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Whataday7,121 posts since 13 Sep 2001
HTV Wales Wales Today
One of the first presentation websites I ever came across was a single page dedicated to ITV's Generic Idents of 1989. At the time, the ITV hearts hadn't come along so this was the only attempt up to that point. Under each static image read the status of the idents (ie "Unused", "Used until 1993" or in the case of Grampian, "Still in use")

It's the unused versions that drew my attention the most, mainly because they were so dreadful to the point that you couldn't even make out the logo enclosed within the triangle of the V.

So a little mock here, pondering whether those unused idents would have worked any better if they were a little more dynamic, and weren't completely confined to the shape of a triangle.

(The actual unused idents can be found here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjxGZYZ8jkg)

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JAS842,649 posts since 26 Aug 2010
Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
These do look good. We know that Anglia's had the triangle colours the wrong way around, Granada's lacked the line between the arrowhead and the G, and Ulster's, TSW's, and TVS's were just plain unrecognisable (I think TVS's was based on the 3D bevel of the letter S, and completely ignored their actual symbol!). If these were what they were offered instead, perhaps only Anglia (who didn't want to throw out their year old ident package that ended up lasting 11 years) and TSW (who felt it didn't suit their image) would've rejected it, and the other regions may have kept theirs longer (Yorkshire, with it's edited version, was the second to last one to axe it, Grampian of course being last when they were forced by the ITV corporate logo change).
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