Design Manuals


The Design Manuals are the graphic core of each Olympic Games. These manuals contain all elements for a systematic design of the events. Without these guidelines the presentation of the Games would be totally chaotic. The design guidelines also called “Graphic Standards”, ”Graphic Manuals”, “Usage Guidelines”, “Design Manuals” and many other expressionswere first published in Tokio 1964. Although simple they covered the typical elements of modern guidelines such as the emblems, colours, mascots, slogan, typography, Look of the Games, main marks, pictograms and much, much, more...


TOKYO 1964

MUNICH 1972

MONTREAL 1976

SARAJEVO 1984



LOS ANGELES 1984

CALGARY 1988

SEOUL 1988

ALBERTVILLE 1992



BARCELONA 1992

LILLEHAMMER 1994

ATLANTA 1996

NAGANO 1998



SYDNEY 2000

SALT LAKE 2002

ATHENS 2004

TORINO 2006



BEIJING 2008

VANCOUVER 2010

LONDON 2012

SOCHI 2014



RIO 2016

PYEONGCHANG 2018

TOKYO 2020

BEIJING 2022