International award for new departmental logo

The new identity for the Department of Biology has been awarded a 2022 Indigo Design Award, winning Gold in their Logo Design category. 

The logo for the Department of Biology at Oxford University, created by Peloton Design company, was launched in 2021 to mark the merger of two Departments: Plant Sciences and Zoology. The new Department will take effect from 1 August 2022. 

The awards celebrate innovate design on an international scale, with the B shaped logo providing a window into the natural world that is studied in the Department. Many of the illustrations included were sourced from the local Ashmolean Museum, created by in-house botanical artist, Rosemary Wise or natural world artist, Sandra Doyle helping to create a diverse suite of logos for the department. 

Read more about the award here. For brand assets, including the suite of logos, see here

All biology logo variants
Foraminifera and sorrel flag mockups, butterfly logo tote mockup
Kingfisher and bacteriophage logos, a mockup of the beetle logo on a ring-bound booklet