Alternate NFL Helmet Logo Looks: Improvement?

Gorgeous piece by graphic designer Ken Carbone at FastCompany.com as he tries to one-up helmet logo designs of three NFL teams: the New England Patriots, Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Excerpt:

Among the weakest designs are the Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers , whose visually complicated logos become a graphic mess when televised and, I imagine, even if you’re sitting on the fifty-yard line.

Carbone’s effort? Mixed.

Washington Redskins New Design Helmets

His stunning success was this amazing re-design of the Redskins’ helmet, which he partly attributes to visiting the Art of the Samurai: Japanese Arms and Armor exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

After the jump, his attempts at improving the Pats’ and Bucs’ hard candy shells. Read more…