt‘s logo design is inspired by the effects of a black hole. suggesting negative connotations when it comes to the newly proposed organization, the united states space force typeface is warped as it swirls into the blank space at the centre of the patch.

milton glaser perfectly mocks donald trump, among designers to create logo for president's ‘space force’
illustration by other means
artwork created for bloomberg business

 

 

new york-based graphic design studio other means had created a logo that evokes spaceballs. parodying the original star wars trilogy, the mel brooks movie features a bumbling dictator steering a ship selling spaceballs merch.

milton glaser perfectly mocks donald trump, among designers to create logo for president's ‘space force’
illustration by lance wyman
artwork created for bloomberg business

 

 

I developed an obvious image of earth surrounded by the words ‘SPACE FORCE,’ suggesting satellites’, lance wyman says of his design. ‘besides the obvious use of space for military purposes, I would hope it will be a collaborative force to monitor and help avoid polluting space.

milton glaser perfectly mocks donald trump, among designers to create logo for president's ‘space force’
illustration by mgmt. design
artwork created for bloomberg business

 

 

brooklyn-based graphic design studio mgmt. design has gone for a comical approach when it comes to their logo design. depicting an alien surrounded by the united states space force name, it serves as a reference to the current issues regarding U.S. immigration policy. other designs include sagi haviv’s of chermayeff & geismar & haviv, inspired by the former logo for the U.S. air force, which was abandoned in 2000, and a logo created by ELLA, a design partnership based in LA, which incorporates the space protection agency.

milton glaser perfectly mocks donald trump, among designers to create logo for president's ‘space force’
illustration by sagi haviv
artwork created for bloomberg business

 

milton glaser perfectly mocks donald trump, among designers to create logo for president's ‘space force’
illustration by ella
artwork created for bloomberg business

  • I am really getting sick and tired how designboom is constantly publishing mockeries of our current president. Had db done so with the previous one also, I could have viewed this as ‘reporting on contemporary trends’ but alas…

    Irma R. says:
  • I enjoyed this and will stay subscribed. Don’t let the door hit your ass on the way out, Irma.

    LOL says:
  • @Irma R.
    Yes. But alas, this “President” is a mockerie and therefore highly mockable. Don’t like it? Move to Russia.

    DavidHard says:
  • Hey Irma, in the digital age of memes the president should be less apt to being made a fool of. The only thing he is great at besides being a grade A egghole is making that known.

    Emma says:
  • This is awesome. Keep it up DB.

    Ben says:
  • nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, nope…somebody call draplin.

    herman says:
  • Irma has issues.
    I love this.
    Freedom of speech! Irma!
    Don’t like it gtfo! Lol

    Mar says:
  • Milton Glaser design is tight, like them all. Go Trump!!

    danworkingman says:
  • Irma, I’m with you.

    Ben says:
  • Thank you Milton 🙂

    Rich says:
  • Seems like Irma should be mad at Bloomberg, and design boom is merely reporting on the news, which could easily be considered newsworthy in the design world

    Marty mcdonald says:
  • I agree with you, Irma. The double standards that have applied to our president are unconscionable. Lowest unemployment and healthiest economy in years, that’s worth commenting. Quit the whining and vulgarities.

    Sick of it says:
  • There’d be far less mockery of him if he weren’t so deserving of it. Whining and vulgarity are his specialities. Space Force is a joke. These designs are great.

    Sick of him says:
  • Irma, et. al…They’ve got openings in Russia for great design patriots. Thank you Milton Glasier for keeping “reality” in check.

    Andrew Birch says:
  • Irma, when you roll out two major goofball logo concepts (Trump Pence campaign and now Space Force), be prepared for a critique and laughs. Compare with the acclaimed NASA “Worm” and the Obama campaign. It’s designing, not cartooning!

    Geneff says:
  • Irma, Ben. And a goldfish.

    ricky lawrence says:

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