A Flag for the Hub City of Oregon

Albany, Oregon wants to join the ranks of cities with flags.  Spurred by the vexillonaires of GUAVA (the Greater Unified Albany Vexillological Association), led by West Albany High School math teacher Cole Pouliot, the city is running a design contest through 5 pm Pacific Time on 5 July 2016.  The design contest winner will receive a… Continue reading A Flag for the Hub City of Oregon

Vexilloid Tabloid #58

The latest issue of the PFA newsletter is here:  The Vexilloid Tabloid #58 (June 2016). Featuring: Introduction: NZ, VT, and Albany (Ted Kaye) A U.S. Canton Honoring Alaska (Michael Orelove) A Flag for the Other Portland (Ted Kaye) Czech Municipal Flags (interview with Petr Exner by Scott Mainwaring) Redesigning the U.S. Flag (Scott Mainwaring) New Flags for Australia's… Continue reading Vexilloid Tabloid #58

Czech Municipal Flags

An interview with Ing. Petr Exner of the Czech Flag Data Center Petr Exner runs FLADAC, the Flag Data Center (SVI, the Středisko vexilologických informací) in the Czech Republic.  The Center maintains the website vexi.info, which includes a giant online database of thousands upon thousands of Czech municipal flags. In 2005 the International Federation of Vexillological Associations… Continue reading Czech Municipal Flags

Ted Kaye Headed to Milwaukee

A quick update from Ted: As you know, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is engaged in city flag redesign. http://www.milwaukeeflag.com/ I will be heading there in two weeks to help guide the 5-person jury selecting the finalists. The organizer, graphic designer Steve Kodis, has created very active social channels: http://www.facebook.com/Greatertogether http://www.twitter.com/TogetherMKE http://www.facebook.com/milwaukeeflag http://www.twitter.com/MilwaukeeFlag I’m sure I will have… Continue reading Ted Kaye Headed to Milwaukee

Vexilloid Tabloid #57

The April edition of our newsletter is out early, featuring  an insightful article political science professor and psephologist Erik Herron on last year's referendum in New Zealand. (That vote determined the design that Kiwis are deciding this month whether to adopt as their new national flag.) Contents for Vexilloid Tabloid #57: Introduction: Psephology and NZ; Mississippi (Ted Kaye) How… Continue reading Vexilloid Tabloid #57