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Stanford University Emblem

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Stanford University Emblem.

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Stanford uses four primary emblems as part of its visual identity: the Stanford Signature, the University Seal, the Block “S” with Tree and the plain Block “S”. These are combined to create various signatures for use on stationery and other communications.

The Block "S" with Tree is the symbol most proprietary to Stanford. The tree is a simpler graphic rendition of the Palo Alto seen on the Stanford seal. Like the seal, it serves to create a sense of place: a western, California location, unique to Stanford.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

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