What were they thinking?

By Elizabeth Comment

marcreport.jpgPaul Frankenstein pointed me to this poster for the Baltimore-D.C. MARC commuter train.

Now, I’m all for stark, totalitarian images that evoke repressive communist regimes and Orwellian levels of government surveillance, but really.

Actually, I’m curious about who signed off on that design.

That said, we almost did the same thing with the UnBeige logo banner. (I suggested that we use the red, black and yellow color scheme to give it a revolutionary feel, and at one point, the design included an upraised fist. Then Kenny wisely suggested that it looked a little, uh, fascist.)