Proposed Australian Flag Design – Traditional Green & Gold #Vexillology #Design

Australia – Flag history: ‘The colonies of Australia federated to become a single Commonwealth in 1901. That year, Australia’s first Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Sir Edmund Barton announced an international competition to design a flag for the new nation. It attracted 32,823 entries. Five near-identical entries were awarded equal first and the designers shared the £200 prize. The Australian …

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New Zealand flag design: ‘Traditional Blue’ – A considered evolution #Design #Vexillology

New Zealand Flag History: ‘New Zealand adopted our current flag in 1902. It’s derived from the maritime British Blue Ensign. The stars of the Southern Cross were added and, similar to other Commonwealth countries, the Union Jack remains in the first quarter to recognise that New Zealand started as a British colony. The current flag wasn’t our first flag, though. …

MikeNew Zealand flag design: ‘Traditional Blue’ – A considered evolution #Design #Vexillology

New Zealand Flag Consideration Project. Two designs nominated for the long-list:

Land Of The Long White Cloud [Ocean Blue] This design subtly references ‘The Land Of The Long White Cloud’ and the Southern Cross, with a nod to New Zealand’s silver fern and our geographic location within the world. The colour palette is iconic and has been reduced to reflect New Zealand’s strong connection with the ocean and environment – past, …

MikeNew Zealand Flag Consideration Project. Two designs nominated for the long-list: