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Student Designs ‘Elegant’ Emblem for Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee

Student Designs ‘Elegant’ Emblem for Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee

Thursday, 5 August, 2021 - 04:45
Britain's Queen Elizabeth attends a ceremony to mark her official birthday at Windsor Castle in Windsor, Britain, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool/File Photo

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee next summer will be defined by an "elegant" emblem created by a university student after winning a design competition.


Young creatives were set the challenge of summing-up the Queen’s 70-year reign with their artistic skills and Edward Roberts’ simple logo was chosen by a judging panel of industry experts, a local news agency reported.


The Queen's Platinum Jubilee will be marked next June by a special, four-day, bank holiday weekend. Celebrations will include a live concert staged outside Buckingham Palace with some of the world’s biggest stars, according to the German News Agency.


The teenager, 19, from Southwell, Nottinghamshire, said: "It's just an amazing feeling to win it. I couldn't believe I'd won it really. I was over the moon."


Edward, who is studying for a degree in graphic and communication design at the University of Leeds, has a passion for art and design and worked on the emblem in his spare time and made continual improvements.


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