On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Flag Design Review committee met and unanimously approved a design for the new Orlando flag. The proposed flag is tentatively scheduled to be presented to the Orlando City Council for approval and adoption on Monday, July 24, 2017.

The Final Design Recommendation

Designed by Tim Eggert

Thank you to everyone who participated in the flag design contest. 

 

What Makes a Good Flag

what makes a good flag? all entries will be judged based on the north american vexillogical association's 5 principles of good design

1Keep it simple: The flag should be so simple that a child can draw it from memory.

2Use meaningful symbolism: The flag’s images, colors, or patterns should relate to what it symbolizes.

3Use 2-3 basic colors: Limit the number of colors on the flag to three, which contrast well and come from the standard color set.

4No lettering or seals: Never use writing of any kind or an organization’s seal.

5Be distinctive or be related: Avoid duplicating other flags, but use similarities to show connections.

Next Steps

  • The first round of voting concluded on April 17, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.
  • The Flag Design Review Committee met on May 1, 2017.
  • Feedback round on the Final Four concluded on May 22, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.
  • The Flag Design Review Committee met on June 16, 2017 and unanimously agreed to present City Council with a final design.

To review the design submission process, please visit the Flag Process page.

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