Anyway the state just dropped $1M and 6 months to come up with a logo to use to promote Colorado to the rest of the world, and came up with this:
another contest here in which students at my Alma mater Metro State, were given 2 days to come up with a better logo. The top six are these:
Whoever did the #3 logo got lucky in that I was not in that class, and did not collaborate on the work. I would have used the graphics, but without the enclosing dome. Instead I'd have put the graphic on the side of a big, fat, smoldering blunt.
I don't use the stuff, nor do I endorse it but if you're trying to capture the essence of the state as it currently stands....