*Click to enlarge that bad boy*
You guys all know that I’m all for bringing back the brown to the Padres, so it excites me every time I see a redesign. I’ve shown you absolutely terrible Padres redesigns in the past, and I’ve shown you some amazing ones. This one is described by the creator, artist John Brubaker, as follows.
No more dorky ocean motifs, no shampoo bottle graphic design-y Padres wordmark, no poser Navy Blue, definitely no “sand.” No identity crisis. Just the original colors, brown and mustard. The home wordmark is based on the old PCL uniform and also the ones they wore in the mid-70s. The SD logo is the one they used before adding the horrible sharp edges, you know, just because they felt like it. The brown used here is a bit darker than the brown the Padres have used in the past. It creates a more striking, cleaner look. Mustard is used as an accent to prevent PTSD from the old all-mustard look.
Thoughts? I always liked the idea incorporating the PCL look with the brown.